The Final Countdown

“Splash the Zeros!” F-14 pilot who flew in The Final Countdown shares his personal notes on the movie that introduced the Tomcat to Hollywood

“Splash the Zeros!” F-14 pilot who flew in The Final Countdown shares his personal notes on the movie that introduced the Tomcat to Hollywood

Six years before “Top Gun” prominently featured the F-14 Tomcat, “The Final Countdown” proved that Grumman’s twin-tailed fighter had star… Read More

2 years ago

F-14 Tomcat monument unveiled at the National Naval Aviation Museum

Unveiled on Nov. 18, 2020, the F-14 monument is placed feet away from a prototype of the same famed jet… Read More

3 years ago

How low did he go? F-14 Pilots who helped filming “The Final Countdown” on how low the Tomcat pulled out during the Zero dogfight scene

The dogfight between US Navy F-14 Tomcats and Japanese Zero fighters in The Final Countdown movie The interesting video in… Read More

4 years ago

Where have all the Tomcats gone? This F-14-Map featuring all the remaining Tomcats, their crash sites and their historic sites will give you the answer

The story behind the F-14-map “Where have all the Tomcats gone” Have you ever wondered what happened to the 712… Read More

4 years ago

REMEMBERING JIM HUSTON, THE NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER WHO FILMED THE AERIAL SEQUENCES OF “THE FINAL COUNTDOWN” CULT MOVIE

While in the Jolly Rogers, Jim Huston participated in making the movie “The Final Countdown,” filming several scenes with a… Read More

7 years ago