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Boeing delivers final 747 Airplane bringing to a close more than a half century of production
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Military Aviation
Boeing delivers final 747 Airplane bringing to a close more than a half century of production
This C-130A Hercules flew the last mission out of Vietnam before the fall of Saigon. It landed with 452 people on board, 32 of them in the cockpit, overloaded by at least 10,000 pounds.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This C-130A Hercules flew the last mission out of Vietnam before the fall of Saigon. It landed with 452 people on board, 32 of them in the cockpit, overloaded by at least 10,000 pounds.
Because I was Inverted! Tomcat RIO who took part in the making of Top Gun tells the true story behind the famous scene where Maverick and Goose’s F-14 flies inverted above the black two-seat F-5F (AKA MiG-28)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Because I was Inverted! Tomcat RIO who took part in the making of Top Gun tells the true story behind the famous scene where Maverick and Goose’s F-14 flies inverted above the black two-seat F-5F (AKA MiG-28)
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
That time Air Force One Carrying President Clinton had one of its wheels stuck in the mud at University of Illinois Willard Airport
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time Air Force One Carrying President Clinton had one of its wheels stuck in the mud at University of Illinois Willard Airport
Blackbird Vs Oxcart: the story of project Nice Girl, the recon fly off between the SR-71 and the A-12 and why the Blackbird was chosen over the Oxcart
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Vs A-12: project Nice Girl, the recon fly off between the Blackbird and the Oxcart and why the SR-71 was chosen over the A-12
The story of the Streak Eagle, the F-15 that broke eight Time-to-Climb World Records
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Streak Eagle, the F-15 that broke eight Time-to-Climb World Records
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
YF-16 Flight Zero: Video features Test Pilot Phil Oestricher Recalling the First, Unintentional Flight of the YF-16
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
YF-16 Flight Zero: Video features Test Pilot Phil Oestricher Recalling the First, Unintentional Flight of the YF-16
Here are the materials you should use instead of titanium to build a Blackbird Mach 3 spy plane today
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3 spy plane’s titanium parts made in summer corroded while those made in winter didn’t
Did you know this Marine Aviator scored the last recorded USMC air-to-air kill and he did it while he was flying a USAF F-15C Eagle?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Did you know this Marine Aviator scored the last recorded USMC air-to-air kill and he did it while he was flying a USAF F-15C Eagle?
The story of the Canadian CF-18 Hornet that fired an AIM-7 Sparrow Air-to-Air Missile at an Iraqi patrol boat during Operation Desert Storm
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Canadian CF-18 Hornet that fired an AIM-7 Sparrow Air-to-Air Missile at an Iraqi patrol boat during Operation Desert Storm
Did you know in 2006 Boeing proposed the F-15 Global Strike Eagle, an unmanned variant of the F-15E for air-launching missiles with the launch vehicle mounted dorsally?
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Did you know in 2006 Boeing proposed the F-15 Global Strike Eagle, an unmanned variant of the F-15E for air-launching missiles with the launch vehicle mounted dorsally?
US company that specializes in recovering WWII aircraft proposes to recover F4F-3 Wildcat flown previously by 4 US Navy Aces
Aviation History / Military Aviation
US company that specializes in recovering WWII aircraft proposes to recover F4F-3 Wildcat flown previously by 4 US Navy Aces
“Party in Ten”: The story of Operation Eager Anvil the prequel attack of Operation Desert Storm conducted by USAF MH-53J US Army and AH-64A helicopters
Aviation History / Helicopters / Military Aviation
“Party in Ten”: The story of Operation Eager Anvil the prequel attack of Operation Desert Storm conducted by USAF MH-53J US Army and AH-64A helicopters
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
B-52G take off
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Operation Secret Squirrel, the top-secret ultra-long range B-52 Stratofortress mission that opened strikes of Operation Desert Storm
The story of the D-21 Drone and project Senior Bowl, the Most Secret Program ever developed by the famed Lockheed Skunk Works
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The Most Secret Program ever developed by famed Lockheed Skunk Works was not the SR-71 Blackbird, but the D-21 Drone and project Senior Bowl
This Japanese H8K flying boat tried to collide with a US Navy PB4Y but crashed after missing it by just 25ft
Aviation History / Military Aviation
This Japanese H8K flying boat tried to collide with a US Navy PB4Y but crashed after missing it by just 25ft
F-16 Vs A-10: why Viper’s CAS Variants failed to replace the Warthog
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-16 Vs A-10: why Viper’s CAS Variants failed to replace the Warthog
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