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Did you know the F-14 could go supersonic even with Wings Swept Forward? Former Tomcat Pilot explains how

Did you know the F-14 could go supersonic even with Wings Swept Forward? Former Tomcat Pilot explains how

With its wing swept back the aircraft could achieve a top speed of 1,544 mph. But what was the maximum… Read More

2 years ago

Landing a flying bullet: former F-14 pilot explains how he was able to land his crippled Tomcat with the wings swept back

We now had to figure out just how we’re going to land this flying dart because with the wings back,… Read More

4 years ago

GORGEOUS VIDEO SHOWS LAST FRENCH AIR FORCE MIRAGE F1 FIGHTER AIRCRAFT IN ACTION SHORTLY BEFORE THEIR RETIREMENT

The F1 was different from previous Mirages since it featured a conventional swept wing and tail surfaces instead of the… Read More

7 years ago