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VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings in Vietnam were devised to be a magnet for enemy MiGs

VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings in Vietnam were devised to be a magnet for enemy MiGs

The F-4 Phantom II In response to Navy requirements for a high-altitude interceptor to defend carriers with long-range air-to-air missiles… Read More

1 month ago

US Navy Tomcat pilot recalls the Ramp Strike where this F-14A Split Into Two Pieces

F-14A Ramp Strike Taken on Jul. 11, 1994 the image in this post shows the remains of VF-51 Screaming Eagles… Read More

11 months ago

US Naval Aviator who flew both the F-4 and F-14 tells about the negative and positive attributes of the Phantom II and Tomcat during Carrier Landing

The approach speed of the F-4 was a little slower than the F-8, the view looking forward in the F-14… Read More

1 year ago

Here’s why this F-14A Tomcat split into two pieces

“On the night of July 11th as we made our way across the pond, it was a horrible night for… Read More

5 years ago

The story of VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings in Vietnam

VF-51 F-4 had one of the most flamboyant Phantom markings to go to sea- what rival squadrons called the "Supersonic… Read More

5 years ago

“It’s time to buzz the tower:” Former F-14 RIO explains how the legendary Top Gun tower fly-by scene was filmed

Civilians in communities near Miramar called the base and local news media asking about a 'berserk F-14 pilot'... Maverick: Tower,… Read More

6 years ago