LTV A-7 Corsair II. Catapult crew members prepare to launch an A-7 Corsair II aircraft from the No. 2 catapult aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). The Corsair is one of several aircraft from the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River aboard the Lincoln for the purpose of testing the carrier's flight deck capabilities. Atlantic Ocean, 1989. Photo by Tracy Lee Didas.