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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
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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
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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)
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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.
The story of the formation of 75 Tu-16 Badger bombers that avoided collision after flying through thick clouds at 990ft during the May Day Parade in Red Square
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the formation of 75 Tu-16 Badger bombers that avoided collision after flying through thick clouds at 990ft during the May Day Parade in Red Square
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Former C-87 pilot remembers the disastrous beginning of B-29 operations against Japan
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former C-87 pilot remembers the disastrous beginning of B-29 operations against Japan
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
AGM-183 ARRW hypersonic missile flight test fails again after rocket motor did not ignite
Military Aviation / Weapons
AGM-183 ARRW hypersonic missile flight test fails again after rocket motor did not ignite
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
How Italian Caproni and S.V.A. First World War aircraft performed the first real military airlift in the history of aviation
Aviation History / Military Aviation
How Italian Caproni and S.V.A. First World War aircraft performed the first real military airlift in the history of aviation
The incredible story of Marinos Mitralexis, the Greek pilot who brought down an enemy bomber by ramming its tail and arrested its crew
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The incredible story of Marinos Mitralexis, the Greek pilot who brought down an enemy bomber by ramming its tail and arrested its crew
Cool video shows USAF B-52 bombers integrating with Ukrainian Su-27 and MiG-29 fighters inside Ukraine’s airspace
Military Aviation
Cool video shows USAF B-52 bombers integrating with Ukrainian Su-27 and MiG-29 fighters inside Ukraine’s airspace
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