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That time a former US Navy F-4 RIO undergoing pilot training flew an Unauthorized Engagement with his T-2 against another Buckeye student pilot

That time a former US Navy F-4 RIO undergoing pilot training flew an Unauthorized Engagement with his T-2 against another Buckeye student pilot

Roger Ball! He was the second of two children and born on 25 January 1940 in Shandon Baptist Hospital in… Read More

2 months ago

US Navy F-14 RIO recalls when his section of two Tomcats had to divert to Pakistan during Operation Enduring Freedom

The F-14 Tomcat Following Grumman's tradition of naming its aircraft after cats, the "Tomcat" made its first flight On Dec.… Read More

8 months ago

Tomcat Vs Foxbat: when US Navy F-14s outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s MiG-25s over the Gulf of Sidra

Although MiG-25 Foxbats are not particularly manoeuvrable aircraft, their aggressive manoeuvring during approach, ‘painting’ of US Navy aircraft with their… Read More

10 months ago

The unknown story of the F-14 Tomcats that diverted to Pakistan during Operation Enduring Freedom

‘As we were in the middle of Afghanistan with not enough fuel to get back to the ship, we put… Read More

4 years ago

F-14 Vs MiG-25: when U.S. Navy Tomcats outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s Foxbats over the Gulf of Sidra

When the U.S. Navy's SAG violated what Libyans considered their territorial waters, two MiG-25 Foxbats forward-deployed at Benina AB were… Read More

5 years ago