Cold War Era

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SR-71 Pilot explains how he Survived to his Blackbird Disintegration at a Speed of Mach 3.2
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Pilot explains how he Survived to his Blackbird Disintegration at a Speed of Mach 3.2
The Unknown Role Played by the F-104 Starfighter During Operation Bolo
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Starfighter’s Worst Day: The Story of two USAF F-104 pilots involved in Iron Hand escort missions that were Shot Down on the Same Day by North Vietnamese SAMs
XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
This F-14 Demo Beat that of the F-15 and Sold the Mighty Tomcat to Shah of Iran
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The day Shah of Iran said he liked the F-15 because it was an Air Superiority Fighter but he liked the F-14 even more because he Needed an Air Supremacy Fighter
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Former 89th Airlift Wing Pilot explains why Gold Medal Enriched Flour was used to remove Scuff Marks of the VC-137C Air Force One
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former 89th Airlift Wing Pilot explains why Gold Medal Enriched Flour was used to remove Scuff Marks of the VC-137C Air Force One
Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a flying legend
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a Flying Legend
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who landed his Cessna in Red Square
Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square
Even if it was faster than the Blackbird, the SA-2 SAM was never able to hit the SR-71. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird RSO tells the story of the first time a SAM was fired at an SR-71 Mach 3+ Spy Plane
F9F Naval Aviator Soviet MiGs
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of the Top-Secret Dogfight where legendary US Korean War F9F Naval Aviator E. Royce Williams, Jr., shot down 4 Soviet MiG-15s
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Smart Missiles and Dumb Bombs: the day Argentinian Super Étendards and A-4C Skyhawks sank MS Atlantic Conveyor and HMS Coventry
Former Blackbird pilot tells the story of one of only two successful SR-71 Barrier Engagements
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when He and his RSO were almost forced to ditch their Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane after an Engine Fire
Operation Deep Throat: when USAF F-111Fs Dropped GBU-28 5000-lb Bunker Busting Bombs on Saddam’s Bunker at Al Taji Air Base
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Combat Lancer: The Debut of the F-111
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Clip features the sound of the Republic XF-84H Thunderscreech the loudest aircraft ever built that Made Ground Crews Throw Up
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Clip features the sound of the Republic XF-84H Thunderscreech the loudest aircraft ever built that Made Ground Crews Throw Up
Former T-39A Pilot tells the story of when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former T-39A Pilot tells the story of when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel
The story of Suzanna, the Modified Iraqi Falcon 50 Business Jet that almost Sank US Navy’s guided missile frigate USS Stark
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Suzanna, the Modified Iraqi Falcon 50 Business Jet that almost Sank US Navy’s guided missile frigate USS Stark
F-14 RIO explains how a Tomcat crew could Outmaneuver a Hornet, why in some Mission Profiles the F/A-18 is a better Air-to-Air Fighter than the F-14 and why the Super Hornet is Worthless against China
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 RIO explains how a Tomcat Crew could Outmaneuver a Hornet, why in some Mission Profiles the F/A-18 is a better Air-to-Air Fighter than the F-14 and why the Super Hornet is Worthless against China
F-106 Vs F-4: Six Pilot tells the story of when his Delta Dart Squadron Beat a Phantom II Unit during Scramble Training and explains why the F-106 Scrambled faster than the F-4
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-106 Vs F-4: Six Pilot tells the story of when his Delta Dart Squadron Beat a Phantom II Unit during Scramble Training and explains why the F-106 Scrambled faster than the F-4
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