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Every once in a while, you get one of those absolute show stopper personalities.  One of these types was a guy called "Hoser".  His real name is Joe Satrapa, and he's a real character.  A couple links:

https://www.ar15.com/forums/general/The_Hoser_Chronicles/5-921898/

http://www.lulu.com/us/en/shop/tomcat-sunsetorg-staff/hoser-hereshoot/hardcover/product-20298856.html

 

Audio from the 1989 Gulf of Sidra shootdown (the second to occur in these waters) of two Libyan MiG-23s by F-14As FastEagle 102 and FastEagle 107 of VF-32 of the USS Kennedy battle group:

 

 

A Pakistani (of all people) website with some nice pictures and interesting statements about the history of the F-14:

https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/17-photos-that-show-why-the-f-14-tomcat-is-one-of-the-greatest-fighter-jets-of-all-time.391362/

 

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On the "truth" behind the Persian Cats (supposedly is really was about Iranian recognition of the AWG-9/AIM-54 combination, rather than the hard charging sale, as some would state):

https://theaviationgeekclub.com/former-iiaf-tomcat-pilots-tell-the-true-story-of-why-iran-picked-the-f-14-over-the-f-15/?fbclid=IwAR0TqJNara5hNt4aL12HINJHYSaHQRFInq-bYsuF8aGKvpF8OK1LMhKJDgY

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