Aviation Photo #1014662 Grumman F-14D(R) Tomcat - USA - Navy

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Tomcat of VF-213 sits on the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt as the sun sets. To the left can be seen the flame from one of the many Gulf Oil Platforms.
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    Scott Rathbone
    USA - Navy
    Grumman F-14D(R) Tomcat
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat (G-303)
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat (G-303)
    Grumman
    386/DR-1
    161159
    AJ-204
    Persian Gulf
    International Airspace
    January 18, 2006
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Photo Added: March 10, 2006

Comments (36)

Anonymous
10 years ago
Great Shot! The flame looks like a second sunset. Those Tomcats always look so impressive, too.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice capture of a classic bird in her glory! Nice lighting as well.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Glorious!
Spencer Wilmot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
My favorite fighter! What a background, looks like it´s not in a carrier. T.B.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Not only a beautiful photo, but sadly appropriate as the Navy retires the greatest naval aircraft ever! Thanks so much, Scott! We'll miss these birds, especially in Virginia Beach.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Tomcat, is my favorite u.s. navy figher, thi pictur hava a perferct composition on the deck.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Goodbye old friend...the sun is setting and it's time to go.
Anonymous
10 years ago
My dream combat, but it retired. o..(
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautiful, simply beautiful. The Tomcat has always been one of my favorite fighters.
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW, i would say best picture of the year IMMEDIATELY
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beutiful picture of the most beutiful fighter ever built!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Pictures perfect
Anonymous
10 years ago
Looks like Top Gun.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Perfect picture...the sunset behind makes for a great contrast between the dark yet smooth lines of this magnificent aircraft...brings back many memories of my youth (& Top Gun).
Anonymous
10 years ago
Magnificent deadly f-14 the red and ornage almost show its deadly "danger zone" quality.
Anonymous
10 years ago
A picture can say more than thousand words... so I lett the picture speak for me
Anonymous
10 years ago
Well done Scott :-)
Anonymous
10 years ago
No words to say. Simply the best.
Congratulations for the nice shot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
It cant get better than F-14 on a carrier... They shouldnt have retired it... Its just the best...
Anonymous
10 years ago
It just doesn't get much more beautiful than that!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Maverick (Tom Cruise) and Goose (Anthony Edwards)would be proud!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot. What a great aircraft. No other aircrafts looked so good on carriers. It cant be better
Anonymous
10 years ago
Nice
Anonymous
10 years ago
5 stars from me!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great foto! The sunset complete the legend!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This photo shows the fighter in a great contrast but with full colours.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Just simply an amazing and beautiful picture!
Anonymous
10 years ago
My loved tomcat...
Anonymous
10 years ago
It's just the best shoot of Tomcat... it's sad its taken of duty. it kind of represent America and Aircraft carriers for me
Anonymous
10 years ago
It is hard to find words for this amazing picture! It definetly shows the beauty of the ultimate fighter of Naval Aviation. The days for the Tomcat are over, but this legend will never die!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Anytime Baby!...and to think the replacement for this beautiful cat is an insect!
Anonymous
9 years ago
It takes my breath away
Anonymous
9 years ago
It just take my breath away, the plane, the sunset.. it's just a perfect picture
Anonymous
6 years ago
Bravo
Anonymous
4 years ago
What is is about dawn and dusk carried deck shots.

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