Big better best -never let it rest.
Sitting in an F-14 fighter cockpit on the tarmac at the US Naval Base Norfolk Virginia was a privileged unforgettable experience. A unique empowering feel holding the controls while absorbing instrumentation, lines of toggle and push-button switches and accompanying warning-signs.

Adrenaline without fear ignited a momentary left foot tap-dance on the cockpit floor. The seat harness felt like a familiar heavy leather jacket littered with titanium buckles and adjusters waiting ready to strap secure its cargo. Aside from the feel there was heady smell. A mix of exotic materials in the confined space, an electrical […]