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US Navy F-14 test pilot recalls when his Tomcat was scorched after a Mach 2+ test sortie
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 test pilot recalls when his Tomcat was scorched after a Mach 2+ test sortie
The US Navy F-14 pilot who developed the DACT technique that made gun kills on F-16Ns possible from the much larger Tomcat
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The US Navy F-14 pilot who developed the DACT technique that made gun kills on lethal 9G capable F-16Ns possible from the much larger Tomcat
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US Navy F-14 pilot recalls landing a Tomcat with a full load of six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles on the aircraft carrier
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 pilot recalls landing a Tomcat with a full load of six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles on the aircraft carrier
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Former F-4 Crew Members Point Out Phantom’s Issues. And they Explain why they Loved Flying it despite its Flaws.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
F-4 Crew Members Speak about Phantom II’s Issues. And they Explain why they Loved Flying it despite its Flaws.
“We were not just fleet air defenders:” F-14 RIO tells why Tomcat crews could prevail against anyone in a dogfight
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
“We were not just fleet air defenders:” F-14 RIO tells why Tomcat crews could prevail against anyone in a dogfight
Naval Aviator recalls the barricade landing where an F-4 slid off the deck of the carrier after its main landing gear sliced through the bottom cable of the barricade rendering the netting useless
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Naval Aviator recalls the barricade landing where an F-4 slid off the deck of the carrier after its main landing gear sliced through the bottom cable of the barricade rendering the netting useless
The F-14 Tomcat’s AWG-9 had been the most powerful radar in operational service on combat aircraft until the F-22 Raptor with the APG-77 entered service in 2005. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / Weapons
The F-14 Tomcat’s AWG-9 had been the most powerful radar in operational service on combat aircraft until the F-22 Raptor with the APG-77 entered service in 2005. Here’s why.
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Airman explains why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Airman explains why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he got into a fist fight with his RIO after a combat mission. The next day they flew together like nothing had ever happened.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he got into a fist fight with his RIO after a combat mission. The next day they flew together like nothing had ever happened.
The impossible arrested landing: the F-14 pilot who was able to land his Tomcat aboard USS Enterprise through a thunderstorm
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The impossible arrested landing: the F-14 pilot who was able to land his Tomcat aboard USS Enterprise through a thunderstorm
Before the F-4C: the F-110A Spectre, the Century Series Fighter that Never Was
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know the USAF F-4 Phantom II variant had to be designated the F-110 Spectre? The Century Series Fighter that Never Was
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US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when his Phantom II radar screen went black because of the high speed of an SR-71 Blackbird he and his RIO tried to intercept while it was exiting Chinese airspace
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when his Phantom II radar screen went black because of the high speed of an SR-71 Blackbird he and his RIO tried to intercept while it was exiting Chinese airspace
How the F-14 Tomcat sharpened his teeth: the story of the six-on-six missile shot test
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of when a US Navy F-14 Tomcat fired six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles against six different targets simultaneously: the six-on-six missile shot test
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Tomcat RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot destroyed a supersonic target drone by means of an AIM-7 fired by their F-14 flying at more than Mach 1
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot destroyed a supersonic target drone by means of an AIM-7 fired by their F-14 flying at more than Mach 1
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Tomcat RIO tells the story of Pat O’Brien, the Civilian Engineer that Made Dozens of Flights in the F-14, F-4, TA-7, and Others
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat RIO tells the story of Pat O’Brien, the Civilian Engineer that Made Dozens of Flights in the F-14, F-4, TA-7, and Others
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Former F-14 pilot tells the story of when he and his wingman pushed their Tomcats to Mach 1.2 at 1,000 feet at night to outrun Libyan SA-5 Gammon SAMs
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
“We reached 18,000 feet in less than thirty seconds!” Tomcat RIO tells the story of when on his third F-14 flight his pilot did a memorable unrestricted climb
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
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