Tag: VF-14 Tophatters

Check out this video of GBU deliveries on Afghanistan, courtesy of Tophatters F-14 Tomcats
The first, emotional segment of the video shows VF-14 Tophatters Tomcats over New York. The cool video in this post features collection of various laser guided bomb strikes conducted in Afghanistan, October 2001, by U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats belonging to VF-14 Tophatters. This print is available in...
Tomcat 4-Libya 0: how two U.S. Navy F-14s shot down two Qaddafi’s MiG-23s over the Gulf of Sidra on Jan. 4, 1989
After returning to the carrier, both the F-14s received single FLOGGER 'kill' markings above the nose MODEX, although these were removed by the time the jets returned to Oceana on Jan. 31 Jan. 4, 1989 was a historic day for VF-32, and the Tomcat community as a whole, when the F-14 once...
Book provides never told stories of VF-14 Tophatters Squadron and the F-14 Tomcat
"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 our area of the sky and shoot down any enemy aircraft that are in that area. Anything else is rubbish,'" Bill "Pinch" Paisley, former F-14 RIO "The platform was the F-14 Tomcat, the ship was the...