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Having trouble keeping your Tomcat airworthy?

In which case move quickly, as supplies are about to be become unavailable once and for all, if a senator from Oregon has his way.

Given that the US Navy retired its remaining F14s last September, and the Iranian Air Force (or more properly, the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force) is the only airforce that flies them, this does seem quite a sensible move. Although the sale of spares to Iran has been embargoed since 1979, there is a black market in spares and parts have got through, apparently. Mind you, you would need very dozy customs bods and a fairly hefty overnight bag for a General Electric F110-GE-400 afterburning turbofan...

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