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Dale “Snort” Snodgrass, legendary US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot, killed in in the crash of a SIAI-Marchetti SM.1019
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Dale “Snort” Snodgrass, legendary US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot, killed in in the crash of a SIAI-Marchetti SM.1019
Former US Army CH-47 flight engineer explains how his Chinook got stuck in the mud. Twice.
Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US Army CH-47 flight engineer explains how his Chinook got stuck in the mud. Twice.
The story of the A-6 Intruder that careened out of control across USS Midway flight deck, crashed into parked aircraft and burst into flames nearly starting a catastrophic fire on Yankee Station
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the A-6 Intruder that careened out of control across USS Midway flight deck, crashed into parked aircraft and burst into flames nearly starting a catastrophic fire on Yankee Station
US Army Black Hawk helicopter makes emergency landing in downtown Bucharest, Romania’s capital
Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety
US Army Black Hawk helicopter makes emergency landing in downtown Bucharest, Romania’s capital
The story of the Marine mechanic who stole an A-4M Skyhawk for a joyride
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the Marine mechanic who stole an A-4M Skyhawk for a joyride
This photo shows how the A-10’s sponson on the lower wing allows the Warthog to land with the gear up and still roll (and brake!), minimizing damage to the aircraft
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This photo shows how the A-10’s sponson on the lower wing allows the Warthog to land with the gear up and still roll (and brake!), minimizing damage to the aircraft
From bolter to hook skip: former US Navy A-7 pilot explains why naval aviators advanced throttle to full power when they land on an aircraft carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
From bolter to hook skip: former US Navy A-7 pilot explains why naval aviators advanced throttle to full power when they land on an aircraft carrier
TU-2S
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Journalist who served in the Royal Navy and who flew aboard the U-2 explains why the Dagon Lady is the hardest aircraft to land
Former US Naval Aviator tells the story of the Corsair II pilot who had three ejections from the A-7E, survived and returned to flight status
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US Naval Aviator tells the story of the Corsair II pilot who had three ejections from the A-7E, survived and returned to flight status
Impressive video shows Antonov An-225 Mriya blowing away runway fence at RAF Brize Norton
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Impressive video shows Antonov An-225 Mriya blowing away runway fence at RAF Brize Norton
The story of United Airlines Flight 173, the plane crash that launched the crew resource management revolution in airline training
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
The story of United Airlines Flight 173, the plane crash that launched the crew resource management revolution in airline training
Former US Navy F-4 Pilot recalls flying lower than Maverick in his F/A-18 in Top Gun 2 (and explains why military pilots need to train in low flying)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US Navy F-4 Pilot recalls flying lower than Maverick in his F/A-18 in Top Gun 2 (and explains why military pilots need to train in low flying)
One killed, one seriously injured after crash of T-28B Trojan belonging to The Flying Bulls
Airshows / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
One killed, one seriously injured after crash of T-28B Trojan belonging to The Flying Bulls
Bailing out at Mach 3: the incredible story of Bill Weaver, the first pilot to eject from an SR-71 Blackbird
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Bailing out at Mach 3: the incredible story of Bill Weaver, the first pilot to eject from an SR-71 Blackbird
F-14A Tomcat Pilot tells the story of the real life Goose and explains how Nick Bradshaw could have survived the flat spin featured in Top Gun Movie
F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14A Tomcat Pilot tells the story of the real life Goose and explains how Nick Bradshaw could have survived the flat spin featured in Top Gun Movie
Boeing 737 UFO
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Former Boeing 737 pilot tells the story of an odd UFO sighting he had in the skies above Los Angeles
The day Tom Cruise saved his co-star Elisabeth Shue from being killed by spinning helicopter blades
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
The day Tom Cruise saved his co-star Elisabeth Shue from being killed by spinning helicopter blades
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