Cold War Era

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The story of the NASA F-106 Delta Dart that was struck by Lightning 714 Times
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
This F-106B was struck by Lightning 714 Times
The story of VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings in Vietnam
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings in Vietnam
The unknown story of U-2 flight that went lost over the North Pole and nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The unknown story of the U-2 flight that went lost over the North Pole and nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis
Here’s why the B-58’s Tail Gun Rounds moved Backwards when They Left the Muzzle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
Here’s why the B-58’s Tail Gun Rounds moved Backwards when They Left the Muzzle
How U.S. secretly tested the A-12 RCS during the Cuban Missile Crisis
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
How the U.S. secretly tested the A-12 RCS during the Cuban Missile Crisis
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
That Time a B-52 Aircrew Fell Asleep While RTB from a Bomb Run during the Vietnam War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That Time a B-52 Aircrew Fell Asleep While RTB from a Bomb Run during the Vietnam War
Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed: the X-15 Ejection Seat
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed: the X-15 Ejection Seat
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Project Top Flight: how the Mighty Phantom II established the New Absolute Altitude record
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Project Top Flight: how the Mighty Phantom II set a New Absolute Altitude record
Tomcat 4-Libya 0: how two U.S. Navy F-14s shot down two Qaddafi’s MiG-23s over the Gulf of Sidra on Jan. 4, 1989
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Tomcat 4-Qaddafi 0: how two U.S. Navy F-14s shot down two Libyan MiG-23s over the Gulf of Sidra on Jan. 4, 1989
Remembering the 1952 Carswell AFB Tornado that damaged two-thirds of SAC’s B-36 Force
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Remembering the 1952 Carswell AFB Tornado that damaged two-thirds of SAC’s B-36 Force
Photos show Santa Claus marshalling an SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Photos show Santa Claus marshalling an SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane
The C-7 Santa-Bou and other Tales of aVietnam Christmas
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The C-7 Santa-Bou and other Tales of a Vietnam Christmas
Remembering Capt. Thomas, the co-pilot of Charcoal 01, the first B-52 shot down during Operation Linebacker II
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering Capt. Thomas, the co-pilot of Charcoal 01, the first B-52 shot down during Operation Linebacker II
The story behind this VF-103 F-14’s TARPS IR photo showing Egypt Air Boeing 737 carrying the Achille Lauro hijackers after landing at Sigonella
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The true story behind this VF-103 F-14’s TARPS IR photo showing Egypt Air Boeing 737 carrying the Achille Lauro hijackers after landing at Sigonella
New Pensacola Bay bridge could be named after Operation Bolo Hero Gen. Daniel Chappie James
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
New Pensacola Bay bridge could be named after Operation Bolo Hero Gen. Daniel Chappie James
Before the F-4C: the F-110A Spectre, the Century Series Fighter that Never Was
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Before the F-4C: the F-110A Spectre, the Century Series Fighter that Never Was
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