Losses and Aviation Safety

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Here’s why sheer stink of an Apollo cabin after two weeks was awe-inspiring, how Apollo Astronauts dumped on their way to the Moon and how they tried to stay clean without shower

Here’s why sheer stink of an Apollo cabin after two weeks was awe-inspiring, how Apollo Astronauts dumped on their way to the Moon and how they tried to stay clean without shower

The Apollo Program Project Apollo’s goals went beyond landing Americans on the moon and returning them safely to Earth. They… Read More

5 days ago

Suzanna, the Modified Iraqi Falcon 50 that almost sank USS Stark and led to the development of an intelligence-dedicated Boeing 727 used during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait

An ambitious program Always at the forefront of Arab states when it came to the development of its armed forces… Read More

6 days ago

C-130 crew members explain why they didn’t carry parachutes to abandon the Hercules in flight

The ejection seat In aircraft, an ejection seat is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of… Read More

7 days ago

The F-105 pilot who glided his Thud to a safe landing with the fuel gauge reading “empty” after He directed a tanker to another F-105 dangerously low on fuel during a CSAR mission over North Vietnam

The F-105 Thunderchief In 1951 Republic Aviation began a project to develop a supersonic tactical fighter-bomber to replace the F-84F.… Read More

1 week ago

SR-71 pilot recalls when he did one of only two successful Blackbird Barrier Engagements ever made after he forgot to deploy the drag chute on landing

The SR-71 Blackbird The SR-71, unofficially known as the "Blackbird," is a long-range, advanced, strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the… Read More

2 weeks ago

Chinese fighter drops flares 300 meters in front of Australian MH-60R helicopter over the Yellow Sea

Chinese fighter drops flares in front of Australian MH-60R helicopter On May 4, 2024 a People’s Liberation Army Air Force… Read More

2 weeks ago

Tomcat RIO recalls Challenging Long-range Practice Strike where his F-14 flew with an overlooked protective cap on one AIM-9 Sidewinder

Tomcat RIO So there we were, Hap and me in our F-14A Tomcat, in filthy mid-November weather at 3 AM,… Read More

2 weeks ago

The Odyssey of Bat 21: the most famous EB-66 loss

Bat 21: the most famous EB-66 loss Reports of an impending communist invasion of South Vietnam were confirmed when Maj… Read More

3 weeks ago

Israeli Air Force Fighter Pilot recalls when he landed his F-15 with One Wing Missing after a collision with an A-4

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather, extremely maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the Air Force to… Read More

3 weeks ago

The Soviet MiG-19 pilot shot down and killed by Soviet SAMs while he was trying to intercept the already destroyed Francis Gary Powers’ U-2

The downing of Francis Gary Powers' U-2 Built in complete secrecy by Kelly Johnson and the Lockheed Skunk Works, the original U-2A first… Read More

3 weeks ago