A-12 Avenger II

Intruder Vs Legacy Hornet: Naval Aviator who flew both explains why the A-6 was like a ’65 Ford F-100 while the F/A-18 was like an ’84 Pontiac Fiero

Intruder Vs Legacy Hornet: Naval Aviator who flew both explains why the A-6 was like a ’65 Ford F-100 while the F/A-18 was like an ’84 Pontiac Fiero

‘I'm tremendously thankful to have flown both and while the Hornet got me in and out of combat, I'll always… Read More

2 years ago

The story of the last days of the A-6 Community and the “Intruder Reef”

On Dec. 19, 1996, the last deployment of the iconic Grumman A-6 ended when all the Intruders of VA-75 ‘Sunday… Read More

2 years ago

Did you know that NASA YF-12C was actually an SR-71 with a bogus A-12 tail number?

The so-called YF-12C was SR-71A 61-7951, modified with YF-12A inlets and engines and a bogus tail number 06937 belonging to… Read More

3 years ago

The A-6F, the A-12 and the End of the Intruder Community

Now the mention of the Intruder still frequently elicits remarks like 'retired too soon' and 'wish it was still in… Read More

5 years ago