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‘The F-14 stopped in mid-air, pitched nose over as I slid out in front of it!’ F-5E pilot recalls when Joe “Hoser” Satrapa Tomcat scored an incredible simulated gun kill against his Tiger
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
‘The F-14 stopped in mid-air, pitched nose over as I slid out in front of it!’ F-5E pilot recalls when Joe “Hoser” Satrapa Tomcat scored an incredible simulated gun kill against his Tiger
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The day Clint Eastwood almost drowned after crashing in a US Navy Skyraider off the coast of Northern California
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of when Clint Eastwood almost drowned after crashing in a US Navy Skyraider off the coast of Northern California
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber
Aviation History / Military Aviation
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the B-17 after their first encounter with a captured Flying Fortress
When Soviets tested the Tsar Bomba its shockwave was not only felt worldwide but also irradiated a USAF JKC-135A monitoring its detonation
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
When Soviets tested the Tsar Bomba its shockwave was not only felt worldwide but also irradiated a USAF JKC-135A monitoring its detonation
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
F-4 Crew Members Speak about Phantom II’s Issues. And they Explain why they Loved Flying it despite its Flaws.
Jolly Green 22
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This HH-3E Jolly Green Giant CSAR helicopter RTB with 68 bullet holes, a shot-out windshield and holes through the rotor blades
‘I was 59. My squadron commander was 39.’ Leading jet ace Giora Even-Epstein recalls being the eldest Israeli pilot to fly an F-16
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
‘I was 59. My squadron commander was 39.’ Leading jet ace Giora Even-Epstein recalls being the eldest Israeli F-16 pilot
The day Luftwaffe Bf 109Gs were overwhelmed by Fleet Air Arm F4Fs and why the little Wildcat could be more than a match for the legendary Messerschmitt Bf 109
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The day Luftwaffe Bf 109Gs were overwhelmed by Fleet Air Arm F4Fs and why the little Wildcat could be more than a match for the legendary Messerschmitt Bf 109
The Pilot of This C-130 Landed Safely with his Flight Engineer Dead, with his Co-Pilot Wounded, with Just One Engine
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s how the Pilot of This C-130 was able to land Safely with his Flight Engineer Dead, with his Co-Pilot Wounded, with Just One Engine
Commander of Memphis Belle tells the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress raid on the Focke-Wulf plant at Bremen (featured in Memphis Belle movie)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Commander of Memphis Belle tells the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress raid on the Focke-Wulf plant at Bremen (featured in Memphis Belle movie)
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Footage features Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrating during fast low pass at RAF Syerston in 1958
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Footage features Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrating during fast low pass at RAF Syerston in 1958
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
A-7E Corsair II Vs AV-8B Harrier II: which is the better attack aircraft? The unbiased perspective of a Navy A-7 pilot.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
A-7E Corsair II Vs AV-8B Harrier II: Which is the better attack aircraft? The unbiased perspective of a Navy A-7 pilot.
More than 40 F-16s to converge on Edwards AFB to celebrate the F-16 “First Flight” 50th Anniversary
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
More than 40 F-16s to converge on Edwards AFB to celebrate the F-16 “First Flight” 50th Anniversary
Beale retires TU-2S #1065, the Dragon Lady that served for 40 years, completed 11,450 sorties and 24,042 flight hours
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Beale retires TU-2S #1065, the Dragon Lady that served for 40 years, completed 11,450 sorties and 24,042 flight hours
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The F-15 that climbed faster than the Saturn V moon rocket: the story of the F-15 Streak Eagle
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
The “Secret Squirrel Seven’s” Senior Surprise: The B-52 Strtofortress Top Secret mission that launched the first strike of Operation Desert Storm
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The “Secret Squirrel Seven’s” Senior Surprise: The B-52 Stratofortress Top Secret mission that launched the first strike of Operation Desert Storm
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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