With the prospect of a new movie following the classic Top Gun in the offing, we take a largely ‘tongue in cheek’ look at the F14 and how Maverick got into a ‘flat spin heading out to sea!”


F-14A Tomcats of Fighter Squadrons VF-51 “Screaming Eagles”, the VF-111 “Sundowners” and F-5E/F Tiger IIs of the Navy Fighter Weapons School.


An F-14D Tomcat.



Images under Creative Commons licence with thanks to PH2 Michael D.P. Flynn, the U.S. Navy, LCdr. David Baranak,