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Did you know the average life expectancy of a US Army Huey pilot in combat in Vietnam was only 19 minutes? Some interesting facts about UH-1 aircrew training during the Vietnam War.
Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
Did you know the average life expectancy of a US Army Huey pilot in combat in Vietnam was only 19 minutes? Some interesting facts about UH-1 aircrew training during the Vietnam War.
The “ADCOM F-14:” the Tomcat that USAF never bought
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The “ADCOM F-14:” the Tomcat that USAF never bought
Former USAF maintainer explains why the iconic SR-71 Blackbird could only barely exceed 85,000 feet of altitude
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Former USAF maintainer explains why the iconic SR-71 Blackbird could only barely exceed 85,000 feet of altitude
Former US Naval Aviator tells the story of the Corsair II pilot who had three ejections from the A-7E, survived and returned to flight status
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US Naval Aviator tells the story of the Corsair II pilot who had three ejections from the A-7E, survived and returned to flight status
Impressive photo shows disassembled M-21 Blackbird being transported to the Museum of Flight in Seattle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Impressive photo shows disassembled M-21 Blackbird being transported to the Museum of Flight in Seattle
An exclusive sneak peek of the official trailer to the upcoming Thud Pilots II – Rise of the Hunter Killer documentary
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
An exclusive sneak peek of the official trailer to the upcoming Thud Pilots II – Rise of the Hunter Killer documentary
Remembering the Lockheed X-27 Lancer: The Super Starfighter concept that had the potential to put at risk the development of the F-15 Eagle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the Lockheed X-27 Lancer: The Super Starfighter concept that had the potential to put at risk the development of the F-15 Eagle
Bailing out at Mach 3: the incredible story of Bill Weaver, the first pilot to eject from an SR-71 Blackbird
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Bailing out at Mach 3: the incredible story of Bill Weaver, the first pilot to eject from an SR-71 Blackbird
Thanks to its unique thrust reverser the Saab 37 Viggen could land, come to a full stop, perform a Y-turn on the runway and take off in the opposite direction
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Thanks to its unique thrust reverser the Saab 37 Viggen could land, come to a full stop, perform a Y-turn on the runway and take off in the opposite direction
How the B-36 Peacemaker bomber survived to five cancellation attempts during its career
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
How the B-36 Peacemaker bomber survived to five cancellation attempts during its career
Former P-3 NFO tells the story of when his Orion intercepted a Soviet Tu-95 Bear strategic bomber
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former P-3 NFO tells the story of when his Orion intercepted a Soviet Tu-95 Bear strategic bomber
Did you know the SR-71 engine was originally developed to power US Navy XF8U-3 Super Crusader? World renowned expert on the Blackbird unveils some unique facts about J58 turboramjet
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know the SR-71 engine was originally developed to power US Navy XF8U-3 Super Crusader? World renowned expert on the Blackbird unveils some unique facts about J58 turboramjet
Former US Naval Aviator explains why of all the aircraft he has flown the iconic F-4 Phantom is his favorite
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former US Naval Aviator explains why of all the aircraft he has flown the iconic F-4 Phantom is his favorite
Did you know that titanium used to build the iconic SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3+ spy plane came from Soviet Union?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know that titanium used to build the iconic SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3+ spy plane came from Soviet Union?
In Soviet Times the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber established 78 world records officially recognised by the FAI
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
In Soviet Times the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber established 78 world records officially recognised by the FAI
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
SR-71 RSO tells the story of the first time the Blackbird was shot at by a missile
The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots
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