Air Defense Command

F-106 Vs F-4: Six Pilot tells the story of when his Delta Dart Squadron Beat a Phantom II Unit during Scramble Training and explains why the F-106 Scrambled faster than the F-4

F-106 Vs F-4: Six Pilot tells the story of when his Delta Dart Squadron Beat a Phantom II Unit during Scramble Training and explains why the F-106 Scrambled faster than the F-4

‘In the post-action debriefing, we found that ALL the F-106 Delta Dart aircraft got to the runway before the FIRST… Read More

2 years ago

USAF F-102 pilot recalls how the cockpit noise level never changed during the few times he broke the sound barrier in the Deuce

The biggest drawback to the F-102 was its lack of speed. It was a supersonic aircraft, but only by a… Read More

3 years ago

A quick look at why the F-104 Starfighter was the Best Interceptor of its Time

The F-104 Starfighter’s interception times from being scrambled were superior to those of the F-106A, and it could perform interceptions… Read More

5 years ago

B-52 Vs F-14: former BUFF driver tells the story of an unusual bomber V fighter dogfight

"The F-14, however, flown by “nasal radiators,” kicked our ass. Most incredibly, the Tomcat got immediately on our 'six' despite… Read More

6 years ago