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Kickass Quotes 7

By Rowdy on July 7, 2013 in Nature of the Beast

Argentina A-4R SkyhawkPhoto by Chris Lofting A fighter pilot is all balls and no forehead. If he thinks at all, he thinks that he is immortal; God’s gift to women and his airplane.Read More >

Farewell Phantom

By Jolly on July 3, 2013 in Nature of the Beast

I had this video and note forwarded to me about the Luftwaffe retiring the last F-4: F-4 Phantom II | Farewell | Luftwaffe | German Air Force | 2013Published on June 30, 2013Today the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II was retired from service in the Luftwaffe [German Air Force].Read More >

Kickass Quotes 6

By Rowdy on July 1, 2013 in Nature of the Beast

USN F/A-18C Hornet Photo by Johnathan Derden The thing you have to understand about fighter pilots is they never quite grow past the stage of little boys buzzing past girls on their bicycles.Read More >

Call Signs

By Rowdy on June 24, 2013 in Nature of the Beast

Fighter pilots have had nicknames or tactical call signs, really, since the beginning of the breed. However, since the 1986 movie Top Gun, with Maverick, Iceman and Goose, the general public has become much more aware of those nicknames.Read More >

Kickass Quotes 5

By Rowdy on June 17, 2013 in Nature of the Beast

South Africa Hawk 120 Photo by Jaco Du Plessis It's just like being in a knife fight in a dirt-floor bar. If you want to fix a fella, the best way to do it is to get behind him and stick him in the back.Read More >

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