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The Story of Alexander Rutskoy the Soviet Su-25 Pilot that was Shot Down twice in Afghanistan (one By Pakistani F-16s)

The Story of Alexander Rutskoy the Soviet Su-25 Pilot that was Shot Down twice in Afghanistan (one By Pakistani F-16s)

Although the Su-25 pair attempted defensive manoeuvring, spiralling towards the ground after detecting that they had been 'painted' by the… Read More

4 years ago

Hot Skies Over Afghanistan: That Time a Pakistani F-16 damaged a Soviet MiG-23 Attacking Targets over the Border between Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Pakistani F-16 pilot released two AIM-9L, rolled 135 degrees and left the fight 'head over heels' from within 1500… Read More

4 years ago

The Libyan Scud Attack on Lampedusa and the Italian Retaliation against Gaddafi that never was

As one of the final parts of preparation for the Italian retaliation against Libya, a single Italian Air Force RF-104G… Read More

5 years ago

Tomcats 2-Fitters 0: how two U.S. Navy F-14s shot down two Qaddafi’s Su-22s over the Gulf of Sidra on Aug. 19, 1981

Kleemann waited about 5 seconds for the Libyan to clear the sun, then pulled the trigger The following article titled… Read More

6 years ago