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The epic story of the USAF KC-135 that refueled a US Navy KA-3 while the Skywarrior was refueling two US Navy F-8 Crusaders (one at a time) providing RESCAP over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The epic story of the USAF KC-135 that refueled a US Navy KA-3 while the Skywarrior was refueling two US Navy F-8 Crusaders (one at a time) providing RESCAP over North Vietnam
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The controversial story of the North Vietnamese MiG-17 pilot who punched out when he found his opponent was an F-8 instead of an F-4
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The controversial story of the North Vietnamese MiG-17 pilot who punched out when he found his opponent was an F-8 instead of an F-4
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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 US Navy F-8 pilots that instructed USAF F-4 crews in ACM, beat them during every engagement and made Robin Olds angry
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy F-8 pilots that instructed USAF F-4 crews in ACM, beat them during every engagement and made Robin Olds angry
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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
The story of NASA F-8 Crusader Oblique Wing Test Aircraft that never was
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of NASA F-8 Crusader Oblique Wing Test Aircraft that never was
Blue Angels flying the F-8 Crusader would have been awesome, but it never happened. Here’s why.
Airshows / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Blue Angels flying the F-8 Crusader would have been awesome, but it never happened. Here’s why.
The story of the angled flight deck and the photos of this famous F-8 crash landing on USS Franklin D. Roosevelt
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the angled flight deck and the photos of this famous F-8 crash landing on USS Franklin D. Roosevelt
The F-8 Missions Flown by Cdr Stockdale and his Crusader Pilots in Support of USS Maddox during the two Incidents in the Gulf of Tonkin
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The F-8 Missions Flown by Cdr Stockdale and his Crusader Pilots in Support of USS Maddox during the two Incidents in the Gulf of Tonkin
Project Bullet: when legendary Marine Aviator John Glenn set a new transcontinental air speed record flying the iconic RF-8 ‘Reconnaissance’ Crusader
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Project Bullet: when legendary Marine Aviator John Glenn set a new transcontinental air speed record flying the iconic RF-8 ‘Reconnaissance’ Crusader
Former Naval Aviator tells which US Navy Jets are the most difficult and the easiest to land on an Aircraft Carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former Naval Aviator tells which US Navy Jets are the most difficult and the easiest to land on an Aircraft Carrier
The True Story Behind the Famous Sequence of Thirteen Days Movie featuring the RF-8 Crusader Low-Level High Speed Run Over Cuba during the Missile Crisis
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The True Story Behind the Famous Sequence of Thirteen Days Movie featuring the RF-8 Crusader Low-Level High Speed Run Over Cuba during the Missile Crisis
KA-3B Skywarrior F-8 Crusader
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Epic Story of the KA-3B Tanker that Flew over North Vietnam, Dodged AAA and SAMs and Saved Dick ‘Brown Bear’ Schaffert’s F-8 Crusader
This USMC F-8 Pilot Parachuted from 47,000 Feet Into a Gigantic Storm and Survived.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This USMC F-8 Pilot Parachuted from 47,000 Feet Into a Gigantic Storm and Survived.
Strange But True: The US Navy F-8 that became North Vietnam’s first confirmed aerial kill landed safely ashore.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Strange But True: The US Navy F-8 that became North Vietnam’s first confirmed aerial kill landed safely ashore.
Check out these photos of an F-8D pilot forced to eject “Feet Wet” after being hit over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Check out these photos of an F-8D pilot forced to eject “Feet Wet” after being hit over North Vietnam
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