Aviation Photo #1016600 Grumman F-14D Tomcat - USA - Navy

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All twenty two Tomcats from VF-31 and VF-213 return home to Oceana after the final Tomcat combat cruise. This sight will never be repeated again.
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    Neil Jones - Angels-20
    USA - Navy
    Grumman F-14D Tomcat
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat (G-303)
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat (G-303)
    Grumman
    617/D-22
    164342
    AJ-100
    Virginia Beach - Oceana NAS / Apollo Soucek Field
    Virginia
    USA
    March 10, 2006
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Comments (22)

Anonymous
10 years ago
The Tomcat will be fondly remembered, and sorely missed. Nice shot, by the way. I just wish I could have been there to see it.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! awesome shot! The Tomcat was the best! Gonna miss the big cat!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! Kind of reminds me of those world war 2 fighter sweeps here. The Tomcat is my all time
favorite. The original multiple track, shot & kill fighter of the modern era with the world's longest range radar & missiles ever mounted on a fighter in it's day. Battle proven against Sukhois & MIGs it was built to counter. So long, "Tom", as you fade into aviation history. Thanks, Neil, for sharing a great capture here.
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is just stunning!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Awesome shot !
Anonymous
9 years ago
AWESOME SHOT! I wish I was one of them in the cockpit.
Anonymous
9 years ago
The formation is a bit wonky, especially the trailing group of four, but a nice shot for sure, and a great sight.
Anonymous
9 years ago
The Tomcat will really be a great memory. Farewell.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow wow wow just a great great picture.What a threat.Love F 14.
Anonymous
9 years ago
This is NEAT!
Anonymous
9 years ago
My favorite fighter of all time. Anytime Baby!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Thanks for capturing this great formation!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Absolutely irreplaceable, This is a beautiful formation.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Have A Bandit Day!
Anonymous
8 years ago
I saw this from a different perspective billed as "The World's 12th Most Powerful Air Force." Coming from an old Naval Aviation sailor like me it brings a tear. Superb shot, Neil. One of the best on the site!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wow, Beautiful!! Must have sounded AMAZING!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Top cats! most effec-tu-al Top Cats; Who's intellectual close friends get to call them F14!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Great picture
Anonymous
6 years ago
Who got to fly in the front?
Anonymous
6 years ago
Sad end... Bring back the cat !! Great shot by the way !
Anonymous
6 years ago
This is the best f-14 pic I have ever seen.

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