“We were not just fleet air defenders:” F-14 RIO tells why Tomcat crews could prevail against anyone in a dogfight

“We were not just fleet air defenders:” F-14 RIO tells why Tomcat crews could prevail against anyone in a dogfight

The F-14 Tomcat Advancements during the Cold War in Soviet long-range patrol and bomber aircraft dictated a requirement for a… Read More

3 months ago

USAF Eagle aviatrix recalls when she blacked out after sustaining 8.5/9G’s for more than a minute in a mock dogfight against another F-15

G-LOC G-induced Loss Of Consciousness (abbreviated as G-LOC) is a term generally used in aerospace physiology to describe a loss of consciousness… Read More

4 months ago

Never underestimate your enemy: US Navy A-7 pilot recalls the mock dogfight he had against a Danish F-104 flying low and fast

‘I had the opportunity, in the late 70’s to tangle with an F-104 (Danish) down low and going pretty fast,… Read More

12 months ago

First F-16 Viper pilots to engage the MiG-29 in mock air combats explain what it’s like to dogfight against the Fulcrum

Below 200 knots, the MiG-29 Fulcrum has incredible nose-pointing capability down to below 100 knots. The F-16 Viper, however, enjoys… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the Red Baron’s First Aerial Victory

When Manfred von Richthofen flying an Albatros DII found a British F.E. 2b at the tail end of the British… Read More

2 years ago

F-14 Tomcat pilot and TOPGUN instructor tells the story of when he nailed a MiG-29 in a 1v1 dogfight

Captain Sam “Slammer” Richardson forced the MiG-29 pilot to call “Knock it off.” Afterwards, he said the Fulcrum pilot could… Read More

2 years ago

F-15 Vs F-16 Vs F/A-18: The Aircrews’ Perspective

How would F-15, F-16 and F/A-18 fighter jets fare one versus the other in a dogfight? First flown in 1972,… Read More

4 years ago

F-16 Pilots Explain how the Viper Dogfights and Wins Against Dissimilar Aircraft

“I think the F-16 can beat just about any fighter in the world today. Of course, I'm happy to say… Read More

4 years ago

Impressive Video Shows A-10 BRRRRTTTTing F-16 Multiple Times During Mock Dogfight

Conventional wisdom says slow attack jets like the A-10 Warthog can't dogfight. Watch and learn. F-16 Vs A-10, Sidewinder Vs… Read More

4 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