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A Photographic Roll Call of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat
Author:David F. Brown
Dimensions:9" x 12"
Publisher:Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
�Tomcat Alley� contains over seven-hundred images depicting the venerable F-14 Tomcat, bureau number by bureau number. Each U.S. Navy Tomcat is traced from date of delivery through February 1998. After a brief introduction, informative captions provide details concerning every Tomcat model, modification, and the fate of each aircraft including those stricken due to operational accidents, retired to the �bone-yard�, or resting as �gate guards� at military installations around the country. The majority of Tomcats are shown in full-color with images displaying every paint scheme worn by the F-14, including many water-based schemes applied during various tactical exercises and deployments. Images also include every squadron commander�s aircraft, nose art, tail colors, over 150 patches and insignia, bicentennial schemes, and Tomcats which participated in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Additionally, the Su-22, MiG-23, and Hi-8 killers are depicted along with �movie star� Tomcats from �Final Countdown,� �Topgun,� and �Executive Decision.�