KA-6D Intruder

Tomcat RIO recalls Challenging Long-range Practice Strike where his F-14 flew with an overlooked protective cap on one AIM-9 Sidewinder

Tomcat RIO recalls Challenging Long-range Practice Strike where his F-14 flew with an overlooked protective cap on one AIM-9 Sidewinder

Tomcat RIO So there we were, Hap and me in our F-14A Tomcat, in filthy mid-November weather at 3 AM,… Read More

3 weeks ago

KA-6D B/N tells the story of when he survived Partial Ejection from his “Texaco” Intruder Tanker Aircraft

‘This was worse than I ever could have imagined – I was sitting on top of a flying A-6!,’ Keith… Read More

10 months ago

A-6 B/N tells the story of when during his very first Intruder hop his pilot did two dirty rolls when they were lined up for final to NAS Whidbey Island runway

“I remember looking up out of the canopy at the cars passing under us on Highway 20. After we landed… Read More

11 months ago

Texaco! The story of the Intruder as a Tanker

The presence of "Texaco" overhead was usually mandatory during night cyclic operations, and the tanker was almost always the last… Read More

3 years ago

The Incredible Story of Keith Gallagher, the KA-6D B/N Who Survived Partial Ejection from his Intruder

“I looked down and saw a sight that I will never forget: the top of the canopy, close enough to… Read More

5 years ago

INTERESTING VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS THE MAIN DIFFERENCES BETWEEN F/A-18 “LEGACY” HORNET AND F/A-18 SUPER HORNET

The Super Hornet is largely a new aircraft at about 20% larger, 7,000 lb (3,200 kg) heavier empty weight, and… Read More

7 years ago