The designation F-8M was reserved for a proposal for the
remanufacture of low-time F-8As. However, by this time, very few
F-8As were still around and the idea never achieved fruition.
Vought F-8 Crusader, Peter Mersky, Osprey, 1981.
The American Fighter, Enzo Angelucci and Peter Bowers, Orion, 1987.
United States Navy Aircraft Since 1911, Gordon Swanborough and
Peter M. Bowers, Smithsonian, 1989.
Ray Wagner, American Combat Planes, Third Enlarged Edition,