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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
USAF pilot recalls when a B-52 Bombardier-Radar Navigator survived although he couldn’t eject from his exploding BUFF after it was hit by a SAM during Operation Linebacker II
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF pilot recalls when a B-52 Bombardier-Radar Navigator survived although he couldn’t eject from his exploding BUFF after it was hit by a SAM during Operation Linebacker II
The (almost) medieval armor included in Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The (almost) medieval armor included in Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle
The story behind the horrific photo of B-17G “Wee Willie,” the Flying Fortress with one wing blown off, plummeting to its doom
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story behind the horrific photo of B-17G “Wee Willie,” the Flying Fortress with one wing blown off, plummeting to its doom
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
Boeing 737 UFO
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
“That aircraft defied physics.” Boeing 737 pilot recalls the odd UFO sighting he had in the skies above Los Angeles
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
F-102 pilot explains why Deuce drivers always worn the oxygen mask only for takeoffs and landings
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety
F-102 pilot explains why Deuce drivers always worn the oxygen mask only for takeoffs and landings
Videos feature First Flight (and First Crash) of the Iconic F-14 Tomcat
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety
Videos feature First Flight (and First Crash) of the Iconic F-14 Tomcat
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls refueling every 30–40 minutes from USAF KC-135s during a Corsair II 5-ship TRANSPAC flight
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls refueling every 30–40 minutes from USAF KC-135s during a Corsair II 5-ship TRANSPAC flight
US Navy F-4 pilot who provided MiG CAP support for B-52s during Operation Linebacker II explains why BUFF Crews were scared of flying over Hanoi
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot who provided MiG CAP support for B-52s during Operation Linebacker II explains why BUFF Crews were scared of flying over Hanoi
C-5M offloads 23,500 pounds of fuel to KC-10 in reverse air refueling proof of concept to enhance tanker aircraft capability
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
C-5M offloads 23,500 pounds of fuel to KC-10 in reverse air refueling proof of concept to enhance tanker aircraft capability
A Christmas miracle: the German Bf 109 Ace who saved the crew of a badly damaged American B-17 by escorting the crippled bomber over the North Sea
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A Christmas miracle: the German Bf 109 Ace who saved the crew of a badly damaged American B-17 by escorting the crippled bomber over the North Sea
The X-15 Ejection Seat: Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The X-15 Ejection Seat: Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed
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