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Former Ejection Seat Maintainer explains why "Ejection is a Punishment" for Military Pilots
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former Ejection Seat Maintainer explains why “Ejection is a Punishment” for Military Pilots
The story behind the famed photo of a MiG-17 having a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
Airshows / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story behind the famed photo of a MiG-17 having a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
Taiwan’s F-16V jet fighter that was lost yesterday was Inverted with Speed Brakes Deployed before it
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Uncategorized
Taiwan’s F-16V jet fighter that was lost yesterday was Inverted with Speed Brakes Deployed before it Crashed
The story of how the A-7’s ability to dissipate energy prevented US Navy MiG Killer Mark Fox from crashing his Corsair II during a high speed, low altitude sortie through Star Wars Canyon in Oman
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of how the A-7’s ability to dissipate energy prevented US Navy MiG Killer Mark Fox from crashing his Corsair II during a high speed, low altitude sortie through Star Wars Canyon in Oman
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Here’s why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Former USAF F-4 pilot explains why he was punished for doing a Smooth Emergency Landing after one of his Phantom II’s engines exploded
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former USAF F-4 pilot explains why he was punished for doing a Smooth Emergency Landing after one of his Phantom II’s engines exploded
SR-71 pilot explains how he was able to land his Blackbird after it suffered a Double Engine Compressor Stall
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot explains how he was able to land his Blackbird after it suffered a Double Engine Compressor Stall
Did you know the F-104 had not been the only “Widow Maker?” During the Cold War the MiG-19, MiG-21 and F-100 had high accident rates too. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Did you know the F-104 had not been the only “Widow Maker?” During the Cold War the MiG-19, MiG-21 and F-100 had high accident rates too
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
South African Air Force Gripen fighter jets are grounded since September and they won’t fly again until late January 2022 at the earliest. Here’s why.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
South African Air Force Gripen fighter jets are grounded since September and they won’t fly again until late January 2022 at the earliest. Here’s why.
Crew Chiefs have almost finished to rebuild the F-22 Raptor that belly landed at NAS Fallon in 2018
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Crew Chiefs have almost finished to rebuild the F-22 Raptor that belly landed at NAS Fallon in 2018
The day future Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams crash-landed his F9F Panther jet following a mission in Korea
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The day future Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams crash-landed his F9F Panther jet following a mission in Korea
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Homestead Air Reserve Base was evacuated after a Mk 82 fell off from F-16 and rolled close to other bombs
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Homestead Air Reserve Base was evacuated after a Mk 82 fell off from F-16 and rolled close to other bombs
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when he and his pilot were able to land their crippled Blackbird after it experienced a catastrophic engine failure while flying at Mach 2.88 at 68,000 feet
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when he and his pilot were able to land their crippled Blackbird after it experienced a catastrophic engine failure while flying at Mach 2.88 at 68,000 feet
The epic story of the USAF KC-135 that refueled a US Navy KA-3 while the Skywarrior was refueling two US Navy F-8 Crusaders (one at a time) providing RESCAP over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The epic story of the USAF KC-135 that refueled a US Navy KA-3 while the Skywarrior was refueling two US Navy F-8 Crusaders (one at a time) providing RESCAP over North Vietnam
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
During an airshow a fully armed A-1 was able to takeoff from an aircraft carrier even though the catapult malfunctioned (the load was jettisoned after the Skyraider left the flight deck)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
During an airshow a fully armed A-1 was able to takeoff from an aircraft carrier even though the catapult malfunctioned (the load was jettisoned after the Skyraider left the flight deck)
19 out of the 23 Royal Canadian Air Force’s CH-148 Cyclone helicopters grounded due to tail cracks
Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
19 out of the 23 Royal Canadian Air Force’s CH-148 Cyclone helicopters grounded due to tail cracks
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