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Former F-106 pilot downed in 1975 tells the story of a unique high-altitude ejection
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-106 pilot downed in 1975 tells the story of a unique high-altitude ejection
Check out these photos of an F-8D pilot forced to eject “Feet Wet” after being hit over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Check out these photos of an F-8D pilot forced to eject “Feet Wet” after being hit over North Vietnam
Here’s why SR-71 tires are silver
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why SR-71 tires are silver
F-105 Vs MiG-17: how a badly damaged Thud gun killed a North Vietnamese Fresco
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
F-105 Vs MiG-17: how a badly damaged Thud gun killed a North Vietnamese Fresco
Skyraider pilot recalls the mission that inspired James Michener’s The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Skyraider pilot recalls the mission that inspired James Michener’s The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Join this SR-71 Blackbird driver for a top secret recoinnassance mission over North Korea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The unknown story of the SR-71 aircrew that bailed out after their Blackbird struck the tail of a KC-135Q during an air refuelling over El Paso
Tragic video shows F-100 pilot crashing after fatal “Sabre Dance”
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Tragic video shows F-100 pilot crashing after fatal “Sabre Dance”
MiG-25 pilot who shot down Speicher’s F/A-18, could have shot down an A-6 too. But he was ordered to RTB because Iraqi GCI feared he was engaging an IrAF MiG-29.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
MiG-25 pilot who shot down Speicher’s F/A-18, could have shot down an A-6 too. But he was ordered to RTB because Iraqi GCI feared he was engaging an IrAF MiG-29.
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Former BUFF driver explains B-52D’s Emergency Procedures
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former BUFF driver explains B-52D’s Emergency Procedures
This pilot scored F-100’s only (probable) MiG Kill of the Vietnam War
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
This pilot scored F-100’s only (probable) MiG Kill of the Vietnam War
The story of the RAF Canberra that nearly crashed during a mock dogfight with PAF F-104s
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the RAF Canberra that nearly crashed during a mock dogfight with PAF F-104s
That time a Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit
Here’s why this JQB-47E has three YF-12 Kill Markings
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Here’s why this JQB-47E has three YF-12 Kill Markings
Author of SR-71's most stolen picture explains how he got the shot of the ultimate Blackbird super-low knife edge pass
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Author of SR-71’s most stolen picture explains how he got the shot of the ultimate Blackbird super-low knife edge pass
That time Night Stalkers MH-47 Chinooks stole a Libyan Air Force Mil Mi-24 attack helicopter
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time Night Stalkers MH-47 Chinooks stole a Libyan Air Force Mil Mi-24 attack helicopter
Impressive video shows SR-71 Blackbird J58 Engine tested at Max Afterburner Power
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Impressive video shows SR-71 Blackbird J58 Engine tested at Max Afterburner Power
How a VMFA-333 F-4 Phantom II scored the only USMC Mig Kill of the Vietnam War
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
How a VMFA-333 F-4 Phantom II scored the only USMC Mig Kill of the Vietnam War
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