Cobra Maneuver

Did you know Su-27 pilot Viktor Pugachev Wasn’t the First to Perform the Cobra? The Story of the Syrian MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre

Did you know Su-27 pilot Viktor Pugachev Wasn’t the First to Perform the Cobra? The Story of the Syrian MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre

The cobra manoeuvre In aerobatics, the cobra manoeuvre (or just the cobra), also called dynamic deceleration, is a dramatic and… Read More

5 months ago

Did you know the former president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak was a good military pilot? Pt. 1: Spitfire Pilot

Very little is known about Hosni Mubarak’s military career in the public: at most, Egyptians might recall him as a… Read More

4 years ago

Impressive video shows Swedish Air Force J-35 Draken performing the “Cobra” Maneuver

The J-35 had an inherent instability that could lead to superstall, a phenomenon attributed to the Draken’s special wing planform.… Read More

5 years ago