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Top Gun: Maverick to feature the iconic F-14 Tomcat

Top Gun: Maverick to feature the iconic F-14 Tomcat

According to some Facebook rumors, the F-14 Tomcat in Top Gun: Maverick will play the role of enemy aircraft The interesting photos in this post show Tom Cruise...
Maverick Down? Tom Cruise dives through the snow in Lake Tahoe for intense Top Gun 2 scenes

Maverick Down? Tom Cruise dives through the snow in Lake Tahoe for intense Top...

The actor appeared to be filming a dramatic scene (possibly after having ejected from his aircraft), as he also donned his famed red and white helmet as he fell through the...
Before the F-4C: the F-110A Spectre, the Century Series Fighter that Never Was

Before the F-4C: the F-110A Spectre, the Century Series Fighter that Never Was

27 F-4Bs were "bought" from the Navy order for S 147.8 m on the understanding that the Navy would have them back once the USAF's Phantom variant, the F-4C (originally F-110A...
F-4 Vs F-8: the rivalry between the first "All-Weather Interceptor" and the “Last of the Gunfighters”

F-4 Vs F-8: the rivalry between the first “All-Weather Interceptor” and the “Last of...

“The F-4s got off to a horrid start when running into F-8s. Their reputation was dog-s**t,” Jerry B. "Devil" Houston, former F-8 driver The McDonnell two-place, twinjet, all-weather...
Airbus, Lockheed Martin team up and offer A330 MRTT to U.S. government

Airbus, Lockheed Martin team up and offer A330 MRTT to U.S. government

“The U.S. Air Force deserves the best aerial-refueling technology and performance available under the sun and this great industry team, Lockheed Martin and Airbus, will offer exactly that,” Tom Enders, Airbus...
Cool HD Video shows VF-211 F-14A Tomcats taking fuel from RAF Tristar Tanker

Cool HD Video shows VF-211 F-14A Tomcats taking fuel from RAF Tristar Tanker

“In this particular mission, not only were we refueling at night, but we were doing so on top of a thunderstorm,” Keith “Virus” Schomig, former F-14A Tomcat RIO with VF-211 Checkmates
The story of No.26 Squadron “Black Ravens” MiG-21s, the Egyptian Air Force Top Guns of Yom Kippur War

The story of No.26 Squadron “Black Ravens” MiG-21s, the Egyptian Air Force Top Guns...

Pilots from No. 26 Squadron strove to improve their skills to a degree where they could outmatch the Israelis, and they were the first to start setting up literal 'aerial ambushes'

USAF orders 360 JASSM-ER cruise missiles

JASSM-ER has more than two-and-a-half times the range of JASSM for greater standoff distance The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has placed a $390 million contract to buy 360 JASSM-ER cruise missiles from Lockheed Martin. Work will...
U.S. and other Foreign Volunteers with the Israeli Air Force during the October 1973 War

Yoel Arnoff and the other U.S. and Foreign Volunteers with the Israeli Air Force...

What information has become available so far indicates the presence of only three U.S. officers with the IDF/AF during the October 1973 War Arab, especially Egyptian observers repeatedly...
Israel offers surplus F-16s to Colombia to replace the country's Kfir fighter jets

US could block Israeli’s F-16 sale to Croatia

Washington is upset that Israel added advanced Israeli-made electronic systems to the F-16s, giving Jerusalem an edge over American planes US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has reportedly...