Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

One-quarter rear right side view from slightly above of Grumman F-14A Tomcat in flight over heavy cloud layer, somewhere over the Mediterranean Sea, April 18, 1988; from U. S. Navy Fighter Squadron 143 (VF-143) based aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69). Nose number 100.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Lt. Cmdr. John R. Leenhouts (US Navy)



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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