Photos Grumman F-14 Tomcat

F-14 "Vandy 1" from the evaluation squadron VX-9
F-14A Tomcat of VF-2 'Bounty Hunters' stowed in the hangar decks of aircraft carrier USS Ranger moored at Fremantle, Western Australia. Dec 1992

F-14A of VF-51 Screaming Eagles and a Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight. USS Kitty Hawk, 1994
Virginia Beach, Va. (Mar. 15, 2005) – Four F-14B Tomcats, assigned to the “Pukin’ Dogs” of Fighter Squadron 143 (VF-143), conduct one last flight from Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., before being retired by the squadron.
A Navy A-4F Skyhawk of VF-126 Bandits engages an F-14A Tomcat of VF-111 Sundowners in a simulated dogfight over the Salton Sea, 1982.
F-14A Tomcat from VF-114 "Aardvarks" over oil well fires still burning after Operation Desert Storm. Aug 1991
F-14 Tomcat from VF-31 'Tomcatters' from Carrier Air Wing Eight (CVW-8)

F-14B Tomcat from VF-103 'Jolly Rogers' creates a Prandtl-Glauert (P-G) condensation cloud during a transonic flyby of USS George Washington (CVN-73) on 26 Sept 2002

22 F-14D Tomcats from VF-31 'Tomcatters' & VF-213 'Black Lions' staged aboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) on 10 March 2006

F-14B from VF-32 'Swordsmen' out of NAS Oceana, 2005

F-14A Tomcat from VF-41 'Black Aces' prepares to launch during night operations aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) 28 July 2001

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F-14A Tomcats from VF-154 "Black Knights" and VF-21 "Freelancers", USS Independence 1990

F-14A from VF-1 'Wolf Pack' collects the barricade. USS Kitty hawk (CV-63) 30 June 1984. #161296 was repaired and flew until 21 October 2003. Then she was retired to AMARC with 5843 total flight hours, 1807 catapult launches, and 1813 arrested landings, including field arrestments. I caught 161296 returning to NAS Oceana on 9 November 2001 following combat in OEF. At that time, she was assigned to VF-41 and carried the name "Helen."

Persian Gulf (Jan. 2, 2005) – An F-14B Tomcat, assigned to the "Swordsmen" of Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32), makes an arrested landing on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).