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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
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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)
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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”)
The Cuban Air Force pilot that defected to the US with his MiG-23. He then borrowed a Cessna 310, flew back to Cuba and brought his family to America.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Cuban Air Force pilot that defected to the US with his MiG-23. He then borrowed a Cessna 310, flew back to Cuba and brought his family to America.
F-105 pilot Merlyn Dethlefsen made multiple passes to destroy a North Vietnamese SAM site with his Thud heavy damaged by AAA and engaged by MiG-21s
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-105 pilot Merlyn Dethlefsen made multiple passes to destroy a North Vietnamese SAM site with his Thud heavy damaged by AAA and engaged by MiG-21s
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
The story of the North Vietnamese MiG-21 Fishbed fighters tasked to attack USAF EB-66 Destroyer electronic attack aircraft
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the North Vietnamese MiG-21 Fishbed fighters tasked to attack USAF EB-66 Destroyer electronic attack aircraft
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
In 1970s Israeli pilots who would have led Operation Opera went to TOPGUN and taught instructors tactics for F-4 versus MiG-21 and One versus Many
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
In 1970s Israeli pilots who would have led Operation Opera went to TOPGUN and taught instructors tactics for F-4 versus MiG-21 and One versus Many
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
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