Cold War Era

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The story of the Wild Weasel Mission of Lincoln 03 and the Medal of Honor awarded to Maj. Merlyn Dethlefsen
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Wild Weasel Mission of F-105F Lincoln 03 and the Medal of Honor awarded to Maj. Merlyn Dethlefsen
Flashbacks!: the story behind the true name of VAQ-34 (Which is often mistakenly referred to as the "Electric Horsemen”)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Flashbacks!: the story behind the true name of VAQ-34 (Which is often mistakenly referred to as the “Electric Horsemen”)
USAF retires its last C-5A
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
FRED Crew remembers Last C-5A Flight
Supersonic Victor: that time a RAF strategic bomber dived out of control from 46,000 to 16,000 feet in 20 seconds
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Supersonic Victor: that time a RAF strategic bomber dived out of control from 46,000 to 16,000 feet in 20 seconds
The Story of The Four Horsemen, the C-130 Demonstration Team
Airshows / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Story of The Four Horsemen, the USAF C-130 Demonstration Team
The Palomares Broken Arrow Accident
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Palomares Broken Arrow Accident
Alone Vs six MiGs: the legendary Dogfight of Dick “Brown Bear” Schaffert
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Alone Vs six MiGs: the legendary Dogfight of Dick “Brown Bear” Schaffert
The 1959 Khrushchev visit to Washington marked the first Tupolev Tu-114 flight to America
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Cold War Era
The 1959 Khrushchev visit to Washington marked the first Tupolev Tu-114 flight to America
Former IIAF Tomcat pilots tell the True Story of why Iran picked the F-14 over the F-15
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Former IIAF Tomcat pilots tell the True Story of why Iran picked the F-14 over the F-15
That time an F11F Tiger test pilot shot himself down
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time an F11F Tiger test pilot shot himself down
Currently available on Ebay: the only restored F-111D Cockpit Crew Module (Auction is for U.S. Buyers only)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Currently available on Ebay: the only restored F-111D Cockpit Crew Module (Auction is for U.S. Buyers only)
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
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