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USMC A-4 pilot recalls when a USAF F-15 pilot refused to fly a “not all aspect Sidewinder” mock air engagement against his Skyhawk
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
USMC A-4 pilot recalls when a USAF F-15 pilot refused to fly a “not all aspect Sidewinder” mock air engagement against his Skyhawk
RAF Jaguar pilot recalls when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Jaguar pilot recalls when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
F-14 pilot recalls when he nearly fired an AIM-7 Sparrow against a Boeing 727 on intercept vector to the RC-135 his Tomcat was escorting
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-14 pilot recalls when he nearly fired an AIM-7 Sparrow against a Boeing 727 on intercept vector to the RC-135 his Tomcat was escorting
[Video] When a US Navy F-14 Tomcat Shot Down a USAF RF-4C Phantom II
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
[Video] That time a US Navy F-14 Tomcat shot down a USAF RF-4C Phantom II during a war game
Interesting video shows F-22A Raptor firing an AIM-9 Sidewinder while inverted
Military Aviation / Weapons
Here’s why this F-22A Raptor fired an AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile while inverted
B-52 pilot recalls when he and his crew had to eject after their BUFF was shot down by a USAF F-100 Super Sabre
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 pilot recalls when he and his crew had to eject after their BUFF was shot down by a USAF F-100 Super Sabre
The story of the AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate, Got Embedded in a MiG-17 and was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
The story of the AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate, Got Embedded in a MiG-17 and was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
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From the Wildcat to the Tomcat: remembering the last aviator to fly All the Grumman Cats
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
From the Wildcat to the Tomcat: remembering the last aviator to fly All the Grumman Cats
Sponsored by: Tomcat TALES
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
Did you know the AIM-9X Air-To-Air Missile is able to strike Moving Ground Targets?
Military Aviation
USAF F-16 shot down an unidentified flying object over Lake Huron, Michigan, by means of an AIM-9 Sidewinder
The story of the Canadian CF-18 Hornet that fired an AIM-7 Sparrow Air-to-Air Missile at an Iraqi patrol boat during Operation Desert Storm
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Canadian CF-18 Hornet that fired an AIM-7 Sparrow Air-to-Air Missile at an Iraqi patrol boat during Operation Desert Storm
Former USMC F-4 pilot tells the story of when he and his wingman Nearly Shot Down two Cuban MiG-17s flying over the Keys
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Former USMC F-4 pilot tells the story of when he and his wingman Nearly Shot Down two Cuban MiG-17s flying over the Keys
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
US Approves sale of 100 AIM-9X, 60 AGM-84 missiles to Taiwan. Upgrade of the AN/FPS-115 PAVE PAWS radar cleared too.
Military Aviation
US Approves sale of 100 AIM-9X, 60 AGM-84 missiles to Taiwan. Upgrade of the AN/FPS-115 PAVE PAWS radar cleared too.
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
No Internal Gun and Smoking Engines: former Topgun pilots explain why US Navy F-4s initially struggled to compete with North Vietnamese MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
No Internal Gun and Smoking Engines: former Topgun pilots explain why US Navy F-4s initially struggled to compete with North Vietnamese MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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