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Former German Army Paratrooper explains why the legendary UH-1D Huey was his all-time favorite aircraft
Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
Former German Army Paratrooper explains why the legendary UH-1D Huey helicopter was his all-time favorite aircraft
A quick look at the F-108 Rapier, the Mach 3 Interceptor capable to shoot down three bombers in five minutes of combat that never was
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A quick look at the F-108 Rapier, the Mach 3 Interceptor capable to shoot down three bombers in five minutes of combat that never was
Impressive photos show Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Impressive photos show Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
Bringing them home: Bat 21 and the other big CSAR operations of the Vietnam War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Bringing them home: Bat 21 and the other big CSAR operations of the Vietnam War
How low did he go? F-14 Pilots who helped filming "The Final Countdown" on how low the Tomcat pulled out during the Zero dogfight scene
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
How low did he go? F-14 Pilots who helped filming “The Final Countdown” on how low the Tomcat pulled out during the Zero dogfight scene
Hun Pilots remember when they ‘dogfighted’ British Lightnings and Hunters at RAF Gütersloh over Germany
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Hun Pilots remember when they ‘dogfighted’ British Lightnings and Hunters at RAF Gütersloh over Germany
Here are the materials you should use instead of titanium to build a Blackbird Mach 3 spy plane today
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Here are the materials you should use instead of titanium to build Blackbird Mach 3 spy planes today
Swedish Viggen pilot tells the story of when he was scrambled to help an SR-71 Mach 3 spy plane that suffered a catastrophic engine failure over the Baltic
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Swedish Viggen pilot tells the story of when he was scrambled to help an SR-71 Mach 3 spy plane that suffered a catastrophic engine failure over the Baltic
Loose deuce Vs fluid four: during the Vietnam War the fighting tactics used by US Naval Aviators were better than those of the USAF pilots – here’s why
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Loose deuce Vs fluid four: during the Vietnam War the fighting tactics used by US Naval Aviators were better than those of the USAF pilots – here’s why
The story of Lt Cdr Mike Estocin the only US Navy jet pilot to ever receive the Medal of Honor for a combat mission
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Lt Cdr Mike Estocin the only US Navy jet pilot to ever receive the Medal of Honor for a combat mission
Former Royal Norwegian Air Force F-104 pilot tells the story of an exciting MiG-25 intercept
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former Royal Norwegian Air Force F-104 pilot tells the story of an exciting MiG-25 intercept
RB-47 pilot explains how his aircraft was able to survive to multiple MiG-17 attacks in the skies over Soviet Union
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RB-47 pilot explains how his aircraft was able to survive to multiple MiG-17 attacks in the skies over Soviet Union
BUFF tail gunner tells the story of a scary emergency landing performed by his pilot after their B-52 lost all electronics in monsoon clouds inbound to Vietnam on a bombing mission
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
BUFF tail gunner tells the story of a scary emergency landing performed by his pilot after their B-52 lost all electronics in monsoon clouds inbound to Vietnam on a bombing mission
Legendary fighter pilot Francis “Gabby” Gabreski was one of the firsts to test the F-100 hose-and-drogue refueling capability, but he preferred to attack a squadron of Fw-190s alone in a P-47. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Legendary fighter pilot Francis “Gabby” Gabreski was one of the firsts to test the F-100 hose-and-drogue refueling capability, but he preferred to attack a squadron of Fw-190s alone in a P-47. Here’s why.
That time a French Mirage III unintentionally buzzed (and scared) a U-2 flying at 65,000ft during a mission aimed to monitor France’s nuclear facilities
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a French Mirage III unintentionally buzzed (and scared) a U-2 flying at 65,000ft during a mission aimed to monitor France’s nuclear facilities
Meet the Fairey Delta 2, the British supersonic research aircraft that led to the development of the French Dassault Mirage III
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Meet the Fairey Delta 2, the British supersonic research aircraft that led to the development of the French Dassault Mirage III
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of the "Secret" Party He and other Habu Crews had with Victor Pugachev and other Soviet Su-27 Pilots at Paris Air Show 1989
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of the “Secret” Party He and other Habu Crews had with Victor Pugachev and other Soviet Su-27 Pilots at Paris Air Show 1989
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