F-111B

Meet the F-15N Sea Eagle, the navalized version of the F-15 Eagle that never was because it was rejected in favor of the F-14 Tomcat

Meet the F-15N Sea Eagle, the navalized version of the F-15 Eagle that never was because it was rejected in favor of the F-14 Tomcat

US Navy's search for an advanced carrier-based air superiority fighter The US Navy's search for an advanced carrier-based air superiority… Read More

4 months ago

Taming the Tomcat: test pilot in the F-14 Program tells the story of the “Great DLC Fight with Grumman” and explains why the Tomcat handled better at 15 than it did at 17 units AOA

Since Commander Emory Brown's background as a test pilot in the Tomcat Program is widely known, we believed his perspective… Read More

2 years ago

From Missileer to Tomcat: The saga of the development of the F-14 out of the ashes of the Joint Service F-111B program

The saga of the development of the F-14 Tomcat out of the ashes of the Joint Service F-111B program is… Read More

2 years ago

Combat Lancer: The Debut of the F-111

The F-111 opens its combat career. In the fall of 1967, PACAF began deployment planning for its first General Dynamics… Read More

2 years ago

“There isn’t enough thrust in all Christendom to make a Navy fighter out of that airplane:” how F-111B’s death led to the birth of the iconic F-14 Tomcat

A comparison study between the F-14 (then Grumman's concept of a new fighter), the F-111B and a couple of other… Read More

6 years ago

GRUMMAN MEMORIAL PARK TO GET A MONUMENT IN MEMORY OF TWO GRUMMAN TEST PILOTS THAT DIED IN F-111B CRASH

The F-111B monument could take the place of the F-14 Tomcat currently on display The Grumman Memorial Park will be… Read More

7 years ago