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During WWII a Slovak Air Force’s biplane pilot rescued a downed fellow pilot by carrying him on the bottom wing of his aircraft
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
During WWII a Slovak Air Force’s biplane pilot rescued a downed fellow pilot by carrying him on the bottom wing of his aircraft
The day Romanian IAR 80 fighters claimed to have shot down 24 American P-38 Lightnings
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The day Romanian IAR 80 fighters claimed to have shot down 24 American P-38 Lightnings
How a captured Focke-Wulf Fw 190A led to the development of the Spitfire Mk IX, the best close-in fighter of WWII
Aviation History / Military Aviation
How a captured Focke-Wulf Fw 190A led to the development of the Spitfire Mk IX, the best close-in fighter of WWII
These prop WWII fighters were (slightly) better than the P-51D Mustang
Aviation History / Military Aviation
These prop WWII fighters were (slightly) better than the P-51D Mustang
Air war over North Macedonia – how Ukrainian mercenary pilots fought against separatists
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Air war over North Macedonia – how Ukrainian mercenary pilots fought against separatists
Seafire Vs Spitfire
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Seafires Vs ‘Hooked Spitfires:’ a quick look at the difference between a Seafire and a standard Spitfire fitted with an arrestor hook
A quick look at Israeli Air Force participation in Operation Entebbe, one of the most daring hostage rescue missions in history
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A quick look at Israeli Air Force participation in Operation Entebbe, one of the most daring hostage rescue missions in history
Piggybacks! USAAF P-51 Mustang pilots explain how they were able to shoot down a flight of Mistel combinations over Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Piggybacks! USAAF P-51 Mustang pilots explain how they were able to shoot down a flight of Mistel combinations over Germany
The story of Operation Millennium: the first RAF "thousand bomber raid" against Nazi Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of Operation Millennium: the first RAF “thousand bomber raid” against Nazi Germany
Former Pakistan Air Force pilot decorated for having scored three (unconfirmed) kills against Israeli military aircraft during the Six-Day War passes away
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former Pakistan Air Force pilot decorated for having scored three (unconfirmed) kills against Israeli military aircraft during the Six-Day War passes away
#SaveBrunty: online petition is trying to save Cold War Jets preserved at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
#SaveBrunty: online petition is trying to save Cold War Jets preserved at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome
During World War II many P-47 pilots were lost in accidents while learning to fly the mighty Jug, here’s why
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
During World War II many P-47 pilots were lost in accidents while learning to fly the mighty Jug, here’s why
The epic story of the Luftwaffe Bf 109 pilot who saved the lives of the crew of a badly damaged American B-17 by escorting the crippled bomber over the North Sea
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The epic story of the Luftwaffe Bf 109 pilot who saved the lives of the crew of a badly damaged American B-17 by escorting the crippled bomber over the North Sea
Did you know that during WWII German night fighter pilots suffered from “Moskitoschreck” (“Mosquito terror”)? Here’s why ‘The Wooden Wonder’ was the most feared Allied plane in WWII by the Axis
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Did you know that during WWII German night fighter pilots suffered from “Moskitoschreck” (“Mosquito terror”)? Here’s why ‘The Wooden Wonder’ was the most feared Allied plane in WWII by the Axis
The story of James Howard, the P-51 Mustang pilot who fought alone, for 30 minutes against Luftwaffe fighters to protect B-17 bombers egressing from skies over Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of James Howard, the P-51 Mustang pilot who fought alone, for 30 minutes against Luftwaffe fighters to protect B-17 bombers egressing from skies over Germany
The story of Katherine Stinson the first woman (and only the fourth American pilot) to perform a loop
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Military Aviation
The story of Katherine Stinson the first woman (and only the fourth American pilot) to perform a loop
Here’s why, also according to Adolf Galland, the Spitfire Mk.XIV (and not the P-51D) was the best piston-engined fighter of WWII in Europe
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Here’s why, also according to Adolf Galland, the Spitfire Mk.XIV (and not the P-51D) was the best piston-engined fighter of WWII in Europe
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