F-14 TOMCAT/SUPER TOMCAT
- My F-14's impression of an unmanned fire hose. Atkins, N.S. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Nov97, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p8
Describes how a US Navy pilot handled an engine-compressor stall in a Tomcat jet fighter plane. Inspection of the engine; Communication with air traffic controller; Control characteristics of the F-14.
- The VX-9 vampires and the Tomcat. Carlson, Ted // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p30
Focuses on systems and software upgrades for the United States Navy's premier fighter platform, the F-14 Tomcat. Description of the detachment of the Vampires of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 9 in NAS Point Mugu, California; Day-and-night strike capability of the F-14 Tomcat; Low-Altitude...
- Navy aircraft. // All Hands;Jan1999, Issue 981, p22
Presents information about US Navy aircraft. Includes the F/A-18 Hornet; F/A-18E/F Super Hornet; F-14 Tomcat; EA-6B Prowler; S-3B Viking; E-2C Hawkeye; ES-3 Shadow; P-3C Orion/EP-3E Aries II; C-2A Greyhound; C-9B/DC-9 Skytrain II; C-130 Hercules; E-6A/B Mercury.
- One Engine, One Radio, Plenty of Bombs. Rando, Sean // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Aug2000, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p8
Presents the personal narrative of a United States Navy pilot while flying the F-14 Tomcat plane for an air strike over Kosovo, Yugoslavia. Oil-breather-pressure problem; Switches that are notorious for false indications; Load of bombs; Fire coming from the plane; Lesson for that night.
- Does dark gray mean danger? Webb, T.L. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p34
Reports on the use of color gray by the US Navy Aviation on the aft section of the Tomcat to indicate danger and rescue markings. Primary objective of paint; Importance of knowing the location of the warning markings.
- U.S. Navy Tomcat Flight Demonstration Team: Showcasing the F-14. Lind, Lt. Bill // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun99, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on United States Navy's flight demonstration featuring F-14 Tomcat squadron. Highlights of the air show; Role of US Navy Tomcat Flight Demonstration Team in the success of the air show; Supporters of the show.
- Build Your Own Topgun Tomcat. Smith, Dick // Aviation History;Nov2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p37
The article discusses the Fujimi scale model of the Grumman F-14A Tomcat fighter plane. The author describes assembly and painting the model plane in accordance with the paint scheme of the U.S. Navy. Other topics include displaying the nose cone in the open position, the use of subdued colors,...
- Jolly Rogers Take to the Skies in the Super Hornet. Koop, Matt // Naval Aviation News;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p14
The article informs that the U.S. Strike Fighter Squadron 103 Jolly Rogers completed their transition to the F/A-18F Super Hornet jet fighter plane, receiving their safe-for-flight accreditation in July. The squadron bid farewell to their beloved F-14B Tomcat jet fighter planes in January. With...
- A Mideast Lion Comes West. Rashba, Gary // Aviation History;Jul2012, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p54
The article discusses peacetime training dogfights in which Israeli Air Force F-21A Lion fighter planes (also known as the Israel Aircraft Industries' (IAI) Kfir C1) would engage U.S. Navy and Marine Corps F-14 and F/A18 fighter jets. The author describes the design of the Lion, noting its delta...