29 January 1991 – An American F-15C shot down an IRAF MiG-23 fleeing to Iran with an AIM-7 missile. “During the Air War over Iraq, the mighty Eagle proved to be a very robust airframe, bringing back its pilots after suffering serious damages. After the first ten days of the first Gulf Air War, to
Denis C. Ficarra
Denis Ficarra flew the F-100 from 1976-1979 with the 122nd Tactical Fighter Squadron of the LAANG. He is currently a private pilot out of Alpine, CA. He has also been a Test Pilot for Gates Learjet, an A-7 and F-16 Instructor for 162nd FW out of Tucson, AZ.