Tag: Grumman F-14 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...

ONE OF A KIND: COOL PROMOTIONAL VIDEO ILLUSTRATES F-14 TOMCAT’S UNIQUE...

The F-14 Tomcat was fitted with a powerful weapons system known as the AWG-9 which was able to support the AIM-54 Phoenix that provided...

THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE F-14 TOMCAT’s FIRST AIR-TO-AIR VICTORY

The F-14 Tomcats were fired on by the Libyans, turning what had been a game of cat and mouse into a deadly encounter The more...

ANYTIME BABY…! COOL VIDEO FEATURES THE LEGENDARY F-14 TOMCAT IN ACTION...

To perform the fleet air defense role, the F-14 Tomcat was fitted with a powerful weapons system known as the AWG-9 which was able...

BOOK TELLS THE INSIDE STORY OF “TOP GUN” AND THE F-14...

Do you remember the Top Gun movie scene where Maverick and Goose’s F-14 flies inverted above the black two-seat F-5F (AKA MiG-28)? For safety...

BEFORE TOPGUN DAYS: REVEALING TRUE STORY ABOUT U.S. NAVY FIGHTER TRAINING

Actually after one year spent at Naval Air Station Pensacola, future RIOs progressed to the Replacement Air Group (RAG), a squadron aimed to train...

A QUICK LOOK AT NASA F-14 TOMCAT TESTBEDS

The F-14s had a spin issue that posed problems for its ability to engage successfully in a dogfight The Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the first of...

“MOW EM DOWN!” THE GRIM REAPERS LEGACY

During its F-14 days, VF-101 aircrews were tasked to fly the Tomcat during the air shows, demonstrating the F-14 flight characteristics After having been reestablished...

TOMCAT SINGLE-ENGINE CAT SHOT: A LIFE-OR-DEATH EXPERIENCE

As the left engine failed and I saw the RPM tape drop to zero, I applied full right rudder The F-14 Tomcat was a powerful,...

Nice clip features Tom “Maverick” Cruise explaining what it’s like flying...

Tom Cruise vomited inside an F-14 Tomcat flown by Captain Lloyd "Bozo" Abel, the same U.S. Naval Aviator who buzzed the tower in one of...

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