David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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Those were the days… the happy days when Tomcats still ruled the sky. I really miss that plane. Naval aviation just isnt the same anymore since the F-14 was retired.
Thanks for the sharing. In the meantime here you can have a look at some great F-14 photos:
F-14 Tomcat Pictures
New IRIAF airshow at Isfihan
One of my most enjoyable jobs was working on the F-14 design at Grumman Aero.