F-111B

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

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

1 year 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

1 year ago

Combat Lancer: The Debut of the F-111

The F-111A opened its combat career on Mar. 25, 1968 with a night of strikes, beginning with a 500kt, 500ft… Read More

1 year 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

6 years ago