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KC-135s
Aviation History / Military Aviation
THE STORY OF THE KC-135 CREW CHIEF WHO LOGGED 10,000 FLYING HOURS IN THE STRATOTANKER
Latham F-4
Aviation History / Military Aviation
THE STORY OF AN ORDINARY DOGFIGHT IN THE SKIES OVER HANOI
XF-11
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
INTERESTING PHOTO SHOWS THE SECOND PROTOTYPE OF THE FAMED HUGHES XF-11 SHORTLY BEFORE ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT
B-36
Aviation History / Military Aviation
“SIX TURNING, FOUR BURNING:” WATCH THIS INTERESTING FOOTAGE AND LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT THE GIGANTIC B-36
B-25s aboard USS Hornet
Aircraft Carriers / Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE DOOLITTLE RAIDERS AND THE FIRST U.S. AIR STRIKE ON JAPANESE HOME ISLANDS
Remembering Operation Ghost Rider, the long-range strike conducted by USAFE F-111Es to simulate Operation El Dorado Canyon
Aviation History / Military Aviation
THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: OPERATION EL DORADO CANYON, THE LONG RANGE F-111 STRIKE MISSION THAT DESTROYED LIBYAN TERRORIST TRAINING CAMPS
F-104G
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
HERE’S WHY THE LUFTWAFFE DUBBED THE ICONIC F-104 STARFIGHTER “WIDOW MAKER”
Hill F-16A
Aviation History / Military Aviation
AS HILL AFB CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF F-16 COMBAT OPERATIONS, IT PREPARES TO BID FAREWELL TO THE MIGHTY VIPER
X-15 and NB-52
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Space
HERE’S AN INTERESTING PHOTO OF THE FIRST CAPTIVE-CARRY FLIGHT OF THE X-15 HYPERSONIC ROCKET-POWERED AIRCRAFT
F-117 Retirement
Aviation History / Military Aviation
REMEMBERING THE “BLACK JET” FINALE: 10 YEARS AGO USAF BEGAN THE RETIREMENT OF THE F-117 NIGHTHAWK
XB-70 Valkyrie
Aviation History / Military Aviation
THE STORY OF THE  FUTURISTIC XB-70A VALKYRIE, THE MACH 3 STRATEGIC BOMBER THAT BECAME THE WORLD’S LARGEST EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT
B-58
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
INTERESTING PHOTO SHOWS THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST B-58 HUSTLER SUPERSONIC BOMBER AT EDWARDS AFB FLIGHT TEST CENTER
Former F-4 Crew Members Point Out Phantom’s Issues. And they Explain why they Loved Flying it despite its Flaws.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
SAYING GOODBYE TO OLD SMOKEY: THE “PHINAL PHANTOM PHLIGHT”
F-106
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A LOOK AT THE PAST: THE F-106 DELTA DART INTERCEPTOR AND THE AIR-2 GENIE AIR-TO-AIR NUCLEAR ROCKET
Red Tail F-16s
Aviation History / Military Aviation
RED TAIL LEGACY LIVES ON ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD F-16 VIPERS 
That time a KC-135 Crew saved an F-16 Pilot from ejecting over ISIS Territory
Aviation History / Military Aviation
KNOWN AND UNKNOWN FACTS OF THE KC-135 STRATOTANKER PARTICIPATION IN OPERATION DESERT STORM
NASA F-14 834
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
A QUICK LOOK AT NASA F-14 TOMCAT TESTBEDS
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