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Q&A with a former F-14 Tomcat RIO: Dave "Bio" Baranek answers your questions
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
From the F-14 retirement to dogfighting against the F/A-18: former Tomcat RIO answers your questions
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
The story of the Iraqi MiG-23 Flogger that mistakenly shot down an Iranian F-14 Tomcat that was defecting to Iraq
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of the Iraqi MiG-23 Flogger that mistakenly shot down an Iranian F-14 Tomcat that was defecting to Iraq
A Kill is a Kill! The story of the Iraqi MiG-23 that crashed while trying to escape from two AIM-54 Phoenix missiles fired by US Navy F-14 Tomcats
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
A Kill is a Kill! The story of the Iraqi MiG-23 that crashed while trying to escape from two AIM-54 Phoenix missiles fired by US Navy F-14 Tomcats
The story of the US Navy TARPS-equipped F-14 Tomcat that took a photo of its own GBU-12 heading for its target
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / Weapons
The story of the US Navy TARPS-equipped F-14 Tomcat that took a photo of its own GBU-12 heading for its target
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
F-14 Pilot’s Unreleased Notes on Filming “The Final Countdown”
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
“Splash the Zeros!” F-14 pilot who flew in The Final Countdown shares his personal notes on the movie that introduced the Tomcat to Hollywood
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Former F-14D pilot tells the story of when Chuck Yeager called his Super Tomcat “the only real fighter” featured at Edwards AFB air show
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14D pilot recalls that time Chuck Yeager said his Super Tomcat was “the only real fighter” featured at Edwards AFB air show
Tomcat Vs BUFF: B-52 pilot recalls the dogfights he and his crew had against US Navy F-14 fighter jets
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat Vs BUFF: B-52 pilot recalls the dogfights he and his crew had against US Navy F-14 fighter jets
The Great Shoot-off: US Naval Aviator tells the story of the huge DACT session where many F-14s faced many F-15s (Spoiler: The Tomcats scored a lot of simulated kills against the Eagles)
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The Great Shoot-off: US Naval Aviator tells the story of the huge DACT session where many F-14s faced many F-15s (Spoiler: The Tomcats scored a lot of simulated kills against the Eagles)
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Getting Grumman and the Tomcat through Difficult Times: the story of Bob Belter, the man who bought the first 70 F-14 Fighter Jets for the US Navy
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Getting Grumman and the Tomcat through Difficult Times: the story of Bob Belter, the man who bought the first 70 F-14 Fighter Jets for the US Navy
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Landing a flying bullet: former F-14 pilot explains how he was able to land his crippled Tomcat with the wings swept back
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14 pilot tells the story of when he landed his crippled Tomcat with the wings swept back
Sponsored by: Tomcat TALES
F-14 Cockpit Selfie – The Untold Story
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat RIO tells the story behind this famed F-14 Cockpit Selfie
A Life-or-Death Experience: Former F-14 pilot tells the story of when he and his RIO had a Tomcat single-engine cat shot
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A Life-or-Death Experience: Former F-14 pilot tells the story of when he and his RIO had a Tomcat single-engine cat shot
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
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
Phantom Vs Tomcat: RIO who Flew Both the F-4 and the F-14 tells which one was the better fighter
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 Tomcat RIO explains how he and his pilot were able to face alone 5 gutsy F-4 Phantoms and come out on top
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