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F-14 plane captain recalls when his Tomcat RTB from ACM training with 95% of its starboard stab missing. The pilot never knew it was missing and just used a little trim for the ACM mission.
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14 plane captain recalls when his Tomcat RTB from ACM training with 95% of its starboard stab missing. The pilot never knew it was missing and just used a little trim for the ACM mission.
F-14 Pilot explains how he was able to land his Tomcat after the radome came off during and ACM engagement, at a speed of 600 knots, at an altitude of 28,000 feet
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14 Pilot explains how he was able to land his Tomcat aboard USS Eisenhower after the radome came off during and ACM engagement, at a speed of 600 knots, at an altitude of 28,000 feet
Project Featherduster: the exercise that proved the F-104 could have been a better MiG killer than the F-4C, F-105D and F-100D
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former F-104 Pilots explain why despite the Starfighter many limitations they loved flying the Zipper
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The tense story of the US Navy F-4 crew who had to eject while flying at high speed, low altitude over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator recalls when a fellow F-4 Phantom II pilot had to eject because he ran out of fuel after he stayed in afterburner too long during ACM training
The story of the US Navy F-8 pilots that instructed USAF F-4 crews in ACM, beat them during every engagement and made Robin Olds angry
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy F-8 pilots that instructed USAF F-4 crews in ACM, beat them during every engagement and made Robin Olds angry
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
F-4 Vs F-8: the rivalry between the first "All-Weather Interceptor" and the “Last of the Gunfighters”
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-4 Vs F-8: the rivalry between the first “All-Weather Interceptor” and the “Last of the Gunfighters”
Book provides never told stories of VF-14 Tophatters Squadron and the F-14 Tomcat
Books / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
BOOK PROVIDES NEVER TOLD STORIES OF VF-14 TOPHATTERS SQUADRON AND THE F-14 TOMCAT
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