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That time an Air America UH-1D Huey shot down a North Vietnamese An-2 Colt Biplane
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
That time an Air America UH-1D Huey shot down a North Vietnamese An-2 Colt Biplane
Carmine Vito was the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow: five Soviet MiGs launched to intercept his flight got lost or collided
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Carmine Vito was the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow: five Soviet MiGs launched to intercept his flight got lost or collided
Tagboard Flyers: the story of the B-52 bombers that carried the D-21 Mach 3 ramjet-powered reconnaissance drones
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Tagboard Flyers: the story of the B-52 bombers that carried the D-21 Mach 3 ramjet-powered reconnaissance drones
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The Fulton-equipped B-17 that saved 007 in the movie Thunderball had also flown the longest B-17 mission ever (it lasted more than 19 hours and was flown over China by a Taiwanese pilot)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that the Fulton-equipped B-17 that saved 007 in the movie Thunderball had also flown the longest B-17 mission ever?
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
After an A-12 flight specks of insects hoisted from the atomic test explosions in Russia and China were found on the Oxcart windshield
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
After an A-12 flight specks of insects hoisted from the atomic test explosions in Russia and China were found on the Oxcart windshield
Carmine Vito was the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow: five Soviet MiGs launched to intercept his flight got lost or collided
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
U-2 pilot describes how Carmine Vito, the only U-2 pilot to fly over Moscow, almost bit his poison cyanide pill in half while flying over Soviet Union
The story of the Soviet Su-9 pilots who were ordered to ram Powers’ U-2 (One of them claimed to have downed the U-2 with the wake of his jet by crossing in front of it!)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the Soviet Su-9 pilots who were ordered to ram Powers’ U-2 (One of them claimed to have downed the U-2 with the wake of his jet by crossing in front of it!)
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Did you know that in the 1960s China used the Soviet copy of the B-29 to intercept CIA B-17 and P-2 Spy Flights from Taiwan?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that in the 1960s China used the Soviet copy of the B-29 to intercept CIA B-17 and P-2 Spy Flights from Taiwan?
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Here’s why the Lockheed A-12 Oxcart was the first stealth aircraft
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why the Lockheed A-12 Oxcart was the first stealth aircraft
The story of Adolf Tolkachev, the Phazotron Chief Designer Who Killed Soviet Aircraft Reputation and why the Su-27 proved to be a Poor Air Superiority Fighter in Real Combat
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Adolf Tolkachev, the Phazotron Chief Designer Who Killed Soviet Aircraft Reputation and why the Su-27 proved to be a Poor Air Superiority Fighter in Real Combat
Feb. 29, 1954: President Lyndon B. Johnson publicly Reveals the YF-12A, the Blackbird Mach 3+ Interceptor
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Feb. 29, 1964: President Lyndon B. Johnson publicly Reveals the YF-12A, the Blackbird Mach 3+ Interceptor
The story of the D-21 Drone and project Senior Bowl, the Most Secret Program ever developed by the famed Lockheed Skunk Works
Cold War Era / Drones / Military Aviation
The story of the D-21 Drone and project Senior Bowl, the Most Secret Program ever developed by the famed Lockheed Skunk Works
Blackbird Vs Oxcart: the story of project Nice Girl, the recon fly off between the SR-71 and the A-12 and why the Blackbird was chosen over the Oxcart
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird Vs Oxcart: the story of project Nice Girl, the recon fly off between the SR-71 and the A-12 and why the Blackbird was chosen over the Oxcart
SR-71 Blackbird pilot tells the story of when he did an emergency landing to a CIA compound in Thailand after a double engine flame out while on a spy mission during the Vietnam War
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Blackbird pilot tells the story of when he did an emergency landing to a CIA compound in Thailand after a double engine flame out while on a spy mission during the Vietnam War
The story of Buddy Brown, the U-2 pilot that took part to O Club parties wearing fake bad teeth to joke about the ozone level effect on U-2 drivers
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Buddy Brown, the U-2 pilot that took part in O Club parties wearing fake bad teeth to joke about the ozone level effect on U-2 drivers
The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
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