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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 
South Wales to be new home of Legendary Phantom Black Mike
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
South Wales to be new home of Legendary Phantom Black Mike
The story of Carmine Vito, the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Carmine Vito, the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow
Former C-5 pilot remembers his training on the Mighty FRED
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former C-5 pilot remembers his training on the Mighty FRED
A representative description of an air display routine by Vulcan XH558
Airshows / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A representative description of an air display routine by Vulcan XH558
Former RAF Jaguar pilot tells the story of when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former RAF Jaguar pilot tells the story of when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
SR-71... or RS-71? How the legendary Blackbird got her designation
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71… or RS-71? How the legendary Blackbird got her designation
That time a RAF Tornado made an emergency landing at F-117's top-secret Tonopah Air Force Base
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a RAF Tornado made an emergency landing at Tonopah AFB, home of the top-secret F-117
The controversial crash of Vulcan XA897, the first Vulcan B1 to be delivered to the Royal Air Force
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The controversial crash of Vulcan XA897, the first Vulcan B1 to be delivered to the Royal Air Force
That time an SR-71 had an inflight emergency while on a secret mission over the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time an SR-71 had an inflight emergency while on a secret mission over the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War
That time two RAF Phantoms escorted two Soviet Bears over France because French fighters were grounded by Bastille Day celebrations
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time two RAF Phantoms shadowed two Soviet Bears over France because French fighters were grounded for Bastille Day celebrations
Here's the story and video of Dale "Snort" Snodgrass legendary super low Banana Pass
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story (and video) behind Dale “Snort” Snodgrass legendary super low Banana Pass
India to gift three airworthy MiG-21s to Russia
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
India to gift three airworthy MiG-21s to Russia
The incredible story of the Lightning interceptor that suffered a reheat fire at supersonic speed. And landed safely.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The incredible story of the Lightning interceptor that suffered a reheat fire at supersonic speed. And landed safely.
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