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F-8 Pilot recalls a Colorful Crusader Driver Who Hit the Ramp and Ejected on His Initial Night Qual
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-8 Pilot recalls a Colorful Crusader Driver Who Hit the Ramp and Ejected on His Initial Night Qual
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Royal New Zealand Air Force A-4 pilot who fired warning shots across the bow of a Taiwanese squid boat retires after more than 60 years of service
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
He retired after more than 60 years of service: the incredible career of the Royal New Zealand Air Force A-4 pilot who fired warning shots at a Taiwanese squid boat
The Argentine Air Force wanted to buy F/A-18s or F-16s to replace its A-4 fleet instead had to purchase former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Argentine Air Force wanted to buy F/A-18s or F-16s to replace its A-4 fleet instead had to purchase former USMC Skyhawks and upgrading them to the A-4AR standard
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Argentine A-4 Pilots recall the (controversial) strike they undertook on Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Invincible during the Falklands War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
Argentine A-4 Pilots recall the (controversial) strike they undertook on Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Invincible during the Falklands War
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Naval Aviator tells why during cat launch pilots of aircraft with conventional controls can hold onto the control stick whereas pilots of FBW aircraft must keep their right hand up off controls
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Naval Aviator tells why during cat launch pilots of aircraft with conventional controls can hold onto the control stick whereas pilots of FBW aircraft must keep their right hand up off controls
The forgotten, incredible story of the only time the two-seat TA-4F Skyhawk went combat from a carrier flightdeck
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The forgotten, incredible story of the only time the two-seat TA-4F Skyhawk went to combat from a carrier flightdeck
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That time a Marine mechanic stole an A-4M Skyhawk attack aircraft for a joyride
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Marine mechanic stole an A-4M Skyhawk attack aircraft for a joyride
US Navy A-4 pilot recalls when he had to eject after a catastrophic turbine failure turned his Skyhawk into a Fireball while he was flying at 500 knots during a low-level mission
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy A-4 pilot recalls when he had to eject after a catastrophic turbine failure turned his Skyhawk into a Fireball while he was flying at 500 knots during a low-level mission
The story of the IAF Skyhawk pilot who shot down two Syrian MiG-17s flying an A-4 fitted with French-designed and Israeli-manufactured 30 mm DEFA Cannon
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of the IAF Skyhawk pilot who shot down two Syrian MiG-17s flying an A-4 fitted with French-designed and Israeli-manufactured 30 mm DEFA Cannon
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During a dogfight over Vietnam an F-8 pilot fired an AIM-9 to a MiG-17 but instead the Sidewinder tracked a Crusader. The missile ended up destroying another AIM-9.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
During a dogfight over Vietnam an F-8 pilot fired an AIM-9 to a MiG-17 but instead the Sidewinder tracked a Crusader. The missile ended up destroying another AIM-9.
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Former Blue Angels CO explains why the Team chose the A-4 Skyhawk over the F-14 Tomcat and the A-7 Corsair II to Replace the F-4 Phantom II
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Former Blue Angels CO explains why the Team chose the A-4 Skyhawk over the F-14 Tomcat and the A-7 Corsair II to Replace the F-4 Phantom II
Former US Navy F/A-18 pilot explains why although during his era the Hornet was the best airplane on the carrier his fun meter was most pegged flying the A-4 Skyhawk
Aviation History / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Former US Navy F/A-18 pilot explains why although during his era the Hornet was the best airplane on the carrier his fun meter was most pegged flying the A-4 Skyhawk
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
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
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
US Naval Aviator explains why even though the A-4 was agile enough to serve as adversary aircraft with the US Navy, the Skyhawk was not a great fighter
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains why even though the A-4 was agile enough to serve as adversary aircraft with the US Navy, the Skyhawk was not a great fighter
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he paralyzed during a near supersonic steep dive because he pinched a nerve in his neck while twisting his head back under very high Gs during an ACM engagement against A-4s
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he was paralyzed during a near supersonic steep dive because he pinched a nerve in his neck while twisting his head back under very high Gs during an ACM engagement against A-4s
“We’re not purchasing Pakistani JF-17s but we’re evaluating five alternatives,” Argentine Defence Ministry says
Military Aviation
The JF-17 is the strongest candidate to become Argentine Air Force future fighter jet
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