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US Navy F-8 Pilot Says the French Aéronavale Retired the Legendary Crusader in Proper Style
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
US Navy F-8 Pilot Says the French Aéronavale Retired the Legendary Crusader in Proper Style
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F-8 Pilot recalls how a good brief by his CO saved his bacon during a night carrier landing with his Crusader radio not working
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-8 Pilot recalls how a good brief by his Flight Lead saved his bacon during a night carrier landing with his Crusader radio not working
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‘Talk to me. I'm scared:’ US Navy F-8 Crusader pilot recalls when the LSO couldn’t talk to him during a night carrier landing
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
‘Talk to me. I’m scared:’ US Navy F-8 Crusader pilot recalls when the LSO couldn’t talk to him during a night carrier landing
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The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The day a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker saved six US Navy jets over the Gulf of Tonkin
United Airlines Boeing 757 Pilot Recalls Challenging Landing Test for New Pilot
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
United Airlines Boeing 757 Pilot Recalls Challenging Landing Test for New Pilot
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
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers
The Fearsome Crusader scored its last MiG Kill against a North Vietnamese MiG-17 pilot that chose to eject when he found his opponent was an F-8 instead of an F-4
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During a dogfight over Vietnam an F-8 pilot fired an AIM-9 to a MiG-17 but instead the Sidewinder tracked a Crusader. The missile ended up destroying another AIM-9.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
During a dogfight over Vietnam an F-8 pilot fired an AIM-9 to a MiG-17 but instead the Sidewinder tracked a Crusader. The missile ended up destroying another AIM-9.
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Bringing Home the Legends: Carrier Landing in the F-8, F-4, and F-14
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US Navy F-8 Pilot explains why a carrier landing in the legendary Crusader was a real challenge
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F-8 Crusader Vs F-4 Phantom II: US Naval Aviators recall the rivalry between the “Last of the Gunfighters” and the first “All-Weather Interceptor”
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-8 Crusader Vs F-4 Phantom II: US Naval Aviators recall the rivalry between the “Last of the Gunfighters” and the first “All-Weather Interceptor”
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XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
XF4H-1 Phantom II vs XF8U-3 Super Crusader: The Great Shoot Out
Here’s why RF-8 pilots were the best US Naval Aviators of all times
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Here’s why RF-8 pilots were the best US Naval Aviators of all times
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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
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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
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