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Preserved [Non-flyable] Avro Vulcan XM655 suffered Runway Excursion during fast taxi run
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Preserved [Non-flyable] Avro Vulcan XM655 suffered Runway Excursion during fast taxi run
The story of when England’s future Queen Elizabeth defied the authorities and christened a B-17 Flying Fortress in her own name. The aircraft survived more bombing missions than any thought possible.
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of when England’s future Queen Elizabeth defied the authorities and christened a B-17 Flying Fortress in her own name. The aircraft survived more bombing missions than any thought possible.
B-17G “Wee Willie” down: the story behind the dramatic photo of the Flying Fortress with one wing blown off, plummeting to its doom
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-17G “Wee Willie” down: the story behind the dramatic photo of the Flying Fortress with one wing blown off, plummeting to its doom
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Did you know the pre-flight checklist was first introduced by Boeing following the 1935 crash of the prototype B-17 (then known as the Model 299)?
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Did you know the pre-flight checklist was first introduced by Boeing following the 1935 crash of the prototype B-17 (then known as the Model 299)?
In 1945 twelve USAAF B-25 aircraft bombed a rocky outcrop in the Alps to cause a landslide to block a road. But the mountain resisted the onslaught of bombs and two Mitchells were shot down.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
In 1945 twelve USAAF B-25 aircraft bombed a rocky outcrop in the Alps to cause a landslide to block a road. But the mountain resisted the onslaught of bombs and two Mitchells were shot down.
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Of Backfires and Kitchens: the importance of Integrated Air Defense Systems during Cold War, whose echoes resonate and literally explode in Ukraine today
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Of Backfires and Kitchens: the importance of Integrated Air Defense Systems during Cold War, whose echoes resonate and literally explode in Ukraine today
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber
Aviation History / Military Aviation
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber
Brigadier General Fred Castle, the B-17G Copilot that stayed aboard his crippled Flying Fortress to let his crew bail-out. He was killed in the crash of his bomber after gasoline tanks exploded.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Brigadier General Fred Castle, the B-17G Copilot that stayed aboard his crippled Flying Fortress to let his crew bail-out. He was killed in the crash of his bomber after gasoline tanks exploded.
The All American ‘donkey:’ the story of the Jet-Propelled ‘Pusher’Aircraft (that never was) aimed to boost the B-47 Stratojet on Takeoff
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The All American ‘donkey:’ the story of the Jet-Propelled ‘Pusher’Aircraft (that never was) aimed to boost the B-47 Stratojet on Takeoff
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
Dumb Bombs for Dumb Things: VKS reactivates 70-Year-Old FAB-3000M-46 bombs not suitable for Fast Jets to arm its Tupolev Tu-22M3 Supersonic Bombers to strike Ukraine
Military Aviation / Weapons
Dumb Bombs for Dumb Things: VKS reactivates 70-Year-Old FAB-3000M-46 bombs not suitable for Fast Jets to arm its Tupolev Tu-22M3 Supersonic Bombers to strike Ukraine
The story of B-17F Snake Hips: the Fortress that safely RTB after having suffered a flak detonation inside its bomb bay and being nearly destroyed by bombs dropped by its own formation
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of B-17F Snake Hips: the Fortress that safely RTB after having suffered a flak detonation inside its bomb bay and being nearly destroyed by bombs dropped by its own formation
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RB-36 Crew member recalls when his Peacemaker Pilot did a Chandelle Maneuver on Takeoff during an Airshow and, on a separate occasion, did an Emergency Landing with a Loose Flap
Airshows / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RB-36 Crew Member recalls when his Peacemaker Pilot did a Chandelle Maneuver on Takeoff during an Airshow and, on a separate occasion, did an Emergency Landing with a Loose Flap
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Here’s why the Horten Ho 229 WW II German low-drag Bomber may have been the First Stealth Aircraft (although it Never Entered Service)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Here’s why the Horten Ho 229 WW II German low-drag Bomber may have been the First Stealth Aircraft (although it Never Entered Service)
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
The Dogfight where a USAAF B-17 Flying Fortress bomber shot down a Japanese Kawanishi H6K 'Mavis' flying boat
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Dogfight where a USAAF B-17 Flying Fortress bomber shot down a Japanese Kawanishi H6K ‘Mavis’ flying boat
Boeing aims to start testing external hypersonic missile pylon for B-1 Lancer bomber in September 2022
Military Aviation
Boeing aims to start testing external hypersonic missile pylon for B-1 Lancer bomber in September 2022
The B-58 Mach 2 bomber was Sexy, but Hard to Fly. Here’s why the Hustler was one of the most controversial designs in history of aviation.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The B-58 Mach 2 bomber was Sexy, but Hard to Fly. Here’s why the Hustler was one of the most controversial designs in history of aviation.
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