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RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off
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RAF Lightning pilot recalls when he accelerated to the fighter max speed of Mach 2.2 and zoomed to 87,800 feet establishing the (unofficial) world altitude record of the Lightning
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when he accelerated to the fighter max speed of Mach 2.2 and zoomed to 87,800 feet establishing the (unofficial) world altitude record of the Lightning
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The story of the Royal Air Force CF-105 Arrow All-Weather Fighters that Never Were
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Royal Air Force CF-105 Arrow All-Weather Fighters that Never Were
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The story of the most famous ejection from a RAF Lightning interceptor
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the most famous ejection from a RAF Lightning interceptor
In 1978 this Korean Air Lines Boeing 707 strayed into Soviet airspace. And a Su-15 Flagon attacked it forcing the airliner to crash land.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
In 1978 this Korean Air Lines Boeing 707 strayed into Soviet airspace. And a Su-15 Flagon attacked it forcing the airliner to crash land.
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Su-9
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Strange but true: the Soviet Su-9 flew better without pilot. The incidents where pilotless Fishpot-Bs landed on their own.
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In 1985 an SH 37 Viggen in reconnaissance mission performed aerobatic manoeuvres at low altitude to shake off two Soviet Su-15s. One of the Flagons crashed.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
In 1985 an SH 37 Viggen in reconnaissance mission performed aerobatic manoeuvres at low altitude to shake off two Soviet Su-15s. One of the Flagons crashed.
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Here’s why the Lippisch P.13a Mach 2.6 experimental ramjet-powered delta wing interceptor designed by Luftwaffe during WWII is the weirdest aircraft ever conceived
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Here’s why the Lippisch P.13a Mach 2.6 experimental ramjet-powered delta wing interceptor designed by Luftwaffe during WWII is the weirdest aircraft ever conceived
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That time a Sukhoi Su-15 crashed after ramming an Iranian Canadair CL-44 carrying smuggled weapons through Soviet Airspace
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Sukhoi Su-15 crashed after ramming an Iranian Canadair CL-44 carrying smuggled weapons through Soviet Airspace
The story of the English Electric P.8, the Super Lightning that never was
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the English Electric P.8, the Super Lightning that never was
A quick look at why the F-104 Starfighter was the Best Interceptor of its Time
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A quick look at why the F-104 Starfighter was the Best Interceptor of its Time
The incredible story of the Lightning interceptor that suffered a reheat fire at supersonic speed. And landed safely.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The incredible story of the Lightning interceptor that suffered a reheat fire at supersonic speed. And landed safely.
Video shows MiG-31 catching fire on the runway
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Video shows MiG-31 catching fire on the runway
MiG-31
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
MiG-31 FOXHOUND SUPERSONIC INTERCEPTOR CRASHES IN RUSSIA
F-106
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A LOOK AT THE PAST: THE F-106 DELTA DART INTERCEPTOR AND THE AIR-2 GENIE AIR-TO-AIR NUCLEAR ROCKET
Lightning interceptor
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
GORGEOUS COLD WAR ERA VIDEO SHOWS ROYAL AIR FORCE LIGHTNING INTERCEPTORS PERFORMING A SCRAMBLE
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