belly landing

USAF Phantom II pilot tells the story of when he belly landed his stricken F-4D without his backseater

USAF Phantom II pilot tells the story of when he belly landed his stricken F-4D without his backseater

The F-4 Phantom II First flown in May 1958, the Phantom II originally was developed for US Navy fleet defense… Read More

8 months ago

SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when He and his RSO were almost forced to ditch their Blackbird Mach 3 Spy Plane after an Engine Fire

‘The “dash one” stated that an SR-71 should never be landed gear up. That’s a brilliant directive,’ Gil Bertelson, SR-71… Read More

2 years ago

A-10C Warthog that belly landed last year is back flying again, with the same pilot at the controls

On Apr. 7, 2020 USAF A-10C Warthog tail-995 flown by Capt. Taylor Bye from 75th Fighter Squadron was forced to… Read More

2 years ago

The story behind this famous photo of an F-16C Viper Belly Landing

The aircraft involved was USAF F-16C block 25 #83-1161 from the 61st FS. This Viper made a belly landing at… Read More

2 years ago

Moody’s Air Force Base A-10 makes emergency belly landing

An A-10C Thunderbolt II belonging to the 75th Fighter Squadron made an emergency belly landing at Moody Air Force Base… Read More

4 years ago

F-22 Pilot that Belly Landed his Raptor last April at NAS Fallon Took Off with Incorrect Data

The investigation also found that the F-22 pilot prematurely retracted the landing gear and that day’s flight brief was inadequate… Read More

5 years ago