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The Sea Eagle: How America's F-15 Fighter Almost Became a Aircraft Carrier Jet

Michael Peck Security, Had events worked out differently, the aircraft that Tom Cruise flew in Top Gun could have been an... F-15 Eagle? Back in the 1980s and 1990s, a Dynamic Duo symbolized U.S. military airpower. The Air Force had its powerful F-15 Eagle air superiority fighter. But the Navy had the sophisticated swing-wing F-14 Tomcat, glamorized by the movie Top Gun.
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