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‘Watch the Canopy!’ Former F-14 Pilot explains why Goose impacts his Tomcat’s canopy in Top Gun ejection scene
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
‘Watch the Canopy!’ Former F-14 Pilot explains why Goose impacts his Tomcat’s canopy in Top Gun ejection scene
Tomcat RIO recalls Challenging Long-range Practice Strike where his F-14 flew with an overlooked protective cap on one AIM-9 Sidewinder
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Tomcat RIO recalls Challenging Long-range Practice Strike where his F-14 flew with an overlooked protective cap on one AIM-9 Sidewinder
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Legendary F-14 pilot Joe “Hoser” Satrapa tells the story of the gun kill on an F-15 that almost sold Tomcats to Japan
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Legendary F-14 pilot Joe “Hoser” Satrapa tells the story of the gun kill on an F-15 that almost sold Tomcats to Japan
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US Navy F-14 pilot recalls landing a Tomcat with a full load of six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles on the aircraft carrier
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 pilot recalls landing a Tomcat with a full load of six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles on the aircraft carrier
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In 1987 an Iranian F-4 attacked a US Navy P-3: the Orion was saved by a US Navy F-14 that fired an AIM-7 Sparrow at the IRIAF Phantom II damaging it
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
In 1987 an Iranian F-4 attacked a US Navy P-3: the Orion was saved by a US Navy F-14 that fired an AIM-7 Sparrow at the IRIAF Phantom II damaging it
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‘The F-14 stopped in mid-air, pitched nose over as I slid out in front of it!’ F-5E pilot recalls when Joe “Hoser” Satrapa Tomcat scored an incredible simulated gun kill against his Tiger
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
‘The F-14 stopped in mid-air, pitched nose over as I slid out in front of it!’ F-5E pilot recalls when Joe “Hoser” Satrapa Tomcat scored an incredible simulated gun kill against his Tiger
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“We were not just fleet air defenders:” F-14 RIO tells why Tomcat crews could prevail against anyone in a dogfight
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
“We were not just fleet air defenders:” F-14 RIO tells why Tomcat crews could prevail against anyone in a dogfight
The story of an F-14 Tomcat CAP mission off the Vietnamese coast flown in preparation for Saigon, South Vietnam evacuation
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of an F-14 Tomcat CAP mission off the Vietnamese coast flown in preparation for Saigon, South Vietnam evacuation
The VF-213 CO who perfected the manual deployment of the maneuvering flaps of the F-14 to enhance her handling characteristics in the dogfight arena and who introduced the Tomcat section takeoff
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The VF-213 CO who perfected the manual deployment of the maneuvering flaps of the F-14 to enhance the Tomcat handling characteristics in the dogfight arena and who introduced the F-14 section takeoff
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F-14 Vs F-15: Tomcat and Eagle crews explain why trying to determine which was the better fighter is a pointless exercise
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 Vs F-15: Tomcat and Eagle crews explain why trying to determine which was the better fighter is a pointless exercise
F-14 plane captain recalls when his Tomcat RTB from ACM training with 95% of its starboard stab missing. The pilot never knew it was missing and just used a little trim for the ACM mission.
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14 plane captain recalls when his Tomcat RTB from ACM training with 95% of its starboard stab missing. The pilot never knew it was missing and just used a little trim for the ACM mission.
170 F-14s could provide the same level of Defense as 290 F-15s but USAF bought the Eagle instead of the Tomcat. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
170 F-14s could provide the same level of Defense as 290 F-15s but USAF bought the Eagle instead of the Tomcat. Here’s why.
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F-14 pilot who took part in cave busting mission the first night of Operation Enduring Freedom explains why Tomcat crews hated dropping the 2,000-lb GBU-24 Paveway III LGB
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Blooding the Bombcats: the story of the first air-to-ground sorties ever flown by US Navy F-14 Tomcat fighter jets
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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
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
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