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The Incredible story of the KC-135 crew Who Recovered a Stratotanker that had been on Fire Under the Floor while Flying 200+ miles west of Hawaii
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
KC-135 pilot explains how he and his crew safely landed a Stratotanker after it experienced a fire in the cargo compartment while Flying 200+ miles west of Hawaii
NORAD commander said the Pentagon Failed to detect Previous Chinese Spy Balloons flying over US highlighting a Gap in America’s air defenses
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
NORAD revealed that Failed to detect Previous Chinese Spy Balloons flying over US highlighting a Gap in America’s air defenses
B-52 NAS JRB Fort Worth
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 pilot explains how he was able to land his BUFF after two engines on the same pylon nearly tore off following engine #5 compressor disintegration
Chinese Surveillance Balloon flying over US Shot Down By F-22 by means of one AIM-9X in the first known air-to-air takedown for a Raptor
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Chinese Surveillance Balloon flying over US Shot Down By F-22 by means of one AIM-9X in the first known air-to-air takedown for a Raptor
Chinese surveillance balloon flies over US: Nellis AFB scrambles two F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Chinese surveillance balloon flies over US: Nellis AFB scrambles two F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets
The story of the US Navy A-4 pilot that landed with 4 gallons of fuel left without declaring an emergency after falling asleep during a cross-country flight and being awakened by ATC
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy A-4 pilot that landed with 4 gallons of fuel left without declaring an emergency after falling asleep during a cross-country flight and being awakened by ATC
B-1 baby on board: Meet Maj. Lauren Olme, the first USAF Aviatrix to fly during pregnancy
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-1 baby on board: Meet Maj. Lauren Olme, the first USAF Aviatrix to fly during entire pregnancy
This C-130A Hercules flew the last mission out of Vietnam before the fall of Saigon. It landed with 452 people on board, 32 of them in the cockpit, overloaded by at least 10,000 pounds.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This C-130A Hercules flew the last mission out of Vietnam before the fall of Saigon. It landed with 452 people on board, 32 of them in the cockpit, overloaded by at least 10,000 pounds.
If NASA had known ahead of time Space Shuttle Columbia was going to disintegrate on re-entry, they could have tried to rescue its crew. Here’s how.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Space
Here’s how NASA could have tried to rescue the crew of Space Shuttle Columbia if they had known the spacecraft was going to disintegrate on re-entry
That time Air Force One Carrying President Clinton had one of its wheels stuck in the mud at University of Illinois Willard Airport
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time Air Force One Carrying President Clinton had one of its wheels stuck in the mud at University of Illinois Willard Airport
Airline pilot explains why future passenger jets could be Windowless
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Airline pilot explains why future passenger jets could be Windowless
YF-16 Flight Zero: Video features Test Pilot Phil Oestricher Recalling the First, Unintentional Flight of the YF-16
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
YF-16 Flight Zero: Video features Test Pilot Phil Oestricher Recalling the First, Unintentional Flight of the YF-16
‘Two F-117s are participating in DACT missions with 144th FW F-15s,’ USAF says. And releases first official photos of Nighthawks deployment to Fresno.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The USAF is looking for ‘suppliers with experience and capabilities’ to keep the F-117 Nighthawk flying until 2034
Video shows Soviet Tu-16 Badger bomber Crashing Into Sea After Buzzing USS Essex Aircraft Carrier
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Video shows Soviet Tu-16 Badger bomber Crashing Into Sea After Buzzing USS Essex Aircraft Carrier
These unique SR-71 Blackbird Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Habu’s
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
These unique SR-71 Blackbird Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Habu’s
Did you know that Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan featured an almost medieval kit with a steel breastplate, greaves for the legs and vambraces on the arms?
Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Did you know that Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan featured an almost medieval kit with a steel breastplate, greaves for the legs and vambraces on the arms?
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