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Felix the Cat—a Tomcat’s tail

17 July 2013

Felix the Cat—a Tomcat’s tail

25º 38′ 57″ N / 80º 26′ 02″ W

— photo by Joseph May

The late model Grumman F-14D Tomcat of VF-31 at the Wings Over Miami Air Museum—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

The previous post addressed this Grumman F-14D Tomcat — this post addresses more of the details seen on this walkaround 🙂

— photo by Joseph May

Detail on the starboard side underneath the all-moving tail plane—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

— photo by Joseph May

The “Felix the Cat” logo of VF-31 while aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

— photo by Joseph May

Another view of the VF-31 logo as well as other stencils—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

— photo by Joseph May

Closer inspection of Felix the Cat—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

— photo by Joseph May

A view of a few other of the stencils on the tails of the Tomcat—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

— photo by Joseph May

VF-31, part of Carrier Air Wing 8 as seen by this crest—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

— photo by Joseph May

Closer view of the crest of Carrier Air Wing 8 on the inside surface of the starboard vertical stabilizer—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

— photo by Joseph May

More stencils on the Tomcat’s tails included the name of the proud ship USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)—photo by Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

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