VF-101 Grim Reapers

The US Navy F-14 pilot who developed the DACT technique that made gun kills on lethal 9G capable F-16Ns possible from the much larger Tomcat

The US Navy F-14 pilot who developed the DACT technique that made gun kills on lethal 9G capable F-16Ns possible from the much larger Tomcat

The F-16N Viper The F-16N Viper, a version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon operated by the US Air Force, was… Read More

3 months ago

The Story of how US Navy F-14 Tomcat crews learned to score simulated Gun Kills against the lethal 9G capable F-16N (Captured in a Beautiful Artwork)

In a close air-to-air combat scenario, who will win? The F-14 Tomcat or the F-16N Viper? The answer is not… Read More

3 years ago

Showcasing the F-14: when the Grim Reapers staged flight demonstrations of the mighty Tomcat

No single aircraft was more exciting, more sought after on the show circuit than the F-14 Tomcat The following article… Read More

6 years ago

THE STORY OF CHRISTINE, THE LONGEST SERVING F-14 TOMCAT IN THE U.S. NAVY

While F-14 BuNo. 159600 was participating in the Tomcat’s final cruise a bulkhead would blow out during routine maintenance and the aircraft would spend… Read More

7 years ago

“MOW EM DOWN!” THE GRIM REAPERS LEGACY

Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 After having been reestablished in May 2012, the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 was officially… Read More

8 years ago