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THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE F-14 TOMCAT’s FIRST AIR-TO-AIR VICTORY

The F-14 Tomcats were fired on by the Libyans, turning what had been a game of cat and mouse into a deadly encounter The more...

LCDR TREMEL EXPLAINS HOW HE SHOT DOWN THE SYRIAN Su-22 FITTER 

LCDR Tremel admitted that the shoot-down required two missiles Save The Royal Navy had the opportunity to speak with LCDR Michael Tremel, the fighter pilot...

HERE’s A PHOTO OF THE U.S. NAVAL AVIATOR WHO SHOT DOWN...

LCDR Tremel is in front of F/A-18E 'AJ302' BuNo. 168914 that he was flying when he downed the Fitter Brought to my attention by Jared Smith,...

INTERESTING PHOTO SHOWS F-35C FIRING AN AIM-9X SIDEWINDER WHILE INVERTED

The AIM-9X is the fifth generation Sidewinder and features a high off-boresight focal-plane array seeker mounted on a highly maneuverable airframe with a greatly...

AND HERE’s A PHOTO OF THE VFA-87 F/A-18E FITTER KILLER (ALONG...

The two F/A-18E Super Hornet pilots "did everything they could to try to warn the Fitter away. They did a head-butt maneuver, they launched...

IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING WHICH U.S. NAVY SUPER HORNET SQUADRON...

The F/A-18E Super Hornet from VFA-87 Golden Warriors apparently fired two missiles: one AIM-9X Sidewinder from a range of just 0.6 miles which missed...

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