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US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he paralyzed during a near supersonic steep dive because he pinched a nerve in his neck while twisting his head back under very high Gs during an ACM engagement against A-4s
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he was paralyzed during a near supersonic steep dive because he pinched a nerve in his neck while twisting his head back under very high Gs during an ACM engagement against A-4s
Bat 21 Gene Hambleton tells the story of when his EB-66 was shot down and recalls his harrowing rescue
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Bat 21 Gene Hambleton tells the story of when his EB-66 was shot down and recalls his harrowing rescue
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First man to fly the iconic SR-71 recalls when he flew the Blackbird Inverted and he turned off the Instrumentation so that Kelly Johnson wouldn’t find out
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
First man to fly the iconic SR-71 recalls when he flew the Blackbird Inverted and he turned off the Instrumentation so that Kelly Johnson wouldn’t find out
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A detailed description of Operation Wooden Leg, the Israeli F-15 Baz long-range strike that destroyed PLO’s HQ complex in Tunis
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of how Israeli Air Force turned its F-15 Air-to-air Fighters into bombers to destroy PLO’s HQ complex in Tunis
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
The story of world’s only supersonic gun kill: the day a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a VPAF MiG-19
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of world’s only supersonic gun kill: the day a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a VPAF MiG-19
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Carmine Vito was the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow: five Soviet MiGs launched to intercept his flight got lost or collided
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Carmine Vito was the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow: five Soviet MiGs launched to intercept his flight got lost or collided
F-117As
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that with an RCS of an Eagle’s Eyeball the F-117 Nighthawk was one thousand times less visible than the D-21, the least visible shape previously produced at Lockheed’s Skunk Works?
F-15Cs and F-5
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The weird story of the USAF F-15C Eagle pilot that scored 3 kills during Operation Desert Storm and donated one to his section leader
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Time to cry because it's ended: Vulcan XH558 to start her engines for one last time on Nov. 20 before being put to sleep forever
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Time to cry because it’s ended: Vulcan XH558 to start her engines for one last time on Nov. 20 before being put to sleep forever
KC-135 navigator tells the story of when his Stratotanker towed a badly damaged F-111 Fighter Bomber through the skies of North Vietnam back to Thailand
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-135 navigator tells the story of when his Stratotanker towed a badly damaged F-111 Fighter Bomber through the skies of North Vietnam back to Thailand
Israeli F-4 Navigator tells the story of when he and his pilot and their wingman engaged a North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Israeli F-4 Navigator tells the story of when he and his pilot and their wingman engaged a North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
The story of the Iraqi MiG-23 Flogger that mistakenly shot down an Iranian F-14 Tomcat that was defecting to Iraq
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of the Iraqi MiG-23 Flogger that mistakenly shot down an Iranian F-14 Tomcat that was defecting to Iraq
First SR-71 RSO explains why Reconnaissance Systems Officer cockpit had to be rearranged before the Blackbird maiden flight or the USAF would not buy the SR-71
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
First SR-71 RSO explains why Reconnaissance Systems Officer cockpit had to be rearranged before the Blackbird maiden flight or the USAF would not buy the SR-71
USS Ranger B-52
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bomber that did a fly-by below the flight deck of USS Ranger Aircraft Carrier
The epic story of when F-86 pilot Robbie Risner Pushed his Wingman’s Crippled Sabre for 60 Miles to keep him out of Enemy Hands
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The epic story of when F-86 pilot Robbie Risner Pushed his Wingman’s Crippled Sabre for 60 Miles to keep him out of Enemy Hands
The story of the RC-135 Spy Plane that was diverted to intercept a Soviet Tu-95 bomber because no fighters were on alert. The RC-135 was renamed FC-135.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the RC-135 Spy Plane that was diverted to intercept a Soviet Tu-95 bomber because no fighters were on alert. The RC-135 was renamed FC-135.
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