26 episodes

The F-14 Tomcast is the biweekly internet radio show dedicated to the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and the amazing men and women who flew, fixed, fought, and loved her.

Hosted by a former F-14 pilot and RIO duo who combined have well over 30 years, 5,000 hours, and 1,000 carrier landings in the Tomcat, episodes will feature experienced guests who will explain the F-14's full career from early development on episode 1 to episode 26 one year later on the beloved fighter's retirement.

The F-14 Tomcast is part of the Air Combat Experience brought to you by BVR Productions ( https://www.bvrpro.com/ ).

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    • 4.9 • 213 Ratings

The F-14 Tomcast is the biweekly internet radio show dedicated to the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and the amazing men and women who flew, fixed, fought, and loved her.

Hosted by a former F-14 pilot and RIO duo who combined have well over 30 years, 5,000 hours, and 1,000 carrier landings in the Tomcat, episodes will feature experienced guests who will explain the F-14's full career from early development on episode 1 to episode 26 one year later on the beloved fighter's retirement.

The F-14 Tomcast is part of the Air Combat Experience brought to you by BVR Productions ( https://www.bvrpro.com/ ).

    Op. Iraqi Freedom

    Op. Iraqi Freedom

    Former Tomcat pilot “Grumpy” Kimberly and RIO “Boog” Denneny, who flew demanding missions in OIF and share riveting tales of their experiences.

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    Op. Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)

    Op. Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)

    Former F-14 RIO Mike Peterson, callsign “Tung,” who participated in the first strike of OEF, describes the Tomcat’s performance in the air campaign over Afghanistan and several remarkable missions.

    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/f-14_tomcast/donations

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Combat Phoenix Shot

    Combat Phoenix Shot

    We interview “Jumby” Castleton, the lead RIO in a section of F-14Ds that attacked Iraqi aircraft with AIM-54s in January 1999 during Operation Southern Watch.

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Air Show Demo

    Air Show Demo

    Incredible stories tell you what it took to qualify for the Tomcat demonstration team, and memorable experiences flying air shows in the powerful F-14D, told by a pilot and RIO team who flew before millions. Includes exciting announcements about the F-14 Tomcast!

    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/f-14_tomcast/donations

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    "Speed & Angels" -- the Movie

    "Speed & Angels" -- the Movie

    We interview one of the pilots profiled in the film, Meagan Flannigan (who was then Meagan Varley), and the fighter pilot who originated the idea and worked tirelessly to see it to completion, Paco Chierici. Get the full story on what many consider to be the best Tomcat movie – Speed & Angels.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    "Top Gun" -- the Movie

    "Top Gun" -- the Movie

    Former F-14 pilots “Bozo” Abel and “Smegs” Semcken share their first-person recollections of the challenges and successes that helped make “Top Gun” an iconic film.

    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/f-14_tomcast/donations

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    • 1 hr 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
213 Ratings

213 Ratings

cbspock ,

Who doesn’t love the tomcat?

What a great retrospective on the F-14 Tomcat from the pilots and rios that flew and fought in it. I love the discussions in each episode. It is also cool that you are discussion Top Gun the real school and the movie as well.

Liberty tavern ,

ATs episode 👍🏼

Big fan of the podcast, love all the episodes. As a former airframer in a VS squadron, I really appreciated hearing the stories from your recent episode with the ATs. Please consider future episodes featuring other enlisted ratings also.

cskust ,

Awesome!

Love what you guys do Bio and Crunch, keep up the good work!

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