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Voodoos Vs MiGs: how unarmed RF-101 tactical reconnaissance fighters dodged North Vietnamese MiG jets
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Voodoos Vs MiGs: how unarmed RF-101 tactical reconnaissance fighters dodged North Vietnamese MiG jets
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Here’s why before TOPGUN, Navy F-4 Phantom II fighter crews in Vietnam managed only a 2.5:1 kill ratio versus Soviet-built MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Have Doughnut and Have Drill: the classified programs that optimized the F-4 Phantom II’s performance margin over the MiG-17 and MiG-21
Here’s why before TOPGUN, Navy F-4 Phantom II fighter crews in Vietnam managed only a 2.5:1 kill ratio versus Soviet-built MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Here’s why before TOPGUN, Navy F-4 Phantom II fighter crews in Vietnam managed only a 2.5:1 kill ratio versus Soviet-built MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Former Nigerian Air Force MiG-21 pilot tells the story of when he blacked out from extreme g-forces during an air display with its Fishbed
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former Nigerian Air Force MiG-21 pilot tells the story of when he blacked out from extreme g-forces during an air display with its Fishbed
North Vietnamese MiG-21 pilot recalls when his two wingmen were shot down by USAF F-4Cs acting as RF-4Cs in a new tactic devised by Robin Olds four days after Operation Bolo
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Operation Bolo: how Robin Olds F-4s disguised as F-105s shot down 7 North Vietnamese MiG-21s in 12 minutes
The story of the Soviet MiG-21 pilot that rammed an Iranian RF-4C with a mixed USAF – IIAF crew flying a clandestine operation inside the USSR
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Soviet MiG-21 pilot that rammed an Iranian RF-4C with mixed USAF – IIAF crew flying a clandestine operation inside the USSR
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
Did you know Su-27 pilot Viktor Pugachev Wasn’t the First to Perform the Cobra? The Story of the Syrian MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know Su-27 pilot Viktor Pugachev Wasn’t the First to Perform the Cobra? The Story of the Syrian MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The Story of the College Student that scored the first ever Gun Kill for an Israeli F-4 Phantom II
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The Story of the College Student that scored the first ever Gun Kill for an Israeli F-4 Phantom II
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
The story of Mossad female agents who pretended to be Iraqi MiG-21 pilots’ girlfriends and murdered all of them until they convinced one to fly a Fishbed to Israel
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Did you know that Mossad female agents faked to be Iraqi MiG-21 pilots’ girlfriends and murdered all of them until they convinced one to fly a Fishbed to Israel?
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
North Vietnamese MiG-21 pilot recalls when his two wingmen were shot down by USAF F-4Cs acting as RF-4Cs in a new tactic devised by Robin Olds four days after Operation Bolo
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
North Vietnamese MiG-21 pilot recalls when his two wingmen were shot down by USAF F-4Cs acting as RF-4Cs in a new tactic devised by Robin Olds four days after Operation Bolo
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Romanian Air Force MiG-21 Lancer that crashed on Mar. 2, 2022 Reportedly Mistakenly shot down by Ukrainian S-300PS SAM
Military Aviation
Romanian Air Force retires its MiG-21 LanceR fighter fleet
Slovak Air Force to donate approximately 13 MiG-29 fighters to Ukraine (in return Slovakia will receive unspecified US military systems worth $700 Million)
Military Aviation
Slovak Air Force to donate approximately 13 MiG-29 fighters to Ukraine (in return Slovakia will receive unspecified US military systems worth $700 Million)
Israeli F-4 Navigator tells the story of when he and his pilot and their wingman engaged a North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Israeli F-4 Navigator tells the story of when he and his pilot and their wingman engaged a North Korean MiG-21 during the Yom Kippur War
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Romanian Air Force MiG-21 Lancer that crashed on Mar. 2, 2022 Reportedly Mistakenly shot down by Ukrainian S-300PS SAM
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Romania had to ground its MiG-21 LanceR fleet earlier this year because the jets were supplied with low-quality jet fuel
We shed light on the Kill scored by Commander Emory Brown against a North Vietnamese MiG-21 (Brown was VF-84 CO when the Jolly Rogers did the flying scenes for the movie "The Final Countdown")
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
We shed light on the Kill scored by Commander Emory Brown against a North Vietnamese MiG-21 (Brown was VF-84 CO when the Jolly Rogers did the flying scenes for the movie “The Final Countdown”)
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