Tag: U.S. Naval Aviator

THE STORY BEHIND THIS FAMOUS F7U CUTLASS RAMP STRIKE

F7U pilots told LCDR Jay Alkire that he should have to use the afterburner in case of a wave-off, but he replied: "I don't need...

Boat Captain to F/A-18 pilot: “Buzz Us Like Tom Cruise Did...

"When the U.S. Navy asks if you would like a fly by the only appropriate response is…. Please buzz us like Tom Cruise did...

Speed & Angels: an exclusive look at the making of the...

"Since their childhoods, Jay and Meagan have dreamt of becoming fighter pilots. Speed & Angels captures these young naval aviators in their efforts to...

Check out this spectacular video featuring excerpts from the movie “Speed...

Produced by former F-14 driver Francesco "Paco" Chierici, Speed & Angels follows Jay and Meagan as they chase their childhood dream of becoming naval...

This U.S. Naval Aviator helped renconstruct and train the Kuwait Air...

"There was a day we returned from an air strike and a Kuwaiti A-4KU pilot was as happy as he could be when he...

USMC AVIATORS ARE FLYING MORE THAN USAF PILOTS

The Marines have steadily been pushing to increase flight hours and to get more aircraft and pilots in the airAlthough both the U.S. Marine...

U.S. NAVAL AVIATORS COMPLETE THEIR 1000TH TRAP FLYING TOGETHER

Since naval aviation began in 1911, only less than 360 pilots and 120 NFOs have achieved the milestone of 1,000 traps. Its rarer that...

BOOK PROVIDES NEVER TOLD STORIES OF VF-14 TOPHATTERS SQUADRON AND THE...

"The F-14 Tomcat was a pure air-to-air fighter and our mission, in the words of Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron), was '...to patrol...

A BLAST FROM THE PAST: FORMER U.S. NAVAL AVIATOR DESCRIBES HIS...

"As a veteran of many missile shots, both AIM-9 and AIM-7, this was the most challenging due to the speeds involved and the parameters of...

BOOK TELLS THE INSIDE STORY OF “TOP GUN” AND THE F-14...

Do you remember the Top Gun movie scene where Maverick and Goose’s F-14 flies inverted above the black two-seat F-5F (AKA MiG-28)? For safety...

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