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Watching flight operations from Vulture’s Row and watching dolphins racing with the Ship: US Navy sailor on the best perks of being deployed on an Aircraft Carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
Watching flight operations from Vulture’s Row and watching dolphins racing with the Ship: US Navy sailor on the best perks of being deployed on an Aircraft Carrier
SR-71 Blackbird Pilot recalls When He Buzzed the Tower of Sacramento Airport with the Afterburners Lit
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Blackbird Pilot recalls When He Buzzed the Tower of Sacramento Airport with the Afterburners Lit
Blackbird Pilot explains why the SR-71 had to refuel right after takeoff (and it’s not because it leaked fuel)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know the SR-71 had to Light one Afterburner during Aerial Refueling? Blackbird Pilot explains why
The story behind this photo of an SR-71 afterburner blowing apart during an air show (according to Kelly Johnson this Blackbird was structurally unsound)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story behind this photo of an SR-71 afterburner blowing apart during an air show (according to Kelly Johnson this Blackbird was structurally unsound)
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird crew that ‘gave the birdie’ to a French Air Force Mirage III pilot, lit the afterburners and outran him
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his RSO Flipped Off a French Air Force Mirage III Pilot (Then They lit their Blackbird’s Afterburners and Outran him)
USAF F-86D Sabre Dog pilot tells the story of when He Lit the Afterburner in the Hangar to Take Off during a Scramble. And explains why He Never did it Again.
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
USAF F-86D Sabre Dog Pilot tells the story of when He Lit the Afterburner in the Hangar to Take Off during a Scramble. And explains why He Never did it Again.
SR-71 pilots explain why flying the Blackbird with just one engine in full afterburner was SR-71 aircrews’ most dangerous operation
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilots explain why flying the Blackbird with just one engine in full afterburner was SR-71 aircrews’ most dangerous operation
In 1971 an SR-71 crew flew 15,000 miles, in 10 hours 30 minutes non-stop, in full continuous AB to see how many times the Blackbird could refuel before the liquid nitrogen gave out
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
In 1971 an SR-71 crew flew 15,000 miles, in 10 hours 30 minutes non-stop to see how many times the Blackbird could refuel before the liquid nitrogen gave out
Here's why the F-105 was dubbed the "Thud"
Aviation History / Military Aviation
HERE’S WHY THE F-105 WAS DUBBED THE “THUD”
Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel remembers his time as a T-38 student pilot
Military Aviation
Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel remembers his time as a T-38 student pilot
Here's why the F-105 was dubbed the "Thud"
Aviation History / Military Aviation
HERE’S WHY THE F-105 WAS DUBBED THE “THUD”
RAF Voyager
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF VOYAGER AND USAF F-15s NEARLY COLLIDED IN THE SKIES OVER NORTH SEA, REPORT REVEALS
F110 full AB
Military Aviation
SHAW AFB AIRMEN TEST F-16 F110 ENGINE AT MAX AFTERBURNER POWER
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