Cold War Era

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Foxhound Vs Blackbird: Former MiG-31 Pilot explains how to Intercept and Shoot Down an SR-71 Mach 3 Spy Plane
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Foxhound Vs Blackbird: Former MiG-31 Pilot explains how to Intercept and Shoot Down an SR-71 Mach 3 Spy Plane
Airshow Close Call: That Time a Pitts Special Nearly Collided with RAF Jaguar Display Pilot Doing his Final High-Speed Pass
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Airshow Close Call! That Time a Pitts Special Nearly Collided with RAF Jaguar Display Pilot Doing his Final High-Speed Pass
That time two USMC F-4 Phantoms Nearly Shot Down two Cuban MiG-17s over the Keys
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time two USMC F-4 Phantoms Nearly Shot Down two Cuban MiG-17s over the Keys
Remembering the ill-fated 1983 U.S. strike on Lebanon
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the Ill-Fated 1983 U.S. Strike on Lebanon
That time a crewless RAF Tornado flew away after the Navigator ejected himself and his pilot from their serviceable aircraft
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That Time a Crewless RAF Tornado Flew Away After the Navigator Ejected Himself and his Pilot from Their Serviceable Aircraft
Here's an insight into MiG-25PD operations conducted against Det 4 SR-71s flying over the Baltic Sea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s an insight into MiG-25PD operations conducted against Det 4 SR-71s flying over the Baltic Sea
The story of the A-7 Pilot that took part in the Rescue of Lts Cunningham and Driscoll downed after their Epic Dogfight
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the A-7 Pilot that took part in the Rescue of Lts Cunningham and Driscoll downed after their Epic Dogfight
That time a Cuban-flown Angolan MiG-23 accidentally fired two missiles at a BAe 125 business jet carrying the president of Botswana
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Cuban-flown Angolan MiG-23 “accidentally” fired two missiles at a BAe 125 business jet carrying the president of Botswana
Former C-5 pilot tells the story of the "Cockpit Cat Fight" between two Female Navigators on their first FRED Mission
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former C-5 pilot tells the story of the “Cockpit Cat Fight” erupted between two Female Navigators on their first FRED Mission
MiG-23 Vs Mirage F.1: when Cuban-flown Angolan Floggers clashed with South African Mirages
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
MiG-23 Vs Mirage F.1: when Cuban-flown Angolan Floggers clashed with South African Mirages
This U.S. Navy F-4 has been shot down by a U.S. Navy F-4 flown by a USAF exchange pilot
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This U.S. Navy F-4 has been shot down by a U.S. Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
That time two USAF F-15s intercepted a pilotless Soviet MiG-23 in German Airspace: the Story of the Fourth of July Alpha Scramble
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time two USAF F-15s intercepted a pilotless Soviet MiG-23 in German Airspace: the Story of the Fourth of July Alpha Scramble
B-52 Buzzing Russian ship
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Chasing (and buzzing) U.S. Navy, Royal Navy and Russian ships: B-52 driver remembers very unusual missions flown over the Atlantic Ocean
Video shows crash animation of Operation Babylift C-5 accident
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former FRED Pilot remembers his First C-5 Mission
The story of the C-5 pilot who was saved by his guardian angel twice in the same mission
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time a C-5 pilot found himself stuck in a holding pattern over Frankfurt
That time a Wife had her Wedding Ring flown at Mach 3
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time a Wife had her Wedding Ring flown at Mach 3
Here's how B-52 tail gunners made of the BUFF a MiG killer
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
B-52D Diamond Lil tail gunner explains how he scored the last confirmed kill by a tail gunner in wartime 
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