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Did you know that the Concorde supersonic airliner with Pepsi Blue Paint was limited to Mach 1.7? Here’s why
Aviation History / Civil Aviation
Did you know that the Concorde supersonic airliner with Pepsi Blue Paint was limited to Mach 1.7? Here’s why
Israeli Air Force Fighter Pilot recalls when he landed his F-15 with One Wing Missing after a collision with an A-4
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Israeli Air Force Fighter Pilot recalls when he landed his F-15 with One Wing Missing after a collision with an A-4
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For Neptune Spear the Navy SEALs wanted heavily armed MH-47 Chinooks but stealth Black Hawks were used instead. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
For Neptune Spear the Navy SEALs wanted heavily armed MH-47 Chinooks but stealth Black Hawks were used instead. Here’s why.
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The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland recalls his last combat mission
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland recalls his last combat mission
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Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
In 1945 USS Laffey destroyer was attacked by 22 kamikaze, was hit by 6 aircraft and 4 bombs. She survived, was repaired and reactivated.
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
In 1945 USS Laffey destroyer was attacked by 22 kamikaze, was hit by 6 aircraft and 4 bombs. She survived, was repaired and reactivated.
Anatoliy Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Anatoly Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away
America Strikes Back: the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
America Strikes Back: the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face. Here’s why.
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The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five Serb J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five (not four) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight
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B-58 navigator recalls dropping Mark-53 nuclear bomb (without plutonium pit) while flying at 500 feet and at 628 knots, low level recce missions, dinner with Doolittle Raiders and Jimmy Stewart
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-58 navigator recalls dropping Mark-53 nuclear bomb (without plutonium pit) while flying at 500 feet and at 628 knots, low level recce missions, dinner with Doolittle Raiders and Jimmy Stewart
The Minerve (i.e. a sort of ‘tricolor B-58 Hustler’) and the French bombers that never were
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Minerve (i.e. a sort of ‘tricolor B-58 Hustler’) and the French bombers that never were
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The Scaled Composites ARES, the mini A-10 that never was that played the part of the secret Me 263 jet in the movie Iron Eagle III
Aviation History / Military Aviation
USAF Avionics Technician explains why Scaled Composites ARES was like a mini A-10 Warthog
The night Chinese scrambled 12 MiGs to intercept a lone CIA B-17 Spy Plane. They failed, and two of them crashed.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The night Chinese scrambled 12 MiGs to intercept a lone CIA B-17 Spy Plane. They failed, and two of them crashed.
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The day Göring asked German aviation engineers to build the Mosquito: when Reich Marshal went mad because ‘The Wooden Wonder’ attacked Berlin on 10th anniversary of the Nazi Party
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The day Göring asked German aviation engineers to build the Mosquito: when Reich Marshal went mad because ‘The Wooden Wonder’ attacked Berlin on 10th anniversary of the Nazi Party
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Six Turning, Four Burning: The story of how the Iconic B-36 Peacemaker got the Jet Engines
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Six Turning, Four Burning: The story of how the Iconic B-36 Peacemaker got the Jet Engines
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VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings in Vietnam were devised to be a magnet for enemy MiGs
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings in Vietnam were devised to be a magnet for enemy MiGs
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During Operation Allied Force Serbian air defence was able to monitor B-2 stealth bombers but it couldn’t shoot one down (still some personnel believe they managed to bring down one Spirit)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
During Operation Allied Force Serbian air defence was able to monitor B-2 stealth bombers but it couldn’t shoot one down (still some personnel believe they managed to bring down one Spirit)
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