I’ve been hearing and telling “There I was…” stories for my entire adult life. It started for me in flight school, listening to a grizzled old sim instructor tell me about View More ›
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Jay flew the F-14D Tomcat and F/A-18 C/D/Fs in the Navy. After leaving the service he has become an emerging figure in the rarified world of unlimited air racing. We View More ›
By far my favorite line, however, was the conclusion: “This reporter believes it was the secret Air Force spy plane, the Aurora, returning to its base in the California desert.”
The SHB. It’s a Navy thing. More, it’s a CV thing, ‘CV’ being the code for carrier, the kind of carrier that has cross-deck pendants and planes with hooks. The View More ›
Fighter Sweep has the privilege of interviewing author and former Commanding Officer of VFA-105, Kevin Miller. Kevin accumulated 3,600 total hours and 1,000 carrier landings in the A-7E and F/A-18. View More ›
Still just as inspiring as when it was first released in 2011 to commemorate the Centennial of Naval Aviation, FLY NAVY remains a historic freeze frame of America’s men and View More ›
A day in the life of an F/A-18E fighter pilot deployed on USS Harry S. Truman in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Air Wing: CVW-7 Ship: CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman Squadron: VFA-25 Fist of the Fleet A good friend of mine, LT C. “Wingnut” Wickware, has just returned from a deployment View More ›
Investigators release initial report on Egyptair 804 mishap
Breaking news: As security situation in Turkey continues to deteriorate, FAA bans all flights to and from.