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22/09/2006 F-14 Tomcat retires from the U. S. Navy

Tomcat was an iconic aircraft designed with combat experience against Soviet MiG fighters during the Vietnam War in mind. I was a two-seater capable of Mach 2,3 speed. Tomcat had a variable-geometry wing. It served as the U.S. Navy's primary air superiority fighter. Its Soviet counterpart was MIG-23 Flogger.

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