Tag: A-7 Corsair II

SLUF Vs Hun: former USAF pilot explains why the A-7 outclassed...

"The mission was to drop bombs and destroy the target, and the A-7's ability to drop great bombs is unprecedented. It wasn't just more...

This A-7 Corsair made an emergency barricade landing with live ordnance aboard USS...

When the A-7 was launched from the catapult an incorrect weight estimation caused the aircraft to outrun the shuttle. The shuttle caught up with...

Remembering the EA-7L, the SLUF variant that played the role of...

The EA-7L was used to simulate Soviet aircraft, often carrying a variety of jamming and ECM podsBuilt by LTV Aerospace Corporation (the same company...

The story of Tammie Jo Shults, the heroic former female U.S....

“Southwest 1380, we’re single engine. We have part of the aircraft missing so we’re going to need to slow down a bit,” Tammie Jo...

GORGEOUS VINTAGE FOOTAGE FEATURES JAGUAR M TRIALS ABOARD CLEMENCEAU AIRCRAFT CARRIER

French Navy opted to buy the Super Etendard which was no better or worse than the Jaguar M, but yet again it was the...

THE A-7D SLUF AND THE STORY OF AN INCREDIBLE NINE-HOUR-LONG “SANDY”...

Major Clarke's A-7D made 'a very low pass' on the guns to protect the Jolly and took a hit 'by something that felt like...

SLUF Vs FRESCO: HOW AN UNARMED A-7 WAS ABLE TO FEND...

Junker's SLUF was devoid of the usually standard AIM-9D Sidewinder And to make matter worse, his A-7 had no working cannon because of a...

THE STORY OF “CAPTAIN MESSERSCHMITT,” THE PILOT WHO LOVED TO SHOOT...

"One white hat laid into me, calling me 'Captain Messerschmitt.' I thought it had to do with my German name. 'Not exactly,' he corrected,...

HERE’S WHY, DESPITE HER MANY LIMITATIONS, PILOTS LOVED FLYING THE F-104...

“Along with the SR-71, the F-104 is Kelly Johnson’s greatest creation,” Ed Carney, U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair II pilot who flew the Starfighter with the...

IMPRESSIVE PHOTO SHOWS U.S. NAVY A-7 CORSAIR II ATTACK AIRCRAFT PERFORMING...

Structural and aerodynamic testings were often followed by trips to carriers to confirm land based resultsTaken in mid-70's the interesting photo in this post...

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