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The story of British Airways Flight 9, the Boeing 747 that lost all four engines due to volcanic ash (yet it landed safely)
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
The story of British Airways Flight 9, the Boeing 747 that lost all four engines due to volcanic ash (yet it landed safely)
[Video] When a US Navy F-14 Tomcat Shot Down a USAF RF-4C Phantom II
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
[Video] When a US Navy F-14 Tomcat Shot Down a USAF RF-4C Phantom II
The 11 Days that Ended 11 Years of War: the B-52 and Operation Linebacker II
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
How outdated WWII tactics and Soviet-manned North Vietnamese SAM Systems led to the shooting down of 15 B-52 bombers during Operation Linebacker II
The night 12 Chinese MiGs were scrambled to intercept a lone B-17 Spy Plane. They failed, and two of them crashed.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The night 12 Chinese MiGs were scrambled to intercept a lone CIA B-17 Spy Plane. They failed, and two of them crashed.
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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
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