U.S. Fighter Pilot Scares off Iranians with ‘Top Gun’-Worthy Stunt

An F-22 fighter jet (U.S. Air Force)

An F-22 fighter jet (U.S. Air Force)

‘You really ought to go home’

Douglas Ernst  reports:  The U.S. Air Force has a message for Iran: Don’t mess with our drones.

In what only can be described as a scene out of Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun,” Gen. Mark A. Welsh IIIAir Force chief of staff, describes how F-22 stealth jets scared off Iranian jets from a U.S. drone flying in international airspace.

The Aviationist reports that in March a U.S. MQ-1 drone came close to being intercepted by an Iranian F-4 Phantom combat plane, but the Iranian aircraft stopped short after a warning by an American pilot…

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Washington Times – The Aviationist


One Comment on “U.S. Fighter Pilot Scares off Iranians with ‘Top Gun’-Worthy Stunt”

  1. Richard M Nixon (Deceased) says:

    Reblogged this on Dead Citizen's Rights Society.


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