Gen. Daniel Chappie James

The story of when legendary ace Robin Olds put on a Thunderbirds-style show with four F-101s to get off of the promotion list for brigadier general to become a combat wing commander in Vietnam

The story of when legendary ace Robin Olds put on a Thunderbirds-style show with four F-101s to get off of the promotion list for brigadier general to become a combat wing commander in Vietnam

The F-101s put on a spectacular Thunderbirds-style show ending with the signature "bomb-burst" maneuver. The performance had the desired effect.… Read More

2 years ago

The “ADCOM F-14:” the Tomcat that USAF never bought

Studies indicated 170 “ADCOM F-14 Tomcats” could provide the same level of Defense as 290 F-15 Eagles Taken at the… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s why the F-14 Tomcat (Rather than the F-15 Eagle) would have been the Most Effective Interceptor for USAF

The F-15 was not able to match the Tomcat's multiple target tracking and multiple missile-launch capabilities, or the long-range firepower… Read More

4 years ago

The “ADCOM F-14:” the Tomcat that USAF never bought

Studies indicated 170 “ADCOM F-14 Tomcats” could provide the same level of Defense as 290 F-15 Eagles Taken at the… Read More

5 years ago

New Pensacola Bay bridge could be named after Operation Bolo Hero Gen. Daniel Chappie James

In Southeast Asia, Gen. Chappie James served as deputy commander for operations and later vice wing commander of the 8th… Read More

5 years ago