Cold War Era

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Currently available on Ebay: ultra-rare Original SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Helmet
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Currently available on Ebay: ultra-rare Original SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Helmet
Mayday! A detailed description of Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 shoot-down
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Mayday! A detailed description of Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 shoot-down
That time an IrAF MiG-23ML mistakenly shot down an IRIAF F-14A that was defecting to Iraq
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
That time an IrAF MiG-23ML mistakenly shot down an IRIAF F-14A that was defecting to Iraq
Bob Gilliland, the First Man to fly the iconic SR-71, Passes Away
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Bob Gilliland, the First Man to fly the iconic SR-71, Passes Away
Did you know that the Argentine Navy could have been the firs export customer for the Harrier Jump Jet?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that the Argentine Navy could have been the first export customer for the Harrier Jump Jet?
The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part Two: Livin’ in the Real World
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part Two: Livin’ in the Real World
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO arrived at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Left Kadena AB
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
That time a Blackbird pilot revealed SR-71’s True Top Speed
Project E and the cooperation between SAC and Bomber Command during the Cold War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Project E and the cooperation between USAF’s SAC and RAF’s Bomber Command during the Cold War
The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part One: It Wasn’t Just a Job, but an Adventure
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part One: It Wasn’t Just a Job, but an Adventure
Here’s why the Libyan MiG-23 that crashed on Mount Sila was not involved in the Ustica Massacre
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s why the Libyan MiG-23 that crashed on Mount Sila was not involved in the Ustica Massacre
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
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