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The incredible story of the “Piggyback Flight,” the incident where a B-17 collided with another B-17 and became hooked together
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The incredible story of the “Piggyback Flight,” the incident where a B-17 collided with another B-17 and became hooked together
That time two Concorde supersonic airliners landed simultaneously at Orlando International Airport (and cooked the runway when they took off)
Aviation History / Civil Aviation
That time two Concorde supersonic airliners landed simultaneously at Orlando International Airport (and cooked the runway when they took off)
Meet 2021 XTM X-Tiger, the special painted F-16 that celebrates 70 years of Belgian Air Component’s 31st Tiger Squadron
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Meet 2021 XTM X-Tiger, the special painted F-16 that celebrates 70 years of Belgian Air Component’s 31st Tiger Squadron
Luftwaffe Dornier Do 217 bombers sank the Italian battleship Roma by means of the Fritz X, the first ever precision-guided bomb deployed in combat
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Luftwaffe Dornier Do 217 bombers sank the Italian battleship Roma by means of the Fritz X, the first ever precision-guided bomb deployed in combat
Here's why the F-105 was dubbed the "Thud"
Aviation History / Military Aviation
HERE’S WHY THE F-105 WAS DUBBED THE “THUD”
The story of the T-12 Cloudmaker, the 44,000 lb earthquake bomb carried by the B-36 Peacemaker
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Weapons
The story of the T-12 Cloudmaker, the 44,000 lb earthquake bomb carried by the B-36 Peacemaker
Memphis Belle
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Memphis Belle pilot tells the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress raid on the Focke-Wulf plant at Bremen (featured in Memphis Belle movie)
The dogfight that proved the Dutch Fokker G.1 fighter was a serious threat for Luftwaffe Messerschmitt Bf 109
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The dogfight that proved the Dutch Fokker G.1 fighter was a serious threat for Luftwaffe Messerschmitt Bf 109
Remembering the Washington bomber: why RAF never liked the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering the Washington bomber: why RAF never liked the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress
The King of Lampedusa: The day 4,300 Italian Soldiers surrendered to a RAF Swordfish pilot
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The King of Lampedusa: The day 4,300 Italian Soldiers surrendered to a RAF Swordfish pilot
Eastern Air Defense Sector takes group photo with F-16 #89-114, one of the jets that responded to 9/11 terror attacks
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Eastern Air Defense Sector takes group photo with F-16 #89-114, one of the jets that responded to 9/11 terror attacks
During WWII Axis pilots tested captured Allied aircraft: they deemed the Spitfire a miserable fighter, the LaGG–3 poorly maneuverable and the P-51 disconcerting
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
During WWII Axis pilots tested captured Allied aircraft: they deemed the Spitfire a miserable fighter, the LaGG–3 poorly maneuverable and the P-51 disconcerting
The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots
Royal New Zealand Air Force A-4 pilot who fired warning shots across the bow of a Taiwanese squid boat retires after more than 60 years of service
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Royal New Zealand Air Force A-4 pilot who fired warning shots across the bow of a Taiwanese squid boat retires after more than 60 years of service
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who landed his Cessna in Red Square
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who landed his Cessna in Red Square
Did you know this is the Most Famous Ramp Strike in Movie History?
Aircraft Carriers / Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety
Did you know this is the Most Famous Ramp Strike in Movie History?
The story of Koga’s Zero, the captured A6M that helped the F6F Hellcat become the most effective carrier fighter of World War II
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of Koga’s Zero, the captured A6M that helped the F6F Hellcat become the most effective carrier fighter of World War II
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