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Did you know the F-104 had not been the only “Widow Maker?” During the Cold War the MiG-19, MiG-21 and F-100 had high accident rates too. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Did you know the F-104 had not been the only “Widow Maker?” During the Cold War the MiG-19, MiG-21 and F-100 had high accident rates too
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Project Featherduster: the exercise that proved the F-104 could have been a better MiG killer than the F-4C, F-105D and F-100D
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Project Featherduster: the exercise that proved the F-104 could have been a better MiG killer than the F-4C, F-105D and F-100D
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Soviet MiG-19 pilot recalls the mission where he shot down a USAF RB-66 that strayed into East German airspace
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Soviet MiG-19 pilot recalls the mission where he shot down a USAF RB-66 that strayed into East German airspace
The story of the Soviet MiG-19 pilot shot down and killed by Soviet SAMs while he was trying to intercept the already destroyed Francis Gary Powers’ U-2
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Soviet MiG-19 pilot shot down and killed by Soviet SAMs while he was trying to intercept the already destroyed Francis Gary Powers’ U-2
F-104 Vs MiG-19: the story of the only air-to-air shoot-down of a Starfighter during the Vietnam War
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-104C Vs MiG-19: the story of the only air-to-air shoot-down of a Starfighter during the Vietnam War
The unknown story of U-2 flight that went lost over the North Pole and nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The unknown story of the U-2 flight that went lost over the North Pole and nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis
How a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19 scoring the world’s only supersonic gun kill
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
How a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19 scoring the world’s only supersonic gun kill
RB-47H shot down: when a Soviet MiG-19 downed a USAF Elint plane over the Barents Sea
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RB-47H down: when a Soviet MiG-19 downed a USAF Elint plane over the Barents Sea
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