Aviation Humor

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The story of the SR-71 Blackbird sonic booms that shattered the windows of Kelly Johnson, Zsa Zsa Gabor and President Nixon’s houses

The story of the SR-71 Blackbird sonic booms that shattered the windows of Kelly Johnson, Zsa Zsa Gabor and President Nixon’s houses

The SR-71 Blackbird The SR-71, the most advanced member of the Blackbird family that included the A-12 and YF-12, was… Read More

3 weeks ago

The story of “Lulubelle,” Pappy Boyington’s F4U Corsair Nose Art that Never was

Pappy Boyington and Lulubelle Col. Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (ret.), USMC was the "bad boy" hero of World War II that… Read More

5 months ago

Avro Vulcan Pilot recalls when his bomber was ‘zapped’ with kiwis within the roundels on either side of the nose during New Zealand Ranger

RAF Akrotiri RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus, began on Jul. 1, 1955 when the first 30 personnel posted to the ‘Unit’ established… Read More

6 months ago

Legendary “Sled Driver” Brian Shul tells the story behind his famed SR-71 Blackbird Ground Speed Check

“Sled Driver” Brian Shul As every aviation geek knows, legendary “Sled Driver” Brian Shul passed away in the night of… Read More

7 months ago

That time a Marine landed his AH-1W Attack Helicopter at Ball Field to retrieve Cell Phone he left at local Restaurant

The AH-1W Super Cobra Originating from a concept demonstrator delivered to the US Army in 1962 based upon a UH-1… Read More

8 months ago

The story of the RAF Phantom crew that jokingly requested fuel from an Argentine Air Force KC-130 flying over the Falklands

One of the Hercules’ men grinned at the Phantom crew and gave a thumbs up sign. Thus encouraged, Archie manoeuvred… Read More

8 months ago

The Marine guard that inadvertently jettisoned the canopy from a parked F-14 to sit in the Tomcat cockpit. The missiles aboard (1 AIM-54, 1 AIM-7 and 1 AIM-9) did not have the pins but were not damaged.

Key explanatory text within the message was encrypted in "aviator acronyms” - "GF," YGTBSM," WTFO,” and "HS," and other coded… Read More

10 months ago

The story of How the U-2 got its name: Test Pilot Tony LeVier flipped off Kelly Johnson, Johnson flipped off in return LeVier and yelled, “U-2” [You Too]!

‘Tony LeVier [the test pilot who flew the first flight of the U-2] was sitting at Bob Gilliland’s bar when… Read More

10 months ago

CH-46 crew member tells the story of when his Phrog Bombed Vandenberg AFB with Ketchup and Mustard Completing the Only Successful Bombing Raid on a USAF Missile Base in American History

“It was hilarious, and those boys found out you don’t mess with Marines without getting some ‘feedback,’” Alex Landi former… Read More

10 months ago