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SR-71 RSO tells the story of when he and his pilot were able to land their crippled Blackbird after it experienced a catastrophic engine failure while flying at Mach 2.88 at 68,000 feet
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time Habu crew chiefs loaded into an SR-71 ladies’ underwear to deploy along with the drag chute upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot
During the Korean War Chinese MiG-15 pilot Fan Wanzhang claimed to have shot down 3 USAF F-86s in a dogfight where he fought alone against 8 Sabres
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
During the Korean War Chinese MiG-15 pilot Fan Wanzhang claimed to have shot down 3 USAF F-86s in a dogfight where he fought alone against 8 Sabres
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Preserved [Non-flyable] Avro Vulcan XM655 suffered Runway Excursion during fast taxi run
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Preserved [Non-flyable] Avro Vulcan XM655 suffered Runway Excursion during fast taxi run
The Story of the SR-71 Blackbird that crashed while attempting to land at Kadena AB during extreme crosswinds caused by an oncoming typhoon
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The Story of the SR-71 Blackbird that crashed while attempting to land at Kadena AB during extreme crosswinds caused by an oncoming typhoon
The story of the sealed letter signed by a VIP that granted extra help to an SR-71 Blackbird crew after an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
When an SR-71 Blackbird crew made an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea, a letter signed by a VIP granted them extra help
Meet Chico the Gunfighter, the unique Gun-Podded, Stormy Fast FAC F-4E Phantom II of the Vietnam War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Meet Chico the Gunfighter, the unique Gun-Podded, Stormy Fast FAC F-4E Phantom II of the Vietnam War
Former F-106 pilot explains why the Delta Dart - although fast and agile - was never used in Vietnam
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
‘The F-106 “supercruised” before the F-22 and it was the perfect bomber interceptor.’ Six pilots explain how the Delta Dart helped the US to win the Cold War
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Impressive photos show Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Check out these pictures of Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
The weird story of the USAF F-117A that flew close to the left wingtip of an Iraqi Airways Boeing 747 during Operation Desert Shield (and a quick look at pre-Desert Storm Intelligence gathering)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF F-117A stealth fighter that flew close to the left wingtip of an Iraqi Airways Boeing 747 during Operation Desert Shield
The Fulton-equipped B-17 that saved 007 in the movie Thunderball had also flown the longest B-17 mission ever (it lasted more than 19 hours and was flown over China by a Taiwanese pilot)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that the Fulton-equipped B-17 that saved 007 in the movie Thunderball had also flown the longest B-17 mission ever?
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In 1985 an administrative sergeant tried to sell SR-71 Blackbird top secret information to Soviets. He was caught after Soviets notified US intelligence because they figured he was deranged.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
In 1985 an administrative sergeant tried to sell SR-71 Blackbird top secret information to Soviets. He was caught after Soviets notified US intelligence because they figured he was deranged.
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
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Getting Grumman and the Tomcat through Difficult Times: the story of Bob Belter, the man who bought the first 70 F-14 Fighter Jets for the US Navy
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Getting Grumman and the Tomcat through Difficult Times: the story of Bob Belter, the man who bought the first 70 F-14 Fighter Jets for the US Navy
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USAF Pilot recalls when he got sick while flying a T-28, he tried to throw the barf bag overboard and the bag tore apart. He got barf inside and out the Canopy.
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF Pilot recalls when he got sick while flying a T-28, he tried to throw the barf bag overboard and the bag tore apart. He got barf inside and out the Canopy.
After an A-12 flight specks of insects hoisted from the atomic test explosions in Russia and China were found on the Oxcart windshield
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
After an A-12 flight specks of insects hoisted from the atomic test explosions in Russia and China were found on the Oxcart windshield
The Story of the Effective A-7 Iron Hand Mission that protected the Alpha Strike Launched on May 10, 1972 over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Story of the Effective A-7 Iron Hand Mission that protected the Alpha Strike Launched on May 10, 1972 over North Vietnam
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