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Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a flying legend
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a Flying Legend
The incredible story of the RAF Mosquito Pilot that was able to land his Aircraft with the Tip of a Bullet from a Luftwaffe Ju 188 in his Liver
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The incredible story of the RAF Mosquito Pilot that was able to land his Aircraft with the Tip of a Bullet from a Luftwaffe Ju 188 in his Liver
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The story of the Me 163 Komet Rocket fighters that defended the Leuna chemical complex during the USAAF’s Oil Campaign
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of the Me 163 Komet Rocket fighters that defended the Leuna chemical complex during the USAAF’s Oil Campaign
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Operation Deep Throat: when USAF F-111Fs Dropped GBU-28 5000-lb Bunker Busting Bombs on Saddam’s Bunker at Al Taji Air Base
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Combat Lancer: The Debut of the F-111
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Former T-39A Pilot tells the story of when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former T-39A Pilot tells the story of when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel
Remembering the of the Battle of Coral Sea, History's First Carrier vs Carrier Battle
Aircraft Carriers / Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety
Remembering the of the Battle of Coral Sea, History’s First Carrier vs Carrier Battle
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber
Aviation History / Military Aviation
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber
The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the exciting story of his last combat mission
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Experten: Analyzing Survival rates for Aces
The Dogfight where a USAAF B-17 Flying Fortress bomber shot down a Japanese Kawanishi H6K 'Mavis' flying boat
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Imperial Japanese Navy H6K Mavis pilot tells the story of when his Flying Boat was Attacked and nearly Shot Down by B-17 Bombers
America Strikes Back: why the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face
Aviation History / Military Aviation
America Strikes Back: why the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face
Ellsworth unveils B-1B Lancer tail art dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Ellsworth unveils B-1B Lancer tail art dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid
The story of Major George E. Preddy, the most successful P-51 Mustang Pilot of all time that was Killed In Action in a Tragic Case of Friendly Fire on Christmas Day 1944
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of Major George E. Preddy, the most successful P-51 Mustang Pilot of all time that was Killed In Action in a Tragic Case of Friendly Fire on Christmas Day 1944
Here’s why the Lockheed A-12 Oxcart was the first stealth aircraft
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why the Lockheed A-12 Oxcart was the first stealth aircraft
The Imperial Japanese Navy's Ryujo: The Forgotten, Unique, one off hybrid of a Cruiser Hull with an Aircraft Carrier Superstructure Grafted on to it
Aircraft Carriers / Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Imperial Japanese Navy’s Ryujo: The Forgotten, Unique, one-off Hybrid of a Cruiser Hull with an Aircraft Carrier Superstructure Grafted on to it
Brigadier General Fred Castle, the B-17G Copilot that stayed aboard his crippled Flying Fortress to let his crew bail-out. He was killed in the crash of his bomber after gasoline tanks exploded.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Brigadier General Fred Castle, the B-17G Copilot that stayed aboard his crippled Flying Fortress to let his crew bail-out. He was killed in the crash of his bomber after gasoline tanks exploded.
The story of the XB-52 and YB-52, the prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s 'beautification' of the US Air Force Museum
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the XB-52 and YB-52, the prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum
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VMA-214 re-designated as VMFA-214 as the squadron prepares to transition from the AV-8B to the F-35B marking the sundown for Harriers on the West Coast
Aviation History / Military Aviation
VMA-214 re-designated as VMFA-214 as the squadron prepares to transition from the AV-8B to the F-35B marking the sundown for Harriers on the West Coast
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