VF-11 Red Rippers

The story of how the iconic F-4 Phantom II set a New Absolute Altitude record during Project Top Flight

The story of how the iconic F-4 Phantom II set a New Absolute Altitude record during Project Top Flight

The second prototype of the F-4 Phantom II was equipped with water injection and flown by CDR Lawrence E. Flint… Read More

2 years ago

VFA-11 Red Rippers make a US Navy first by having their CO F/A-18 Super Hornet (normally a ‘101’ MODEX) permitted to carry the two-digit MODEX of ‘11’

VFA-11 Red Rippers have made a US Navy first by having their CO F/A-18F Super Hornet jet (normally a ‘101’… Read More

3 years ago

[Updated] This US Navy F-14A Tomcat was damaged over Beirut in 1983 (but not by Syrian AAA or SAMs)

The interesting photo in this post features a damaged F-14A Tomcat from VF-11 (modex AE103) embarked aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67),… Read More

4 years ago