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TOPGUN was not as credible of an adversary without the F-16N: why the retirement of the F-16Ns was a blow to the Navy Fighter Weapons School
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
TOPGUN was not as credible of an adversary without the F-16N: why the retirement of the F-16Ns was a blow to the Navy Fighter Weapons School
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The F-35C Lighting II that crashed Yesterday fell off USS Carl Vinson flight deck into South China Sea
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The F-35C Lighting II that crashed Yesterday fell off USS Carl Vinson flight deck into South China Sea
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird that outran Gaddafi's SAMs during a BDA flight of Libya in support of Operation Eldorado Canyon
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
The Fastest known Speed ever Recorded by a Lockheed Blackbird
F-35C Lightning II pilot forced to eject after landing mishap on USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea. Seven Sailors injured.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
F-35C Lightning II pilot forced to eject after landing mishap on USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea. Seven Sailors injured.
Twenty-Six F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters are operating aboard US Navy ships in the Indo-Pacific amid heightened tensions between the US and China
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
Twenty-Six F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters are operating aboard US Navy ships in the Indo-Pacific amid heightened tensions between the US and China
SR-71 pilots explain why flying the Blackbird with just one engine in full afterburner was SR-71 aircrews’ most dangerous operation
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilots explain why flying the Blackbird with just one engine in full afterburner was SR-71 aircrews’ most dangerous operation
A quick look at why the GAU-8/A Avenger Gun is Mounted Left of the A-10 Warthog Centerline
Military Aviation / Weapons
Did you know the A-10 Warthog’s GAU-8/A Avenger Gun had to be destabilized a little to get more Bullet Dispersion because it was Too Precise?
WWII Canadian Pilot Jimmy Abbotts had his parachute hooked on the radio mast while bailing out from his stricken Spitfire. Yet he survived because the Spitfire landed by itself.
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
WWII Canadian Pilot Jimmy Abbotts had his parachute hooked on the radio mast while bailing out from his stricken Spitfire. Yet he survived because the Spitfire landed by itself.
US Naval Aviators explain why "a mixed division of F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets was devastating in aerial engagements"
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviators explain why “a mixed division of F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets was devastating in aerial engagements”
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
USS Tripoli recovers and launches the F-35B Lightning II Fifth Generation Fighter for the first time
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
USS Tripoli recovers and launches the F-35B Lightning II Fifth Generation Fighter for the first time
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
Defiant Executes US Army Air Assault Mission Profile, Demonstrates Unsurpassed Speed, Maneuverability and Agility in High-Speed, Low-Level Operations and Confined Area Landings
Helicopters / Military Aviation
Defiant Executes US Army Air Assault Mission Profile, Demonstrates Unsurpassed Speed, Maneuverability and Agility in High-Speed, Low-Level Operations and Confined Area Landings
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)
The US Navy Designed a New 105mm Gun for AC-130 and delivered it to the US Air Force to replace the Gunship’s M102 Howitzer and M137A1 recoil mechanism
Military Aviation / Weapons
The US Navy Designed a New 105mm Gun for AC-130 and delivered it to the US Air Force to replace the Gunship’s M102 Howitzer and M137A1 recoil mechanism
Did you know? On the first day of Desert Storm at least 12 Iraqi Fighters (including 4 MiG-29s) ran away instead of fighting US Navy F-14 Tomcats
F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Did you know? On the first day of Desert Storm at least 12 Iraqi Fighters (including 4 MiG-29s) ran away instead of fighting US Navy F-14 Tomcats
The F-22 Raptor could get both an IRST Sensor and a Helmet-Mounted Display and Targeting System
Military Aviation / Weapons
The F-22 Raptor could get both an IRST Sensor and a Helmet-Mounted Display and Targeting System
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