Archive for the ‘Grumman’ Category

Book Review: Color & Markings of the F-14 Tomcat Part 2; Pacific Fleet and Reserve Squadrons

Book Review Color & Markings of the F-14 Tomcat Part 2; Pacific Fleet and Reserve Squadrons By Bert Kinzey and Rock Roszak. Summary: Details: Title and ISBN: Colors & Markings of the F-14 Tomcat, Part 2: Pacific Fleet and Reserve Squadrons, Detail & Scale Publications, by Bert Kinzey and Rock Roszak ISBN: 979-8-4570657-4-1 Contents and […]

More Warbird Photos… Howard German Went to Oshkosh This Summer!

While there’s plenty to do during the week-long EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, warbirds can take up hours of your time, both before and after the afternoon shows and during their showtime performances. Here’s what Howard German saw while he was there towards the end of the week.

The Mid Atlantic Air Museum and the World War 2 Weekend out in Reading Pennsylvania.

John Freedman attended his first World War II Weekend, presented by the Mid Atlantic Air Museum, earlier in the year, and shares some of his images. he wrote a number of friends and included some great photos. In part, he wrote: “I had not been there before… This was unlike any show I had done […]

Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat Scrapbook

The Tomcat was the successor of the ill-fated F-111B aircraft carrier-based fighter.  The first prototype flew on December 21, 1970, and was introduced operationally in 1974, just missing combat in the skies over Vietnam. One original mission was to defend carrier task forces from attacks from the Soviet Union in case of World War III.  […]