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USN Grumman F-14D-170-GR Tomcat #164603 taxiing military aviation air show stock photo #1269
6-MAY-2006 Sunbird Photos by Don Boyd

USN Grumman F-14D-170-GR Tomcat #164603 taxiing military aviation air show stock photo #1269

Opa-locka Airport, FL


In VF-31 Tomcatters scheme. This was the last weekend to photograph a Tomcat at an air show in South Florida due to the pending retirement of all F-14's on September 22, 2006.

The Tomcat Retirement agenda is below, per http://tomcat-sunset.org/

Proposed Agenda (subject to change)

Tentative Agenda for Tomcat Sunset

Wednesday, 20 September:
Evening - No Host arrival at NAS Oceana O Club (Come as you are)

Thursday, 21 September:
Morning - Golf Tournament at NAS Oceana ($50pp)
Evening - Key West Night NAS Oceana O Club (Casual, very casual) ($10pp)

Friday, 22 September:
Morning - Final Flight Ceremony at Hangar 500 (Summer Whites/Smart Business dress)
No Host lunch at NAS Oceana O Club ($10pp)
Afternoon - "Salute to the Sailors" Outdoor Concert/Picnic (BBQ eating clothes)
Evening alternative - Sunset Cruise for reunion groups

Saturday, 23 September:
Morning - 5K Tomcat Trot at NAS Oceana (Running duds) ($15pp)
Morning/Afternoon - Panel Symposium at VB Conference Center (Come as you wish)
Evening - Banquet at VB Conference Center (Mess Dress/Black Tie Formal) ($65pp)

You can register now to attend these events at: http://www.tomcat-sunset.org/about_events/regform.php
Registration fee is $20


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