Cold War Era

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The defection of Viktor Belenko, the pilot who stole the super secret Soviet's MiG-25 fighter jet
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The defection of Viktor Belenko, the pilot who stole the super-secret Soviet MiG-25 fighter jet
That time an SR-71 Blackbird's drag chute deployed in-flight at Mach 1.5
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time an SR-71 Blackbird lost the drag chute in-flight at Mach 1.5
The incredible story of the SR-71 Blackbird that flew an eleven-hour-long mission from Kadena to the Persian Gulf and back
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The incredible story of the SR-71 Blackbird that flew an eleven-hour-long mission from Kadena to the Persian Gulf and back
Watch an XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 bomber doing an emergency landing
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Watch an XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 bomber doing an emergency landing
One of a kind variants of the mighty F-5 fighter
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
One of a kind variants of the mighty F-5 fighter
Here's why the pilot of this stricken F-4D returned to base safely without his backseater
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s why the pilot of this stricken F-4D returned to base safely without his backseater
Former B-52 Instructor Pilot remembers Training Incidents
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former B-52 Instructor Pilot remembers Training Incidents
Remembering the Shootdown of Lt. Commander John McCain over Hanoi
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Remembering the Shootdown of Lt. Commander John McCain over Hanoi
World Speed Record Aircrew reunited with legendary Phantom 'Black Mike' 30 years on
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
World Speed Record Aircrew reunited with legendary Phantom ‘Black Mike’ 30 years on
Here's why BAe Test Pilot Keith Hartley flew this Tornado with the canopy off
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s why BAe Test Pilot Keith Hartley flew this Tornado with the canopy off
The spy planes that the Israeli F-4 Phantom fighters were never able to shoot down
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The spy planes that Israeli F-4 Phantom fighters were never able to shoot down
RB-47H shot down: when a Soviet MiG-19 downed a USAF Elint plane over the Barents Sea
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RB-47H down: when a Soviet MiG-19 downed a USAF Elint plane over the Barents Sea
Tomcats 2-Fitters 0: how two U.S. Navy F-14s shot down two Qaddafi's Su-22s over the Gulf of Sidra on Aug. 19, 1981
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Tomcats 2-Fitters 0: how two U.S. Navy F-14s shot down two Qaddafi’s Su-22s over the Gulf of Sidra on Aug. 19, 1981
Phantom Girl!: the story of Penny Wild, the fighter controller who became the RAF's only female Phantom driver
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Phantom Girl!: the story of Penny Wild, the fighter controller who became the RAF’s only female Phantom driver
Read the story of the SR-71 crew that landed their Blackbird in zero visibility
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Read the story of the SR-71 crew that landed their Blackbird in zero visibility
All you need to know about applying to fly the SR-71 Blackbird
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
All you need to know about applying to fly the SR-71 Blackbird
That time a C-5 driver performed a high speed flyby over the house of then senator and future vice president Joe Biden
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time a C-5 driver performed a high speed flyby over the house of then senator and future vice president Joe Biden
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