Tag: Sukhoi Su-22

Tomcats 2-Fitters 0: how two U.S. Navy F-14s shot down two...

Kleemann waited about 5 seconds for the Libyan to clear the sun, then pulled the trigger The following article titled Sudden Victory, The Gulf of...

USS RONALD REAGAN CARRIER SCRAMBLES MULTIPLE F/A-18s TO INTERCEPT RUSSIAN Tu-95...

"The interaction between the U.S. F/A-18s and Russian Tu-95s were safe and professional and it took place more than 80 miles from the carrier,"...

INTERESTING VIDEO FEATURES U.S. NAVAL AVIATORS DESCRIBING THE SHOOTING DOWN OF...

As the Su-22 climbed after dropping ordnance, Tremel would respond, firing an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile which missed the Fitter. Then Tremel fired another missile,...

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...

LCDR TREMEL EXPLAINS HOW HE SHOT DOWN THE SYRIAN Su-22 FITTER 

LCDR Tremel admitted that the shoot-down required two missiles Save The Royal Navy had the opportunity to speak with LCDR Michael Tremel, the fighter pilot...

HERE’s A PHOTO OF THE U.S. NAVAL AVIATOR WHO SHOT DOWN...

LCDR Tremel is in front of F/A-18E 'AJ302' BuNo. 168914 that he was flying when he downed the Fitter Brought to my attention by Jared Smith,...

INTERESTING PHOTO SHOWS F-35C FIRING AN AIM-9X SIDEWINDER WHILE INVERTED

The AIM-9X is the fifth generation Sidewinder and features a high off-boresight focal-plane array seeker mounted on a highly maneuverable airframe with a greatly...

AND HERE’s A PHOTO OF THE VFA-87 F/A-18E FITTER KILLER (ALONG...

The two F/A-18E Super Hornet pilots "did everything they could to try to warn the Fitter away. They did a head-butt maneuver, they launched...

RUSSIAN Su-27 FIGHTER JET BUZZES USAF RC-135U COMBAT SENT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT...

The Su-27 fighter jet approached the RC-135U recon jet “rapidly,” and came within five feet of the American aircraft According to American Military News, U.S....

USAF F-15E STRIKE EAGLE SHOOTS DOWN PRO-ASSAD DRONE. ONCE AGAIN.

“The armed pro-regime Shaheed-129 UAV was shot down by a U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and...

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