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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
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
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
Did you know? Jackie Cochran was the first woman to break the Sound Barrier (with Chuck Yeager flying the Chase Plane)
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Military Aviation
Did you know? Jackie Cochran was the First Woman to break the Sound Barrier (with Chuck Yeager flying the Chase Plane)
Here’s why Algeria Won’t Buy Su-57 and Su-34
Aviation History / Military Aviation
There Can Be Only One! How the Sukhoi OKB took over the Russian Aircraft Industry.
IAF Fighter Pilots Explains why Israel Picked the F-15 Eagle over the F-14 Tomcat
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of why the Israeli Air Force Picked the F-15 Eagle over the F-14 Tomcat
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AC-130A crew reunited with “Spectre 17” Gunship 50 years after it was hit by 57mm round over Vietnam
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
AC-130A crew reunited with “Spectre 17” Gunship 50 years after it was hit by 57mm round over Vietnam
Bullseye: the day a Kamikaze aircraft scored a direct hit on USS Cabot light Aircraft Carrier
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Bullseye: the day a Kamikaze aircraft scored a direct hit on USS Cabot light Aircraft Carrier
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells story of when He nearly Burned to Death after his Messerschmitt Bf 109 was badly damaged by a RAF Spitfire
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the story of when He nearly Burned to Death after his Messerschmitt Bf 109 was badly damaged by a RAF Spitfire
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
The Cuban Air Force pilot that defected to the US with his MiG-23. He then borrowed a Cessna 310, flew back to Cuba and brought his family to America.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Cuban Air Force pilot that defected to the US with his MiG-23. He then borrowed a Cessna 310, flew back to Cuba and brought his family to America.
Here’s why the Horten Ho 229 WW II German low-drag Bomber may have been the First Stealth Aircraft (although it Never Entered Service)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Here’s why the Horten Ho 229 WW II German low-drag Bomber may have been the First Stealth Aircraft (although it Never Entered Service)
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
The Dogfight where Italian Macchi C.202 Fighters damaged the Spitfire of Future ranking Malta ace Sgt George Beurling
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Dogfight where Italian Macchi C.202 Fighters damaged the Spitfire of Future ranking Malta ace Sgt George Beurling
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Did you know after Robin Olds shot down his Fourth North Vietnamese MiG, he intentionally avoided shooting down a fifth, letting his wingmen take any kills he set up?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Did you know after Robin Olds shot down his Fourth North Vietnamese MiG, he intentionally avoided shooting down a fifth, letting his wingmen take any kills he set up?
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The DEFCON System and which levels US Forces have been in the Past
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The DEFCON System and which levels US Forces have been in the Past
How the B-36 Peacemaker bomber survived to five cancellation attempts during its career
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The B-36 Peacemaker was so Huge that Catwalks were placed inside its Wings so that Mechanics could Maintain the Engines in Flight
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Remembering Captain Carroll "Lex" Fairfax LeFon, the Founder of Neptunus Lex Blog and Patriarch of online Aviation Communities
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering Captain Carroll “Lex” Fairfax LeFon, the Founder of Neptunus Lex Blog and Patriarch of online Aviation Communities
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