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USAF F-102 pilot tells the story of when he was left alone in the cockpit of a KC-135 flying from the US to Okinawa
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF F-102 pilot tells the story of when he was left alone in the cockpit of a KC-135 flying from the US to Okinawa
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
The F-14 Tomcat posed such a serious threat to the Soviets that once they tried to fish one that fell off the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The F-14 Tomcat posed such a serious threat to the Soviets that they once tried to fish one that fell off the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy
The Sad Story of the B-1B Weapons Crew who was crushed between Lancer's Bomb Bay Doors (Luckily, he survived the incident)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Sad Story of the B-1B Weapons Crew who was crushed between Lancer’s Bomb Bay Doors (Luckily, he survived the incident)
Here’s why the SR-71 Blackbird airframe was designed to leak fuel
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why the SR-71 Blackbird airframe was designed to leak fuel
Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
The story of George 'Bud' Day, MoH Recipient, first jet pilot to survive a `parachute-less' ejection and first Commander of F-100 Misty FACs in Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of George ‘Bud’ Day, MoH Recipient, first jet pilot to survive a `parachute-less’ ejection and first Commander of F-100 Misty FACs in Vietnam
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That time a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft nearly collided with a USAF F-22 stealth fighter (and the other close calls between Russian and NATO aircraft over Syria)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft nearly collided with a USAF F-22 stealth fighter (and the other close calls between Russian and NATO aircraft over Syria)
The story of the formation of 75 Tu-16 Badger bombers that avoided collision after flying through thick clouds at 990ft during the May Day Parade in Red Square
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the formation of 75 Tu-16 Badger bombers that avoided collision after flying through thick clouds at 990ft during the May Day Parade in Red Square
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Indian Air Force CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopter makes emergency landing on school ground
Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety
Indian Air Force CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopter makes emergency landing on school ground
‘We took off with 270 children, and we landed with 271.’ C-17 crew helped to deliver a baby aboard a Globemaster III carrying Afghans evacuated from Kabul
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
‘We took off with 270 children, and we landed with 271.’ C-17 crew helped to deliver a baby aboard a Globemaster III carrying Afghans evacuated from Kabul
The A-12 program was so secret that CIA injected with sodium pentothal the first pilot that bailed out of an Oxcart to interrogate him after the crash
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The A-12 program was so secret that CIA injected with sodium pentothal the first pilot that bailed out of an Oxcart to interrogate him after the crash
The tragic fate of Airwolf Bell 222: destroyed due to pilot error a few years after the show ended
Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The tragic fate of Airwolf Bell 222: destroyed due to pilot error a few years after the show ended
A skinny person can find some space inside the wheel well of a C-17 cargo aircraft but would die within minutes from takeoff. Here’s why.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A skinny person can find some space inside the wheel well of a C-17 cargo aircraft but would die within minutes from takeoff. Here’s why.
Tu-144 Vs Concorde: the Concordski was bigger and faster than its Anglo-French counterpart, but its glory was quite short. Here’s why.
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Tu-144 Vs Concorde: the Concordski was bigger and faster than its Anglo-French counterpart, but its glory was quite short. Here’s why.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former A-10 pilot explains why taxiing in the Warthog “feels like leg day at the gym.” (Not all of the A-10s have a parking brake!)
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