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Video: the Phinal F-4 Phantom launch from a US Navy aircraft carrier
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Video: the Phinal active duty F-4 Phantom launch from a US Navy aircraft carrier
The real secret behind P-51B/C/D Mustang range
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The real secret behind P-51B/C/D Mustang range
Did you know NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission?
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Space
NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission. Here’s why.
Video shows the Maiden flight of XB-1, the First civilian supersonic plane to fly in 20 years
Aviation History / Civil Aviation
Video shows the Maiden flight of XB-1, the First civilian supersonic plane to fly in 20 years
The restoration of B-26 Marauder ‘Flak-Bait’, the Only US warplane to Survive 200 Bombing Missions during World War II
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The restoration of B-26 Marauder ‘Flak-Bait’, the Only US warplane to Survive 200 Bombing Missions during World War II
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
USAF chief loadmaster recalls the Green Ramp Disaster: the sad story of when an F-16 collided with a C-130 over Green Ramp and then crashed into a parked C-141
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF chief loadmaster recalls the Green Ramp Disaster: the sad story of when an F-16 collided with a C-130 over Green Ramp and then crashed into a parked C-141
In the 1970s the Israeli Air Force picked the F-15 over the F-14 after having evaluated both the Eagle and the Tomcat. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
In the 1970s the Israeli Air Force picked the F-15 over the F-14 after having evaluated both the Eagle and the Tomcat. Here’s why.
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
US Navy A-1 pilot recalls when his section of Skyraider attack aircraft shot down a North Vietnamese MiG-17 fighter jet
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
US Navy A-1 pilot recalls when his section of Skyraider attack aircraft shot down a North Vietnamese MiG-17 fighter jet
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
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The ‘Novi Avion:’ The Yugoslav Air Force domestic supersonic multirole fighter-bomber that never was (conceptually designed with help Dassault-Breguet and British Aerospace)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The ‘Novi Avion:’ The Yugoslav Air Force domestic supersonic multirole fighter-bomber that never was (conceptually designed with help Dassault-Breguet and British Aerospace)
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
KC-135s
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former KC-135 crew chief explains how he was able to log 10,000 Flying Hours in the Stratotanker
The story of George Smith, the F-100 test pilot who became the first person to accomplish supersonic bailout (He suffered grievous injuries, survived and resumed flying Super Sabres again)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of George Smith, the F-100 test pilot who became the first person to accomplish supersonic ejection (He suffered grievous injuries, survived and resumed flying Super Sabres again)
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
The only time a Me 163 used the SG 500 50mm vertically-firing anti-bomber recoilless rifle in combat this Lancaster had the rear gun turret and starboard rudder shot away
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
The only time a Me 163 used the SG 500 50mm vertically-firing anti-bomber recoilless rifle in combat this Lancaster had the rear gun turret and starboard rudder shot away
Remembering Marta Bohn-Meyer, the only woman to fly in the SR-71 Blackbird as a crewmember
Aviation History / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Remembering Marta Bohn-Meyer, the only woman to fly in the SR-71 Blackbird as a crewmember
When Göring ordered to shoot down 500 B-17s in one day: why the Reich Marshal mad rages were Luftwaffe fighter pilots’ worst enemies
Aviation History / Military Aviation
When Göring ordered to shoot down 500 B-17s in one day: the Reich Marshal mad rages were Luftwaffe fighter pilots’ worst enemy
The story of why the German Air Force and German Navy dubbed the F-104 Starfighter “Widow Maker”
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of why the German Air Force and German Navy dubbed the F-104 Starfighter “Widow Maker”
Legendary F-14 pilot Joe “Hoser” Satrapa tells the story of the gun kill on an F-15 that almost sold Tomcats to Japan
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Legendary F-14 pilot Joe “Hoser” Satrapa tells the story of the gun kill on an F-15 that almost sold Tomcats to Japan
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
Operation Tamouré: the only time a French Air Force Mirage IV strategic bomber dropped a live nuclear bomb
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Operation Tamouré: the only time a French Air Force Mirage IV strategic bomber dropped a live nuclear bomb
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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