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Here’s why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s why USAF F-4 Crew Members who Ejected two times from a Phantom II were Grounded and Never Flew an F-4 Again
Former USAF F-4 pilot explains why he was punished for doing a Smooth Emergency Landing after one of his Phantom II’s engines exploded
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former USAF F-4 pilot explains why he was punished for doing a Smooth Emergency Landing after one of his Phantom II’s engines exploded
In 1970s Israeli pilots who would have led Operation Opera went to TOPGUN and taught instructors tactics for F-4 versus MiG-21 and One versus Many
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
In 1970s Israeli pilots who would have led Operation Opera went to TOPGUN and taught instructors tactics for F-4 versus MiG-21 and One versus Many
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A special aircraft: between 1959 and 1962, the F-4 Phantom II set 16 world records (and five of them were not broken until the F-15 Eagle appeared)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A special aircraft: between 1959 and 1962, the F-4 Phantom II set 16 world records (and five of them were not broken until the F-15 Eagle appeared)
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
How legendary Naval Aviator E. Royce Williams, Jr., was able to land an F-4 Phantom II with an engine on fire and the other flamed out
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
How legendary Naval Aviator E. Royce Williams, Jr., was able to land an F-4 Phantom II with an engine on fire and the other flamed out
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The US Navy fighters that crashed while intercepting Tu-16 Badger reconnaissance aircraft
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The US Navy fighters that crashed while intercepting Tu-16 Badger reconnaissance aircraft
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Did you know several USMC F-4s were lost or damaged in Vietnam because their napalm canisters ignited prematurely?
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Did you know several USMC F-4s were lost or damaged in Vietnam because their napalm canisters ignited prematurely?
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The day Israeli F-4Es shot down 14 Egyptian Mi-8 helicopters (one by using their afterburner)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Israeli F-4 crew that shot down an Egyptian Mi-8 helicopter by means of its Kurnass afterburners
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USAF Academy unveils Air Warrior Combat Memorial honoring ace pilot Robin Olds and air power
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
USAF Academy unveils Air Warrior Combat Memorial honoring ace pilot Robin Olds and air power
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Former Naval Aviator explains why the XF8U-3 Crusader III is the best supersonic fighter jet ever built and why lost to the F-4 Phantom II
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Former Naval Aviator explains why the XF8U-3 Crusader III is the best supersonic fighter jet ever built and why lost to the F-4 Phantom II
The story of the Israeli F-4 flight that dodged (at least) 20 Syrian SAMs in a single mission during the Yom Kippur War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Israeli F-4 Pilot tells the story of when his Kurnass flew through three consecutive SAM explosions during a Yom Kippur War mission
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Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
Bringing Home the Legends: Carrier Landing in the F-8, F-4, and F-14
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Bringing Home the Legends: Carrier Landing in the F-8, F-4, and F-14
Israeli Mirage IIIs and Israeli F-4 Phantom IIs Vs Soviet MiG-21s: the day Israeli fighters ambushed Soviet Fishbeds over the Suez Canal
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Israeli Mirage IIIs and Israeli F-4 Phantom IIs Vs Soviet MiG-21s: the day Israeli fighters ambushed Soviet Fishbeds over the Suez Canal
Former US Navy F-4 Pilot recalls flying lower than Maverick in his F/A-18 in Top Gun 2 (and explains why military pilots need to train in low flying)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US Navy F-4 Pilot recalls flying lower than Maverick in his F/A-18 in Top Gun 2 (and explains why military pilots need to train in low flying)
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