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1/72 F-14D Super Tomcat, U.S. Navy VF-31 "Tomcatters", The Final Tomcat Cruise

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Dragon Wings Warbirds 50208 - 1/72 F-14D Super Tomcat, U.S. Navy VF-31 "Tomcatters", The Final Tomcat Cruise

About the Tomcatters: 
The “Tomcatters” are the second oldest operating fighter squadron in the whole of the U.S. Navy. The “Fighting 31” (VF-31) is based at NAS Oceana, and in 2006, is undergoing a transition from the aging F-14 Tomcat to the more capable F/A-18 Super Hornet. VF-31 participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 onboard USS Abraham Lincoln. The squadron flew 585 sorties totalling 1744 flight hours, dropping 239 LGB/JDAM/MK-82. The "Fighting 31" today specializes in night fighting -- their motto is "We get ours at night." 

About the F-14D Tomcat: 
The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a United States Navy supersonic, twin-engine, variable sweep wing, two-seat strike fighter. The Tomcat's primary missions are air superiority, fleet air defense, and precision strike against ground targets. To facilitate early introduction of the F-14 into service the first version of the aircraft was planned using the engine and weapons system technology from the F-111B, and then, progressively introduce new engines and a new weapons system into the F-14 new airframe. Thus, the designation F-14A was assigned to the new aircraft equipped with updated TF-30 engines and the AN/AWG-9 weapons system from the F-111B. A F-14B was planned to follow using the engine from the advanced technology engine competition. Then, the 'B' would be followed by the F-14C with a new weapons system replacing the AN/AWG-9. In the event, the AN/AWG-9 replacement was delayed and when it arrived, as the AN/APG-71, the designation assigned to the new aircraft was F-14D. The F-14C, thus, was never produced.

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