Grumman F-14 Tomcat low level flying and sonic boom compilation

Grumman F-14 Tomcat low-level flying and sonic boom compilation

Have a look at an amazing video of Grumman F-14 Tomcat low level flying and sonic boom compilation

The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft.

The F-14 Tomcat was carrier-based two-seat aircraft.

F-14 tomcat can fly at a speed to Mach 2.34

Tomcat served more than 34 years during that tenure the F-14 Tomcat transformed from analog fighter to digital precision attack platform.

Initially, tomcat used Pratt and Whitney TF-30 engine that have low thrust.

So they required the pilot to run the afterburner when launching from the carrier later these engines was replaced by General Electric F-110 engines

F-14s reportedly shot down at least 160 Iraqi aircraft during the war

while only 12 to 16 Tomcats were lost; at least half of these losses were due to accidents

Read more: Last Official Flight of Grumman F-14 Tomcat -worth-seeing Video

 

Grumman F-14 Tomcat low level flying and sonic boom compilation

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