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RAF Tornado navigator recalls when his Tonka had a bird strike during a low-level attack mission against Iraqi airfields during Operation Desert Storm. Still it attacked its target successfully.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Tornado navigator recalls when his Tonka had a bird strike during a low-level attack mission against Iraqi airfields during Operation Desert Storm. Still it attacked its target successfully.
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The Story of the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot that went into a 20-degree dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a KC-135 Stratotanker crew crossed Vietnam DMZ and went into a dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
A highly operationally significant and embarrassing loss: Ukraine says it shot down Russian A-50 AEW&C aircraft (and damaged beyond repair Il-22 Command Post aircraft)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A highly operationally significant and embarrassing loss: Ukraine says it shot down Russian A-50 AEW&C aircraft (and damaged beyond repair Il-22 Command Post aircraft)
The night carrier landing where a US Navy F-4 had both main landing gear tires blown after snagging the one wire in mid-flight and impacting on top of the third arresting wire
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The night carrier landing where a Navy F-4 pilot turned in his wings after blowing his Phantom II main landing gear tires because it snagged the one wire in mid-flight, impacted on top of the third arresting wire
Did you know a man bought all the spare B-2 windshields and used them in his daughter's tree house? The USAF had to buy them back to replace a damaged Spirit windshield.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Did you know a man bought all the spare B-2 windshields and used them in his daughter’s tree house? The USAF had to buy them back to replace a damaged Spirit windshield.
Naval Aviator recalls the barricade landing where an F-4 slid off the deck of the carrier after its main landing gear sliced through the bottom cable of the barricade rendering the netting useless
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Naval Aviator recalls the barricade landing where an F-4 slid off the deck of the carrier after its main landing gear sliced through the bottom cable of the barricade rendering the netting useless
The story of the US Navy P-3 pilot who was able to land his Orion with two engines out on the same wing
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy P-3 pilot who was able to land his Orion with two engines out on the same wing
USAF U-2 Avionics Technician tells why S-300 and S-400 SAMs would not be able to shoot down the SR-71 Blackbird
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
USAF U-2 Avionics Technician tells why S-300 and S-400 SAMs would not be able to shoot down the SR-71 Blackbird
B-1B Lancer strategic bomber crashes at Ellsworth AFB during training mission. The crew ejected safely.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-1B Lancer strategic bomber crashes at Ellsworth AFB during training mission. The crew ejected safely.
Airman explains why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Airman explains why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
RAF Jaguar pilot recalls when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Jaguar pilot recalls when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
Check out this footage featuring the sound of the XF-84H Thunderscreech, the loudest aircraft ever built that Made Ground Crews Throw Up
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Check out this footage featuring the sound of the XF-84H Thunderscreech, the loudest aircraft ever built that Made Ground Crews Throw Up
Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot recalls when he was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit. Yet he landed safely.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot recalls when he was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit. Yet he landed safely.
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
The story of the NASA F-106 Delta Dart that was struck by Lightning 714 Times
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the NASA F-106 Delta Dart that was struck by Lightning 714 Times
The story of the USAF RB-66 shot down by Soviet MiG-19s after it strayed into East German airspace
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF RB-66 shot down by Soviet MiG-19s after it strayed into East German airspace
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
USAF Eagle aviatrix recalls when she blacked out after sustaining 8.5/9G’s for more than a minute in a mock dogfight against another F-15
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF Eagle aviatrix recalls when she blacked out after sustaining 8.5/9G’s for more than a minute in a mock dogfight against another F-15
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