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USAF F-102 pilot tells the story of when he was left alone in the cockpit of a KC-135 flying from the US to Okinawa
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF F-102 pilot recalls when he was left alone in the cockpit of a KC-135 flying from the US to Okinawa
‘I was 59. My squadron commander was 39.’ Leading jet ace Giora Even-Epstein recalls being the eldest Israeli pilot to fly an F-16
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
‘I was 59. My squadron commander was 39.’ Leading jet ace Giora Even-Epstein recalls being the eldest Israeli F-16 pilot
SR-71 recalls the tense mission over the Barents Sea where he spotted a Soviet MiG-31 scrambled to intercept his Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot recalls the tense mission over the Barents Sea where he spotted a Soviet MiG-31 scrambled to intercept his Blackbird
RAF Phantom pilot recalls when he and his navigator grinned at the cameras of a Soviet Il-62 Classic spy plane disguised as an Aeroflot airliner
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Phantom pilot recalls when he and his navigator grinned at the cameras of a Soviet Il-62 Classic spy plane disguised as an Aeroflot airliner
The Pilot of This C-130 Landed Safely with his Flight Engineer Dead, with his Co-Pilot Wounded, with Just One Engine
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s how the Pilot of This C-130 was able to land Safely with his Flight Engineer Dead, with his Co-Pilot Wounded, with Just One Engine
U-2 Vs Corona: why KH-4 satellite failed to provide photographic intelligence during Cuban Missile Crisis while U-2 provided useful Time-critical intelligence
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Space
U-2 Vs Corona: why KH-4 satellite failed to provide photographic intelligence during Cuban Missile Crisis while U-2 provided useful Time-critical intelligence
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
RAF Lightning pilot tells the story of when he was scrambled to intercept 80 Soviet Tu-95 Bear and Tu-16 Badger Strategic Bombers off the UK Coast
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when he flew a solo intercept against a formation of 80 Soviet Tu-95 Bear and Tu-16 Badger Strategic Bombers off the UK Coast
Flying the SR-71 with just one engine in full afterburner was Blackbird aircrews’ most dangerous operation. SR-71 pilots explain why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Flying the SR-71 with just one engine in full afterburner was Blackbird aircrews’ most dangerous operation. SR-71 pilots explain why.
Footage features Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrating during fast low pass at RAF Syerston in 1958
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Footage features Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrating during fast low pass at RAF Syerston in 1958
HUD Video shows Badass F-16 Pilot dodging 6 Iraqi SAMs (without chaff or flares!) over Baghdad during Operation Desert Storm
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
HUD Video shows Badass F-16 Pilot dodging 6 Iraqi SAMs (without chaff or flares!) over Baghdad during Operation Desert Storm
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
More than 40 F-16s to converge on Edwards AFB to celebrate the F-16 “First Flight” 50th Anniversary
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
More than 40 F-16s to converge on Edwards AFB to celebrate the F-16 “First Flight” 50th Anniversary
The Story of the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot that went into a 20-degree dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a KC-135 Stratotanker crew crossed Vietnam DMZ and went into a dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The F-15 that climbed faster than the Saturn V moon rocket: the story of the F-15 Streak Eagle
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
The “Secret Squirrel Seven’s” Senior Surprise: The B-52 Strtofortress Top Secret mission that launched the first strike of Operation Desert Storm
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The “Secret Squirrel Seven’s” Senior Surprise: The B-52 Stratofortress Top Secret mission that launched the first strike of Operation Desert Storm
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The world’s only supersonic gun kill: how a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The world’s only supersonic gun kill: how a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19
The night carrier landing where a US Navy F-4 had both main landing gear tires blown after snagging the one wire in mid-flight and impacting on top of the third arresting wire
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The night carrier landing where a Navy F-4 pilot turned in his wings after blowing his Phantom II main landing gear tires because it snagged the one wire in mid-flight, impacted on top of the third arresting wire
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