Aviation Photo #1395975 Grumman F-14D Tomcat - USA - Navy

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VF-31 "Tomcatters" jet AJ-107 prepares to launch from CVN-71 on an early evening combat sortie over Iraq. USS Theodore Roosevelt and CVW-8 were deployed during 2005 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. This was to be the last combat cruise by the final two Tomcat units, VF-31 & VF-213.
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    James Shelbourn
    USA - Navy
    Grumman F-14D Tomcat
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat (G-303)
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat (G-303)
    Persian Gulf
    International Airspace
    October 17, 2005
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Comments (5)

8 years ago
If that guy wasn't behind the plane, this would be an even better shot. Good angle. Really shows the amount of power this plane can dish out. Ready to go and take care of business, for the last time.
6 years ago
I definitely agree with the other post. This is the epitome of a Fighter Aircraft. Just look at it! The F-14 has a very distinctive look, like a wolf or fox!
5 years ago
Truly amazing picture. Althought I've never been on the deck of an American aircraft carrier, I think that this photo explains it very well.
5 years ago
One of the best jet fighters of all time looking naked without a bunch of Phoenix missiles tucked under the fuselage
4 years ago
Very interesting to see an asymmetrical loadout.

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