F9F Cougar

Naval Aviator tells the story of when a USMC F-9 Cougar pilot buzzed the tower of a USAF base. The Air Force advised him not to return to their airfield.

Naval Aviator tells the story of when a USMC F-9 Cougar pilot buzzed the tower of a USAF base. The Air Force advised him not to return to their airfield.

‘He told me he'd debated doing it for about 10 seconds, but being a Marine meant you were compelled to… Read More

1 year ago

That time an F11F Tiger test pilot shot himself down

Examination of the F11F showed it had been hit by at least three 20-millimeter rounds- one in the windshield, one… Read More

5 years ago