F-14's last flight in US hands

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  1. MacArther

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    Tomcat Sunset - Last Time, Baby...!

    Its a shame to see the old bird go....

    All hands...Salute!! :salute: :salute:
     
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    Wow, I didn't think the tomcat was that far under it's prime. I thought it was still a going strong in the military? Fast, maneuverable, respectable payload.

    Did they introduce the AMRAAM to it before it went?
     
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    I'd heard they had to keep it in service a bit longer...
     
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    This is a huge event for the aviation photography group I am in. There were 140 photographers from Fencecheck alone at the Oceana show last weekend for the last big show featuring the Tomcat. It is sad to see it go.
     
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