F-5N Tiger II

VFC-13 Fighting Saints bids farewell to the F-5 Tiger II and transitions to the F-16 Fighting Falcon

VFC-13 Fighting Saints bids farewell to the F-5 Tiger II and transitions to the F-16 Fighting Falcon

VFC-13 Fighting Saints at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, NV, is in the process of fully transitioning from the F-5N… Read More

1 year ago

USMC will have a second F-5 Tiger II adversary squadron by 2024

The USMC will activate at MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina, VMFT-402, a second adversary squadron, in fiscal 2023. The US Marine… Read More

2 years ago

US Navy to test first upgraded former Swiss Air Force F-5N+ at NAS Patuxent River

Upon successful completion of test, the program office will use these upgrades as a major element in the conversion of… Read More

2 years ago

Tigers Forever! US Navy Plans to Upgrade F-5 to keep it a Credible Adversary Aircraft Until 2030

The F-5 in its current state only realistically offers MiG-21 'Fishbed' threat replication and desperately needs to be modernised to… Read More

4 years ago

The pilot of the VFC-111 F-5N that crashed in August 2017 had to eject inverted

The Navy reservist pilot said he was pulling up vertical after commencing a mock dogfight when the nose of the… Read More

5 years ago

Former VFC-13 Adversary Pilot explains how you can fly and fight in the iconic F-5 Tiger II

"I once matched an F-14D through a double-Immelman, though at the top I was desperately stirring the pot clawing for… Read More

6 years ago

VFC-111 SUNDOWNERS F-5N TIGER II CRASHES OFF THE COAST OF KEY WEST

According to the U.S. Navy the circumstances around the F-5N crash are now under investigation As reported by USNI News… Read More

7 years ago

LOOK MA, A MiG-28! OH, NO WAIT. IT’S A VFC-13 FIGHTING SAINTS F-5 TIGER!

Fighting Saints' F-5 Tiger IIs, are all painted in a variety of colorful paint schemes of blue, gray, brown and… Read More

7 years ago

VMFT-401 F-5N TIGER II ADVERSARY AIRCRAFT SUPPORTED USMC F-18 HORNETS DURING THE LATEST MARINE DIVISION TACTICS COURSE

“Adversary air is something we specialize in and provide to our customers. We study what the enemy does and we… Read More

7 years ago

The unknown story of how a U.S. Navy F9F Panther scored the first true air-to-air victory in a jet vs jet engagement

Lt. Cdr. Amen made aviation history by scoring the first air-to-air victory in an all jets dogfight when he downed… Read More

7 years ago