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The Original Tomcat: Did you know the Grumman F7F Tigercat was originally to be named the Tomcat?
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Original Tomcat: Did you know the Grumman F7F Tigercat was originally to be named “Tomcat?”
Taming the Tomcat: test pilot in the F-14 Program tells the story of the "Great DLC Fight with Grumman" and explains why the Tomcat handled better at 15 than it did at 17 units AOA
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Taming the Tomcat: test pilot in the F-14 Program tells the story of the “Great DLC Fight with Grumman” and explains why the Tomcat handled better at 15 than it did at 17 units AOA
The story of Robert Lee Scott, the P-40 pilot who waged a one-man war against Imperial Japan and became AVG commander when the unit became the 23rd Fighter Group
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of Robert Lee Scott, the P-40 pilot who waged a one-man war against Imperial Japan and became AVG commander when the unit became the 23rd Fighter Group
From Missileer to Tomcat: The saga of the development of the F-14 out of the ashes of the Joint Service F-111B program
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
From Missileer to Tomcat: The saga of the development of the F-14 out of the ashes of the Joint Service F-111B program
We shed light on the Kill scored by Commander Emory Brown against a North Vietnamese MiG-21 (Brown was VF-84 CO when the Jolly Rogers did the flying scenes for the movie "The Final Countdown")
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
We shed light on the Kill scored by Commander Emory Brown against a North Vietnamese MiG-21 (Brown was VF-84 CO when the Jolly Rogers did the flying scenes for the movie “The Final Countdown”)
USS Connecticut near loss and the Year of Lost Subs. In 1968 four Submarines were lost: the French Minerve, the Israeli Dakar, the Soviet K-129 and the American USS Scorpion.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Naval Warfare
USS Connecticut near loss and the Year of Lost Subs. In 1968 four Submarines were lost: the French Minerve, the Israeli Dakar, the Soviet K-129 and the American USS Scorpion.
The US Navy SBD Dauntless Dive Bombers’ strike and the momentum of Midway shift from the most powerful Carrier Task Force on Earth, to a single remaining Imperial Japanese Navy Carrier
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The US Navy SBD Dauntless Dive Bombers’ strike and the momentum of Midway shift from the most powerful Carrier Task Force on Earth to a single remaining Imperial Japanese Navy Carrier
That time Kris Kristofferson stole a US Army helicopter and landed it in Johnny Cash's yard
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
That time Kris Kristofferson stole a US Army helicopter and landed it in Johnny Cash’s yard
On the Eve of the Battle of Midway Legendary Naval Aviator Jimmy Thach had 27 F4F Wildcat fighters and was his Squadron’s Only Pilot
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Did you Know on the Eve of the Battle of Midway Legendary Naval Aviator Jimmy Thach had 27 F4F Wildcat fighters and was his Squadron’s Only Pilot?
The Unknown Role Played by the F-104 Starfighter During Operation Bolo
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Starfighter’s Worst Day: The Story of two USAF F-104 pilots involved in Iron Hand escort missions that were Shot Down on the Same Day by North Vietnamese SAMs
The “accidental” arrival of the legendary F4U Corsair in the South Pacific and the story of Ken Walsh, the first man to become a “Corsair ace”
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Fox Four Uncle: The Legendary F4U Corsair was Plagued by Troubles as a carrier aircraft but became the Primary USMC Fighter during WW II
XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a flying legend
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a Flying Legend
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who landed his Cessna in Red Square
Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Smart Missiles and Dumb Bombs: the day Argentinian Super Étendards and A-4C Skyhawks sank MS Atlantic Conveyor and HMS Coventry
The story of Suzanna, the Modified Iraqi Falcon 50 Business Jet that almost Sank US Navy’s guided missile frigate USS Stark
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Suzanna, the Modified Iraqi Falcon 50 Business Jet that almost Sank US Navy’s guided missile frigate USS Stark
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