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B-52s at Andersen Air Base, Guam, during preparations for Operation Linebacker II in Dec. 1972.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Goodbye U-Tapao! Former B-52 pilot remembers the end of Operation Arc Light
E-3 AWACS crew member explains how a U.S. Navy F-14 nearly shot down a U.S. Navy A-6 during the first night of Operation Desert Storm
Aviation History / Military Aviation
E-3 AWACS crew member explains how a U.S. Navy F-14 nearly shot down a U.S. Navy A-6 during the first night of Operation Desert Storm
That time a USAF EC-121 Warning Star almost landed on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a USAF EC-121 Warning Star almost landed on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier
"Operation Credible Sport" YMC-130H going to museum
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
“Operation Credible Sport” YMC-130H going to museum
F-15E Driver explains how he shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 attack helicopter with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb 
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
That time an F-15E shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 attack helicopter with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb 
"Operation Drugstore:" when IAF fighters shot down 88 Syrian aircraft during air battles over the Bekaa Valley
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
“Operation Drugstore:” when IAF fighters shot down 88 Syrian aircraft during air battles over the Bekaa Valley
Remembering the Canadian Aircraft Altitude Record set by Bud White's CF-104 Starfighter
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the Canadian Aircraft Altitude Record set by Bud White’s CF-104 Starfighter
'The Blackbird can't fire a gun and doesn't carry a bomb, and I don't want it:' why USAF killed the SR-71 program
Aviation History / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
‘The Blackbird can’t fire a gun and doesn’t carry a bomb, and I don’t want it:’ why USAF killed the SR-71 program
F4U Vs MiG-15: the story of how the WWII Corsair became a MiG Killer
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
F4U Vs MiG-15: the story of how the WWII Corsair became a MiG Killer
Former B-52D pilot tells the story of a scary bomb run during the Vietnam War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former B-52 pilot tells the story of a scary bomb run during the Vietnam War
F-16 down: Scott O'Grady explains how he was shot down over Bosnia
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-16 down: Scott O’Grady explains how he was shot down over Bosnia
Read the ode Robin Olds wrote to the F-4 Phantom II
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Read the ode Robin Olds wrote to his F-4 Phantom II
F-16 Vs MiG-29: when the mighty Viper dogfighted with the Fulcrum for the first time
Aviation History / Military Aviation
F-16 Vs MiG-29: when the mighty Viper dogfighted with the Fulcrum for the first time
This VNAF Chinook's pilot jumped out of his CH-47A after having saved his family. And he made it out alive.
Aviation History / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety
This VNAF Chinook’s pilot jumped out of his CH-47A after having saved his family. And he made it out alive.
This U.S. Naval Aviator helped renconstruct and train the Kuwait Air Force after invasion of Kuwait by Iraq
Aviation History / Military Aviation
This U.S. Naval Aviator helped renconstruct and train the Kuwait Air Force after invasion of Kuwait by Iraq
That time a South Vietnamese O-1 Bird Dog landed aboard USS Midway
Aircraft Carriers / Aviation History / Military Aviation
That time a South Vietnamese O-1 Bird Dog landed aboard USS Midway
How North Vietnam's first ace scored a rare victory over the iconic F-8 Crusader
Aviation History / Military Aviation
How North Vietnam’s first ace shot down a VF-111 Sundowners F-8 Crusader
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