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Tomcat RIO tells the story of the F-14 aircrew that inspired the Legendary Top Gun Movie
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat RIO tells the story of the F-14 aircrew that inspired the Legendary Top Gun Movie
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
TOPGUN F-16A recovered after runway excursion at NAS Lemoore
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
TOPGUN F-16A recovered after runway excursion at NAS Lemoore
F-14 plane captain recalls when his Tomcat RTB from ACM training with 95% of its starboard stab missing. The pilot never knew it was missing and just used a little trim for the ACM mission.
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14 plane captain recalls when his Tomcat RTB from ACM training with 95% of its starboard stab missing. The pilot never knew it was missing and just used a little trim for the ACM mission.
F-14 Tomcat pilot and TOPGUN instructor tells the story of when he nailed a MiG-29 in a 1v1 dogfight
F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
F-14 Tomcat pilot and TOPGUN instructor explains how he was able to nail a MiG-29 Fulcrum in a 1v1 Dogfight
The story of Joe “Hoser” Satrapa, the F-14 Tomcat pilot who scored two simulated gun kills on two USAF F-15s for two times in the same mission
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of Joe “Hoser” Satrapa, the F-14 Tomcat pilot who scored two simulated gun kills on two USAF F-15s for two times in the same mission
ANG F-15C pilot explains how he was able to score a gun kill against a TOPGUN student F/A-18F in a Mock Dogfight
Military Aviation
ANG F-15C pilot explains how he was able to score a gun kill against a TOPGUN student F/A-18F in a Mock Dogfight
US Naval Aviator explains why even though the A-4 was agile enough to serve as adversary aircraft with the US Navy, the Skyhawk was not a great fighter
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains why even though the A-4 was agile enough to serve as adversary aircraft with the US Navy, the Skyhawk was not a great fighter
Clarence Alfred Gilyard Jr., aka LT.(JG) Marcus "Sundown” Williams who briefly served as Maverick’s RIO in Top Gun, passed away
Military Aviation
Clarence Alfred Gilyard Jr., aka LT.(JG) Marcus “Sundown” Williams who briefly served as Maverick’s RIO in Top Gun, passed away
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Former F-14 RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot outran a USAF F-15 aggressor during a TOPGUN mission with their “Bombcat” fully loaded
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Former F-14 RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot outran a USAF F-15 aggressor during a TOPGUN mission with their “Bombcat” fully loaded
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he paralyzed during a near supersonic steep dive because he pinched a nerve in his neck while twisting his head back under very high Gs during an ACM engagement against A-4s
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he was paralyzed during a near supersonic steep dive because he pinched a nerve in his neck while twisting his head back under very high Gs during an ACM engagement against A-4s
Q&A with a former F-14 Tomcat RIO: Dave "Bio" Baranek answers your questions
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
From the F-14 retirement to dogfighting against the F/A-18: former Tomcat RIO answers your questions
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
Retired Navy Captain Dan Pedersen, the Naval Officer who created TOPGUN, flies in a Blue Angels F/A-18 Super Hornet
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Retired Navy Captain Dan Pedersen, the Naval Officer who created TOPGUN, flies in a Blue Angels F/A-18 Super Hornet
Remembering the F-16N Viper, the best adversary fighter jet ever flown by the US Navy
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the F-16N Viper, the best adversary fighter jet ever flown by the US Navy
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
F-14 Cockpit Selfie – The Untold Story
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat RIO tells the story behind this famed F-14 Cockpit Selfie
The Dream Machine: here's how to make a hop in the F-20 Tigershark, the Super Light-Fighter that Never Was
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Dream Machine: here’s how to make a hop in the F-20 Tigershark, the Super Light-Fighter that Never Was
The story of the US Navy F-14 Tomcat aircrew that inspired the Legendary Top Gun Movie
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy F-14 Tomcat aircrew that inspired the Legendary Top Gun Movie
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