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"It's time to buzz the tower:" Former F-14 RIO explains how legendary Top Gun tower fly-by scene was filmed
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 Pilot tells the story of when Air Traffic Controllers asked him to buzz the tower so that they could see for themselves a Navy Tomcat
The day 70 Libyan Fighters were Scrambled to Intercept US Navy F-4 and F-14 Aircraft that Crossed the Line of Death in the Gulf of Sidra
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The day 70 Libyan Fighters were Scrambled to Intercept US Navy F-4 and F-14 Aircraft that Crossed the Line of Death in the Gulf of Sidra
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
Tomcat Vs Foxbat: when US Navy F-14s outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s MiG-25s over the Gulf of Sidra
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat Vs Foxbat: when US Navy F-14s outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s MiG-25s over the Gulf of Sidra
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The story of the super low Banana Pass performed by legendary US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot Dale “Snort” Snodgrass
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
‘It’s not risky at all with practice:’ legendary US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot Dale “Snort” Snodgrass recalls his famed super low Banana Pass
Prowler Trouble: the EA-6B ALQ-99 jamming pods emissions caused the RHAW gear of F-14s to go crazy during Operation Desert Storm
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
During Operation Desert Storm the F-14s RHAW gear went crazy because of the EA-6B ALQ-99 jamming pods emissions
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
Soviets never received any (Iranian) Tomcat. But they published this F-14 “booklet” for their top fighter pilots.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Here’s how Soviets were able to publish this F-14 “booklet” for their top fighter pilots although Russia never received any (Iranian) Tomcat
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The Marine guard that inadvertently jettisoned the canopy from a parked F-14 to sit in the Tomcat cockpit. The missiles aboard (1 AIM-54, 1 AIM-7 and 1 AIM-9) did not have the pins but were not damaged.
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Marine guard that inadvertently jettisoned the canopy from a parked F-14 to sit in the Tomcat cockpit. The missiles aboard (1 AIM-54, 1 AIM-7 and 1 AIM-9) did not have the pins but were not damaged.
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
From the Wildcat to the Tomcat: remembering the last aviator to fly All the Grumman Cats
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
From the Wildcat to the Tomcat: remembering the last aviator to fly All the Grumman Cats
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US Navy Tomcat pilot recalls the Ramp Strike where this F-14A Split Into Two Pieces
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy Tomcat pilot recalls the Ramp Strike where this F-14A Split Into Two Pieces
The story of how all Miramar Tomcat squadrons got the funds to purchase riflescopes to attach to the HUD of their F-14 fighter jets
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of how all Miramar Tomcat squadrons got the funds to purchase riflescopes to attach to the HUD of their F-14 fighter jets
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
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
F-14 Tomcat pilot and TOPGUN instructor tells the story of when he nailed a MiG-29 in a 1v1 dogfight
F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
F-14 Tomcat pilot and TOPGUN instructor explains how he was able to nail a MiG-29 Fulcrum in a 1v1 Dogfight
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he accelerated his Habu at Mach 3.2 and denied an F-15 pilot an “easy," simulated kill against its Blackbird during a training sortie
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot explains why the F-15 radar couldn’t see the Blackbird during Eagle Bait sorties
How the F-14 Tomcat sharpened his teeth: the story of the six-on-six missile shot test
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of when a US Navy F-14 Tomcat fired six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles against six different targets simultaneously: the six-on-six missile shot test
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Naval Aviator explains what would have happened in real life to Maverick after having broken the hard deck and buzzed the tower in full AB on the first day of his Top Gun training
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Navy Pilot explains what would have happened in real life to Maverick after having buzzed the tower in full AB and broken the hard deck on the first day of his Top Gun training
US Naval Aviator who flew both the F-4 and F-14 tells about the negative and positive attributes of the Phantom II and Tomcat during Carrier Landing
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator who flew both the F-4 and F-14 tells about the negative and positive attributes of the Phantom II and Tomcat during Carrier Landing
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Libyan MiG-23 pilot tells the story of a memorable dogfight he had with US Navy F-14 Tomcats
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Libyan MiG-23 pilot tells the story of a memorable dogfight he had with US Navy F-14 Tomcats
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