VFA-131 "WILDCATS" Patches

VFA-131 TailFin (Red) VFA-131 TailFin (Red)
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm. This is the red version of their tailfin showing their mascot, the Wildcats.

VFA-131 Pilot Nametag VFA-131 Pilot Nametag
Size: 2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This is the color version of the nametags for the pilots for VFA-131.

 

VFA-131 Pilot Nametag (Des) VFA-131 Pilot Nametag (Des)
Size: 2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

This is the desert version of the nametags for the pilots for VFA-131.

 

VFA-131 Squadron Patch (Blue) VFA-131 Squadron Patch (Blue)
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm. They currently fly the F/A-18 'Super Hornet'. This patch does not come with velcro attached.

VFA-131 Squadron (Desert) Patch VFA-131 Squadron (Desert) Patch
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.00

The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm. This is the desert version.

VFA-131 Aircraft Patch VFA-131 Aircraft Patch
Size: 3"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm.

VFA-131 Aircraft (Desert) Patch VFA-131 Aircraft (Desert) Patch
Size: 3"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm. This is the desert A/C version.

VFA-131 Plane Captain Patch VFA-131 Plane Captain Patch
Size: 3"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm. This is the patch worn by the crews that maintain the aircraft.

VFA-131 2013 'E' Patch (Red Cat-head) VFA-131 2013 'E' Patch (Red Cat-head)
Size: 5" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

This is the CSFWL 2013 Battle 'E' award patch created for the Wildcats when they won.

VFA-131 20th Anniversary Patch VFA-131 20th Anniversary Patch
Size: 3"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.00

This is the 20th Anniversary patch for VFA-131. The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm. Since they have flown "single seat" aircraft for their entire history, this 20th Anniversary patch also says "Single Seat Forever" along the bottom.

VFA-131 2002 ESTOCIN Patch VFA-131 2002 ESTOCIN Patch
Size: 4 3/4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.00

This is the 2002 "ESTOCIN"/Battle 'E' patch for VFA-131. The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm. Since they have flown "single seat" aircraft for their entire history, this 20th Anniversary patch also says "Single Seat Forever" along the bottom.

VFA-131 1983 'First & Finest' Patch VFA-131 1983 'First & Finest' Patch
Size: 4 1/4"
In Stock: Yes
Price: $10.99

This is the "Establishment" patch for VFA-131 stating that they were the "FIRST AND FINEST", commissioning in 1983. The Wildcats were established in October 1983 as a new Hornet squadron and belonged (initially) to CVW-7 aboard the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69). They participated in exercises against Libya in 1986 from the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). In 1991, they converted from 'A' Models to 'C' Models, resumed with the "Ike", and participated in Desert Shield, but not Desert Storm.

 

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