Combat Air Patrol

The story of the Top-Secret Dogfight where legendary US Korean War F9F Naval Aviator E. Royce Williams, Jr., shot down 4 Soviet MiG-15s

The story of the Top-Secret Dogfight where legendary US Korean War F9F Naval Aviator E. Royce Williams, Jr., shot down 4 Soviet MiG-15s

Williams’ achievement was suppressed because of the political sensitivities about the long term effects of a direct conflict with Soviet… Read More

2 years ago

F-82 Twin Mustang navigator explains how he and his pilot scored the first air-to-air victory of the Korean War

“Our first burst hit the rear of the fuselage and knocked some pieces off. The Yak pilot racked it over… Read More

3 years ago

How a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19 scoring the world’s only supersonic gun kill

The MiG crashed into a green meadow, exploding in a huge orange ball of fire. Brenda 01's quarter-roll and zoom… Read More

6 years ago

“F-35 could detect, track and possibly shoot down ballistic missiles by 2025,” Head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says

Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves hinted that the F-35 could take down a ballistic missile by having a new “fast missile… Read More

6 years ago

Turkish fighters harass Greek Prime Minister Chinook helicopter

The Turkish fighters, flying at an altitude of 10,000 feet, asked the Chinook pilot, which at that moment was at… Read More

6 years ago

Hellenic Air Force pilot killed in Mirage 2000-5 crash occurred after mock dogfight with Turkish fighters

Hellenic Air Force fighters CAPs have intensified in recent weeks amid a spike in tensions between Greece and Turkey and… Read More

6 years ago

F-14 Cockpit Selfie – The Untold Story

"The F-14 Tomcat, with its huge canopy, spacious cockpit, and two-person crew, was perfect for selfies. Here’s the story behind… Read More

6 years ago

[UPDATED] THE STORY OF A TENSE CAP FLOWN BY TWO ROYAL NAVY SEA HARRIER FIGHTERS DURING THE FALKLANDS WAR

The Sea Harrier was dubbed by Argentine pilots “La Muerta Negra” (The Black Death) because of its Extra Dark Sea… Read More

7 years ago