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US Navy F-14 Pilot explains how he was able to Land his Tomcat Without Canopy after his Backseater erroneously Bailed Out
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 Pilot explains how he was able to Land his Tomcat Without Canopy after his Backseater erroneously Bailed Out
Launching the Phoenix and dogfighting against the F-15: Q & A with F-14 Tomcat RIO Dave "Bio" Baranek Part 2
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
From doing a flyby of the tower at over 400 knots to ejecting from an F-14: former Tomcat RIO answers your questions
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Aviation History / Military Aviation
American Fighter Aces Association Changes Policy to Include Back Seaters in its “Ace” Category
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Landing a flying bullet: former F-14 pilot explains how he was able to land his crippled Tomcat with the wings swept back
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14 pilot tells the story of when he landed his crippled Tomcat with the wings swept back
Sponsored by: Tomcat TALES
US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
IRIAF F-14 Tomcat crashes near the central city of Isfahan. Both crew members eject safely.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
IRIAF F-14 Tomcat crashes near the central city of Isfahan. Both crew members eject safely.
Top Gun: Maverick’s final trailer teases rivalry with Goose’s son Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw
Military Aviation
Top Gun: Maverick’s final trailer teases rivalry with Goose’s son Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw
The tense story of the US Navy F-4 crew who had to eject while flying at high speed, low altitude over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the F-4 Phantom II pilot that ejected, hit a large boulder and fell 20 feet down after his parachute deflated. He survived and flew in the US Navy for another ten years.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 Pilots explain why a non-RIO must be trained ‘in doing several things’ to fly in the Tomcat back seat
F-14A Tomcat Pilot tells the story of the real life Goose and explains how Nick Bradshaw could have survived the flat spin featured in Top Gun Movie
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14A Tomcat Pilot tells the story of the real life Goose and explains how Nick Bradshaw could have survived the flat spin featured in Top Gun Movie
Former US Naval Aviator explains why of all the aircraft he has flown the iconic F-4 Phantom is his favorite
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former US Naval Aviator explains why of all the aircraft he has flown the iconic F-4 Phantom is his favorite
The story of Roy 'Outlaw' Cash, the first US Navy RIO to re-train as a pilot who scored the first MiG kill for the F-4J and VF-33
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of Roy ‘Outlaw’ Cash, the first US Navy RIO to re-train as a pilot who scored the first MiG kill for the F-4J and VF-33
Tomcat Supreme: The F-14’s AWG-9 was the most powerful radar in operational service on combat aircraft until the F-22 Raptor with the APG-77 entered service in 2005
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat Supreme: The F-14’s AWG-9 was the most powerful radar in operational service on combat aircraft until the F-22 Raptor with the APG-77 entered service in 2005
Launching the Phoenix and dogfighting against the F-15: Q & A with F-14 Tomcat RIO Dave "Bio" Baranek Part 2
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Launching the Phoenix and dogfighting against the F-15: Q & A with F-14 Tomcat RIO Dave “Bio” Baranek Part 2
Q&A with a former F-14 Tomcat RIO: Dave "Bio" Baranek answers your questions
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Q&A with a former F-14 Tomcat RIO: Dave “Bio” Baranek answers your questions
Phantom Vs Tomcat: RIO who Flew Both the F-4 and the F-14 tells which one was the better fighter
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Phantom Vs Tomcat: RIO who Flew Both the F-4 and the F-14 tells which one was the better fighter
Latest Top Gun: Maverick Trailer Suggests Iceman May Die in Sequel to 1986 Blockbuster
Military Aviation
Latest Top Gun: Maverick Trailer Suggests Iceman May Die in Sequel to 1986 Blockbuster
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