Tag: VF-213 Black Lions

South China Sea Dogfights – Floggers Vs Tomcats

Hooter was able to maneuver his Tomcat above and behind the MiG and expertly kept his advantage. After a series of maneuvers, the MiG...

Book tells the story of when two F-14 Tomcats were diverted...

LT Berg's biggest surprise on breaking out of the ever-lowering cloud ceiling was the sight of Midway, being so very different in size and...

REMEMBERING THE U.S. NAVY F-4G, THE PHANTOM THAT COULD PERFORM AUTOMATIC...

In 1966 the 12 U.S. Navy F-4G aircraft were to test a new tactical camouflage for embarked aircraft In March, 1963, 12 F-4Bs were pulled...

THIS F-14D CLOSE-UP SHOWS THE LAST UPGRADE RECEIVED BY TOMCAT BEFORE...

ROVER capability was added to the F-14D Tomcat On Dec. 10, 2005. It was first used by VF-31 and VF-213 on their last cruise...

THE STORY OF THE F-14 PILOT THAT WAS ABLE TO LAND...

As Vickers started to push on the stick, he heard a loud pop, followed by a roar. He knew exactly what had happened and...

FUNNY VIDEO BRINGS YOU ABOARD VF-31 TOMCATTERS F-14Ds FOR A 7-HOUR MISSION...

The "last cruise" of the iconic Tomcat saw the F-14Ds belonging to VF-31, the Tomcatters, and VF-213, the Black Lions, embarking aboard USS Theodore...

BYE-BYE BABY…! REMEMBERING THE F-14 TOMCAT LAST COMBAT TRAP

The decision to incorporate the Super Hornet and decommission the F-14 was mainly due to high amount of maintenance required to keep the Tomcats...

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