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‘CH-47 crews can land the Chinook on water, shut down, climb up on top for a photo, then get back in, start up and take off.’ CH-47 pilot lists 14 Amazing Facts about Chinook Helicopter
Helicopters / Military Aviation
‘CH-47 crews can land the Chinook on water, shut down, climb up on top for a photo, then get back in, start up and take off.’ CH-47 pilot lists 14 Amazing Facts about Chinook Helicopter
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / Weapons
US Navy F-14 pilot recalls when he and his RIO fired six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles against six different targets simultaneously during the six-on-six missile shot test
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Did you know that even though the A-3 Skywarrior didn’t have a bombsight was the most accurate dive bomber during the Vietnam War?
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that even though the A-3 Skywarrior didn’t have a bombsight was the most accurate dive bomber during the Vietnam War?
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Unique SR-71 Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Blackbird’s
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Unique SR-71 Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Blackbird’s
Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments
Military Aviation
Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments
In 1945 USS Laffey destroyer was attacked by 22 kamikaze, was hit by 6 aircraft and 4 bombs. She survived, was repaired and reactivated.
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
In 1945 USS Laffey destroyer was attacked by 22 kamikaze, was hit by 6 aircraft and 4 bombs. She survived, was repaired and reactivated.
Anatoliy Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Anatoly Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away
The X-62 VISTA has flown its first AI dogfight against manned F-16 fighter jets
Military Aviation
The X-62 VISTA has flown its first AI dogfight against manned F-16 fighter jets
The dogfight where US Navy A-1 Skyraider attack aircraft scored 1 confirmed and 2 probable MiG Kills
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The dogfight where US Navy A-1 Skyraider attack aircraft scored 1 confirmed and 2 probable MiG Kills
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
America Strikes Back: the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
America Strikes Back: the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face. Here’s why.
The USAF won’t buy more than 100 B-21 Raiders because it may come up with something better by the time all those aircraft are built
Military Aviation
The USAF won’t buy more than 100 B-21 Raiders
And here’s Argentina first F-16
Military Aviation
And here’s Argentina first F-16
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Do you feel the need for speed? Watch this video of SR-71 Blackbird J58 Engine tested in full Afterburner
Here’s why aircraft camouflage can be very effective
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s why aircraft camouflage can be very effective
The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five Serb J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five (not four) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
B-52 pilots recall performing the Whifferdill turn during aerial refuelings at 70 Deg bank angle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-52 pilots recall performing the Whifferdill turn during aerial refuelings at 70 Deg bank angle
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