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Romanian Air Force MiG-21 Lancer that crashed on Mar. 2, 2022 Reportedly Mistakenly shot down by Ukrainian S-300PS SAM
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Romania had to ground its MiG-21 LanceR fleet earlier this year because the jets were supplied with low-quality jet fuel
USAF pilot recalls the night’s mission where the terrain-following radar of several F-111 attack aircraft failed to work
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF pilot recalls the night’s mission where the terrain-following radar of several F-111 attack aircraft failed to work
F-35A Student Pilot Saves his Jet During In-Flight Computer Failure
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Stealth Fighters grounded 172 times over 18 months, unable to carry out certain missions 62 times, Lawmaker says
The story of the US Navy A-4 pilot that landed with 4 gallons of fuel left without declaring an emergency after falling asleep during a cross-country flight and being awakened by ATC
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former US Naval Aviator explains why the A-4 Skyhawk was the most fun aircraft he ever flew
C-17 Globemaster III crew planned and executed demo within 24 hours
Airshows / Military Aviation
C-17 Globemaster III crew planned and executed demo within 24 hours
The Story of Bruce Carr, the P-51D Pilot who left on a mission flying a Mustang and RTB flying a Luftwaffe FW 190
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Greatest Escape (that never happened) — the popular story of how Lt. Carr stole an Fw 190 to fly back to his unit seems too good to be true, and that’s because it isn’t.
The Great Shoot-off: US Naval Aviator tells the story of the huge DACT session where many F-14s faced many F-15s (Spoiler: The Tomcats scored a lot of simulated kills against the Eagles)
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The Great Shoot-off: US Naval Aviator tells the story of the huge DACT session where many F-14s faced many F-15s (Spoiler: The Tomcats scored a lot of simulated kills against the Eagles)
During recent sinking exercise USS Boone frigate was hit by 2 SM-6 missiles, 3 Harpoon missiles, 4 Paveway IV PGMs, 2 Martlet missiles and 2 JDAMs. She had to be scuttled with sub-launched munition and Explosive Ordnance Disposal live charges.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
During recent sinking exercise USS Boone frigate was hit by 2 SM-6 missiles, 3 Harpoon missiles, 4 Paveway IV PGMs, 2 Martlet missiles and 2 JDAMs. She had to be scuttled with sub-launched munition and Explosive Ordnance Disposal live charges.
‘The XB-70 flies less Mach 3 time than the YF-12, but the Valkyrie loses pieces that are bigger than the Blackbird.’ The Mach 3 rivalry between the YF-12 and the XB-70.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
‘The XB-70 flies less Mach 3 time than the YF-12, but when it flies at Mach 3 the Valkyrie loses pieces that are bigger than the Blackbird.’ The Mach 3 rivalry between the YF-12 and the XB-70.
End of an Era: last 493rd Fighter Squadron commander of the Eagle era recalls the last years of the Mighty F-15C at RAF Lakenheath
Aviation History / Military Aviation
End of an Era: last 493rd Fighter Squadron commander of the Eagle era recalls the last years of the Mighty F-15C at RAF Lakenheath
The B-36 Peacemaker was so Huge that it transported the XB-58 Hustler prototype
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The B-36 Peacemaker was so Huge that it transported the XB-58 Hustler prototype
USAF wants to install a small nuclear reactor at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska
Military Aviation
USAF wants to install a small nuclear reactor at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska
USAF F-15 fighter jet shot down an Iranian Mojer-6 UAV over Iraq
Drones / Military Aviation
USAF F-15 fighter jet shot down an Iranian Mojer-6 UAV over Iraq
Tagboard Flyers: the story of the B-52 bombers that carried the D-21 Mach 3 ramjet-powered reconnaissance drones
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Tagboard Flyers: the story of the B-52 bombers that carried the D-21 Mach 3 ramjet-powered reconnaissance drones
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Two RAAF F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters killed Six RSAF F-15SG fighters in a single mock engagement during Exercise Pitch Black 2022
Military Aviation
Two RAAF F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters killed Six RSAF F-15SG fighters in a single mock engagement during Exercise Pitch Black 2022
B-52 pilot describes how BUFF aircrews trained to fly a Stratofortress low level sortie against Soviets
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-52 pilot describes how BUFF aircrews trained to fly a Stratofortress low level sortie against Soviets
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