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USAF T-39A Pilot who Classified First in his UPT Class Tells why He Chose to Fly the Sabreliner Business Jet instead of the F-15 Eagle Fighter Jet
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
USAF T-39A Pilot who Classified First in his UPT Class Tells why He Chose to Fly the Sabreliner Business Jet instead of the F-15 Eagle Fighter Jet
The K-19, the first Soviet nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine that experienced a reactor failure on the first missile-firing voyage
Cold War Era / Naval Warfare
The K-19, the first Soviet nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine that experienced a reactor failure on the first missile-firing voyage
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
US Navy F-4 RIO recalls when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by a US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 RIO recalls when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by a US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls taking his Corsair II as high as possible during Post Maintenance Check Flights
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls taking his Corsair II as high as possible during Post Maintenance Check Flights
F-104 Starfighter Pilot recalls when he and his Wingman scored five Simulated Kills against an F-15B Eagle in a Single Training Mission
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-104 Starfighter Pilot recalls when he and his Wingman scored five Simulated Kills against an F-15B Eagle in a Single Training Mission
From damaged neck discs to being momentarily incapacitated doing a dogfight: US Navy fighter pilot tells how high Gs over many years damaged his body
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
From damaged neck discs to being momentarily incapacitated during a dogfight: US Navy fighter pilot tells how high Gs over many years damaged his body
Did you know the Tu-95V that released the Tsar Bomba it dropped 621 ft when it was hit by the shock wave of the bomb?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
Did you know the Tu-95V that released the Tsar Bomba it dropped 621 ft when it was hit by the shock wave of the bomb?
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
SR-71 pilot recalls when a Soviet MiG-23 pilot asked him to bring his Blackbird at Vladivostok as a gesture of peaceful relationship. He answered him to forward his request to US state department.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 pilot recalls when a Soviet MiG-23 pilot asked him to bring his Blackbird at Vladivostok as a gesture of peaceful relationship. He answered him to forward his request to US state department.
That time two Concorde supersonic airliners landed simultaneously at Orlando International Airport (and cooked the runway when they took off)
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Cold War Era
The story of when two Concorde supersonic airliners landed simultaneously at Orlando International Airport (They cooked the runway when they took off)
The Israeli F-4E crew that hit an Egyptian Mi-8 with gunfire and then used the afterburner’s thrust to push the helicopter down into the ground
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Israeli F-4E crew that hit an Egyptian Mi-8 with gunfire and then used the afterburner’s thrust to push the helicopter down into the ground
North Vietnamese Air Defenses hit one Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane: the story of the A-12 damaged by SAM debris
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the only Blackbird Mach 3+ spy plane hit by a SAM: the day a North Vietnamese SA-2 damaged an A-12 Oxcart
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
F-14 Tomcat RIO recalls when he and his pilot faced alone 5 gutsy F-4 Phantom IIs and came out on top
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 Tomcat RIO recalls when he and his pilot faced alone 5 gutsy F-4 Phantom IIs and came out on top
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
The A-5 Vigilante variable geometry wings variants that never were (but that paved the way for TFX studies)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The A-5 Vigilante variable geometry wings variants that never were (but that paved the way for TFX studies)
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
The Penn State expert who mistook the shockwave created by an SR-71 flying at Mach 3, at 80,000 ft for a meteorite entering the Earth's atmosphere
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The Penn State Expert who mistook the shockwave created by an SR-71 flying at Mach 3, at 80,000 ft for a meteorite entering the Earth’s atmosphere
The story of how thanks to the Midway-class aircraft carriers and the P-2 Neptune the US Navy built a viable nuclear strike capability
Aircraft Carriers / Cold War Era / Naval Warfare
The story of how thanks to the Midway-class aircraft carriers and the P-2 Neptune the US Navy built a viable nuclear strike capability
How the flawed L-188 Electra airliner originated the P-3 Orion, the most successful compromise in the history of maritime aviation
Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
How the flawed L-188 Electra airliner originated the P-3 Orion, the most successful compromise in the history of maritime aviation
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
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