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The story of the RA-5C Vigilante reconnaissance/attack navigator who became the only American aviator to escape after being captured in North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the RA-5C Vigilante reconnaissance/attack navigator who became the only American aviator to escape after being captured in North Vietnam
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That time an RA-5C pilot jokingly said the Vigilante was aimed to replace the SR-71 Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
That time an RA-5C pilot jokingly said the Vigilante was aimed to replace the SR-71 Blackbird
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Former RA-5C Pilot explains why Vigilante’s drivers were a sort of Superman
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former RA-5C Pilot explains why Vigilante’s drivers were a sort of Superman
Naval Aviator explains why the Iconic Vigilante is his favorite US Navy Aircraft
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Naval Aviator explains why the Iconic Vigilante is his favorite US Navy Aircraft
Serpentine Six Pack: A quick look at the General Electric YJ93, the engine that made the XB-70 the loudest aircraft of its time
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Serpentine Six Pack: A quick look at the General Electric YJ93, the engine that made the XB-70 the loudest aircraft of its time
That Time an RA-5C Vigilante and its F-4 Escort Pulled Up into a Thunderstorm to Evade North Vietnamese AAA, were Flipped Upside Down by the Turbulence and Popped Out of the Squall Inverted
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That Time an RA-5C Vigilante and its F-4 Escort Pulled Up into a Thunderstorm to Evade North Vietnamese AAA, were Flipped Upside Down by the Turbulence and Popped Out of the Squall Inverted
The RA-5C Vigilante’s Flights Over Cuba during the Missile Crisis that Never Were and “Jiffy Soda” Missions
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The RA-5C Vigilante’s Flights Over Cuba during the Missile Crisis that Never Were and “Jiffy Soda” Missions
Impressive photo shows RA-5C Vigilante doing successful barricade arrestment aboard USS Constellation
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Impressive photo shows RA-5C Vigilante doing successful barricade arrestment aboard USS Constellation
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That time an RA-5C Vigilante took a picture of a SA-2 surface to air missile passing just 104 feet from its belly
Aviation History / Military Aviation
THAT TIME A U.S. NAVY RA-5C VIGILANTE TOOK A PICTURE OF AN SA-2 SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE PASSING JUST 104 FEET AWAY FROM ITS BELLY
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