Tag: F-14D

Go For Your Gun! The first F-14 Tomcat Strafe Run during...

'Our primary concern during our gunnery passes was the fact that we were now well within the range of MANPADS. Nevertheless, we positioned ourselves...

“Sweet Little Miss”, the last Tomcat to land on an aircraft...

On Oct. 17, 2018 “Sweet Little Miss” has arrived at its new home at the Museum of Flight in Rome, Georgia On Oct. 17, 2018...

Former VFC-13 Adversary Pilot explains how you can fly and fight...

"I once matched an F-14D through a double-Immelman, though at the top I was desperately stirring the pot clawing for purchase. But the Tomcat...

THIS F-14D CLOSE-UP SHOWS THE LAST UPGRADE RECEIVED BY TOMCAT BEFORE...

ROVER capability was added to the F-14D Tomcat On Dec. 10, 2005. It was first used by VF-31 and VF-213 on their last cruise...

“SWEET LITTLE MISS,” THE LAST F-14 TOMCAT TO EVER LAND ON...

F-14D BuNo 164346 "Sweet Little Miss" piloted by Lieutenant Chris Rattigan and Lieutenant Paul Dort assigned to the "Tomcatters" of VF-31, completed the last...

IMPRESSIVE VIDEO SHOWS F-14A TOMCAT AIRCREW BAILING OUT AFTER FLAT SPIN...

The original Tomcat engine, the Pratt & Whitney TF30 had the propensity to cause stalls/spins as a result of airflow-induced engine stalls The impressive video...

THE STORY OF THE F-14 PILOT THAT WAS ABLE TO LAND...

As Vickers started to push on the stick, he heard a loud pop, followed by a roar. He knew exactly what had happened and...

THE STORY OF CHRISTINE, THE LONGEST SERVING F-14 TOMCAT IN THE...

While F-14 BuNo. 159600 was participating in the Tomcat’s final cruise a bulkhead would blow out during routine maintenance and the aircraft would spend most of the next...

FUNNY VIDEO BRINGS YOU ABOARD VF-31 TOMCATTERS F-14Ds FOR A 7-HOUR MISSION...

The "last cruise" of the iconic Tomcat saw the F-14Ds belonging to VF-31, the Tomcatters, and VF-213, the Black Lions, embarking aboard USS Theodore...

BYE-BYE BABY…! REMEMBERING THE F-14 TOMCAT LAST COMBAT TRAP

The decision to incorporate the Super Hornet and decommission the F-14 was mainly due to high amount of maintenance required to keep the Tomcats...

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