Cold War Era

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A quick look at why the F-104 Starfighter was the Best Interceptor of its Time
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A quick look at why the F-104 Starfighter was the Best Interceptor of its Time
Strange But True: The US Navy F-8 that became North Vietnam’s first confirmed aerial kill landed safely ashore.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Strange But True: The US Navy F-8 that became North Vietnam’s first confirmed aerial kill landed safely ashore.
This Nostalgic, cool video Reminds us that the A-6 Intruder was an Ass Kickin’ Machine
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
This Nostalgic, cool video Reminds us that the A-6 Intruder was an Ass Kickin’ Machine
Thud Drivers! Former F-105 pilots explain what it was like flying the mighty Thud in Peace and War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Thud Drivers! Former F-105 pilots explain what it was like flying the mighty Thud in Peace and War
Video gives an overview of the Yak-141, the Russian’s first supersonic V/STOL combat aircraft that never was
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Video gives an overview of the Yak-141, Russian’s first supersonic V/STOL combat aircraft that never was
The story of the USAF F-80 pilot who shot down a North Korean MiG-15 in the world’s first jet-versus-jet combat
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF F-80 pilot who shot down a North Korean MiG-15 in the world’s first jet-versus-jet combat
SR-71... or RS-71? How the legendary Blackbird got her designation
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird final landing: Emotional video shows SR-71A arriving at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Libyan MiG-23 pilot remembers a memorable dogfight with U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Libyan MiG-23 pilot remembers a memorable dogfight with U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats
THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: FRANCIS GARY POWERS U-2 SHOT DOWN
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Francis Gary Powers Jr. reveals exclusive details on the shoot-down of his father’s U-2
F-14 Vs MiG-25: when U.S. Navy Tomcats outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s Foxbats over the Gulf of Syrte
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 Vs MiG-25: when U.S. Navy Tomcats outmanoeuvred Gaddafi’s Foxbats over the Gulf of Sidra
Vintage video features Northrop YF-17 Cobra rollout
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Vintage video shows Northrop YF-17 rollout
Lieutenant Colonel Ben Bowles, first SR-71 pilot to reach 900 hours, has passed away
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Lieutenant Colonel Ben Bowles, first SR-71 pilot to reach 900 hours, has passed away
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
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