F-14 AT 50: Iran's Feral Tomcats

Only two countries in the world have ever operated Grumman's mighty F-14 Tomcat. The first is obvious, but given the current state of international affairs, the second seems far less likely. US-Iran relations have deteriorated over the past decades, but in the mid-1970’s the situation couldn’t have been more different. This is the story of the Persian big cats and how, despite the odds, the Iranians are keeping this aviation legend flying.

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