Walkaround #1054

F-14B Upgrade VF-103 Jolly Rogers

These photos were taken by Blair Hall at NAS Oceana

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Approaching the Port side Ladder well detail (Note the 20mm chute in the upper right corner Nose Well Detail Launch Bar and Approach light detail


TCS Camera detail Starboard Main mount (the red tube is a ground lock) Starboard MLG brake lines Starboard MLG from aft



ECM bulges under Port glove fairing ECM bulges under Port glove fairing from below Pilots front instrument console HUD detail


HUD detail Pilots left instrument console Pilots right instrument console Port side ejection seat (GRU-7A) headrest detail



RIO Seat RIO Seat cushion RIO Left console RIO Right console


RIO Front instrument console Turtleback detail (Under canopy hinge) Canopy detail (note the lightning strips) RIO Starboard side Ejection seat headrest detail


RIO seat parachute risers Pilot cockpit and rear of seat detail Canopy jettison cable guide, instrument wires through starboard side of windscreen. (NOTE: F-14B pilot hood uses 2 pieces of canvas vise 1 on the F-14A)

Photos and text by Blair Hall