North Vietnamese Air Force

The world’s only supersonic gun kill: how a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19

The world’s only supersonic gun kill: how a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19

The F-4E Phantom II The F-4E was essentially an F-4D with improved J79-GE-17 engines (900 pounds more static sea level… Read More

2 months ago

Operation Bolo: how Robin Olds F-4s disguised as F-105s shot down 7 North Vietnamese MiG-21s in 12 minutes

The F-4 Phantom II The F-4 Phantom II is one of the most important fighter aircraft of the jet era.… Read More

2 months ago

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

Col. Robin Olds briefed F-4Cs of the 555th TFS/8th TFW to fly in tight formation along a flightpath regularly used… Read More

8 months ago

North Vietnamese MiG-21 Fishbed pilot tells the story of when he shot down a USAF B-52 Stratofortress during Operation Linebacker II

According to Vietnamese records, on the night of Dec. 27, 1972 North Vietnamese Air Force pilot Pham Tuan used MiG-21MF… Read More

1 year ago

Former North Vietnamese MiG-21 pilot explains how he was able to shoot down a USAF B-52 during Operation Linebacker II

"I launched two heat seeking missiles from a distance of 2 kilometers. Big flames were visible around the second B-52… Read More

3 years ago

THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE AIR AMERICA UH-1D HUEY THAT SHOT DOWN A NORTH VIETNAMESE AN-2 COLT BIPLANE

The AN-2 pilot  was forced to reduce the speed and Woods fired an AK-47 rifle from his UH-1D at the… Read More

6 years ago