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F-14 RIO explains how a Tomcat crew could Outmaneuver a Hornet, why in some Mission Profiles the F/A-18 is a better Air-to-Air Fighter than the F-14 and why the Super Hornet is Worthless against China
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 RIO explains how a Tomcat Crew could Outmaneuver a Hornet, why in some Mission Profiles the F/A-18 is a better Air-to-Air Fighter than the F-14 and why the Super Hornet is Worthless against China
Former US Navy Test Pilot explains why the Super Tomcat 21 would outperform the Super Hornet in every area except Reliability
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Former US Navy Test Pilot explains why the Super Tomcat 21 would outperform the Super Hornet in every area except Reliability
Did you know that as late as the early 1990s, some F/A-18 drivers were routinely losing a 1v1 dogfight against an F-14 because they persisted in flying the Hornet like a supersonic A-7?
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Did you know that as late as the early 1990s, some F/A-18 drivers were routinely losing a 1v1 dogfight against an F-14 because they persisted in flying the Hornet like a supersonic A-7?
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US Naval Aviators explain why "a mixed division of F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets was devastating in aerial engagements"
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviators explain why “a mixed division of F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets was devastating in aerial engagements”
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
US Navy F/A-18 pilot tells the story of an exhilarating Mach 1.6 test sortie flown in a clean Hornet
Military Aviation
US Navy F/A-18 pilot tells the story of an exhilarating Mach 1.6 test sortie flown in a clean Hornet
US Navy F/A-18 pilot tells the story of when a Hornet used a 500-pound LGB to kill a lone terrorist scrambling across a gorge in Afghanistan
Military Aviation
US Navy F/A-18 pilot tells the story of when a Hornet used a 500-pound LGB to kill a lone terrorist scrambling across a gorge in Afghanistan
US Navy Hornet pilot explains why F/A-18 drivers cut the fingertips off their gloves
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy Hornet pilot explains why F/A-18 drivers cut the fingertips off their gloves
The story of the USMC F/A-18 Hornet student pilot who lost his wings for doing aileron rolls after touch and goes while practicing landing
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the USMC F/A-18 Hornet student pilot who lost his wings for doing aileron rolls after touch and goes while practicing landing
US Navy F/A-18 pilot explains why Hornet drivers have to keep their right hand up off the controls during cat launch
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F/A-18 pilot explains why Hornet drivers have to keep their right hand up off the controls during cat launch
The story of the US Navy F/A-18 pilot that made a night trap on a carrier having the Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System (AKA ball) turned off
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy F/A-18 pilot that made a night trap on a carrier having the Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System (AKA ball) turned off
Axalp 2021 (4K): the coolest Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power demonstration video you’ve ever seen
Military Aviation
Axalp 2021 (4K): the coolest Swiss Air Force’s Axalp Air Power demonstration video you’ve ever seen
B-52 Navigator tells the story of when his BUFF was nearly fired at by a Navy/Marine F/A-18 during Operation Desert Storm (and remembers other scary sorties flown during the First Gulf War)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 Navigator tells the story of when his BUFF was nearly fired at by a Navy/Marine F/A-18 during Operation Desert Storm (and remembers other scary sorties flown during the First Gulf War)
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
"NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
“NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
U.S. Naval Aviator explains how he and his wingman were able to RTB after their F/A-18 fighters collided during air combat training
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
U.S. Naval Aviator explains how he and his wingman were able to RTB after their F/A-18 fighters collided during air combat training
USAF KC-135 loses air-refueling hose over Finland while refueling a Finnish F/A-18. And it’s not the first time.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF KC-135 loses air-refueling hose over Finland while refueling a Finnish F/A-18. And it’s not the first time.
Intercepting Iraqi MiG-25s, flying DACT against USMC F/A-18s and flying training sorties with live weapons: how RAF Tornado F3 crews prepared for Operation Desert Storm
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Intercepting Iraqi MiG-25s, flying DACT against USMC F/A-18s and flying training sorties with live weapons: how RAF Tornado F3 crews prepared for Operation Desert Storm
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