Thanks to our partners

F-14 RIO who visited the Blackbird's Roost at Beale AFB tells the story of two memorable SR-71 takeoffs... And that of his Tomcat's unrestricted climb
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Tomcat RIO tells the story of when he and his Pilot flew to Beale AFB in their F-14 to discuss “operational matters” with SR-71 Blackbird crews
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
The story of the US Navy F-14 Tomcat that intercepted a Concorde during Operation Desert Shield
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 Tomcat RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot intercepted a Concorde during Operation Desert Shield
The RAF F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jets that Never Were
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
In late 1970s the British MoD concluded that the F-14 was the only fighter that could meet Britain’s defence needs but RAF never bought the Tomcat. Here’s why.
US Navy F-14 Pilot explains how he was able to Land his Tomcat Without Canopy after his Backseater erroneously Bailed Out
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 Pilot explains how he was able to Land his Tomcat Without Canopy after his Backseater erroneously Bailed Out
Tomcat RIO tells the story of Santa Brutus, VF-211 Fighting Checkmates F-14 featuring Christmas-Theme Markings
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat RIO tells the story of Santa Brutus, VF-211 Fighting Checkmates F-14 featuring Christmas-Theme Markings
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Former F-14 RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot outran a USAF F-15 aggressor during a TOPGUN mission with their “Bombcat” fully loaded
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Former F-14 RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot outran a USAF F-15 aggressor during a TOPGUN mission with their “Bombcat” fully loaded
Launching the Phoenix and dogfighting against the F-15: Q & A with F-14 Tomcat RIO Dave "Bio" Baranek Part 2
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
From doing a flyby of the tower at over 400 knots to ejecting from an F-14: former Tomcat RIO answers your questions
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
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
Advertise

Always up to date! News and offers delivered directly to you!

Get the best aviation news, stories and features from The Aviation Geek Club in our newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox.


    Back to top
    My Agile Privacy
    This website uses technical and profiling cookies. Clicking on "Accept" authorises all profiling cookies. Clicking on "Refuse" or the X will refuse all profiling cookies. By clicking on "Customise" you can select which profiling cookies to activate. In addition, this site installs Google Analytics in version 4 (GA4) with anonymous data transmission via proxy. By giving your consent, the data will be sent anonymously, thus protecting your privacy.
    Warning: some page functionalities could not work due to your privacy choices