Tag: Operation Desert Storm

This A-7 Corsair made an emergency barricade landing with live ordnance aboard USS...

When the A-7 was launched from the catapult an incorrect weight estimation caused the aircraft to outrun the shuttle. The shuttle caught up with...

This Marine Aviator scored the last recorded USMC air-to-air kill. And...

Captain Magill and his wingman thought they had caught the two Fulcrums off guard, when the MiG-29s suddenly began maneuvering and turned aggressively toward...

This OV-10A has been the last USMC combat loss of a...

OV-10A Bronco BuNo 155424 was shot down on Feb. 25, 1991 by an Iraqi SAM. The pilot (Major Joseph Small) was captured and observer...

E-3 AWACS crew member explains how a U.S. Navy F-14 nearly...

"The F-14 pilot came back and said in an excited voice, 'Target, nose, 12 miles hot, am I cleared to engage?' and again...

That time an F-15E shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 attack helicopter with...

"I said, 'There's no chance the bomb will get him now,' even though Dan was working hard to keep the laser spot on him....

That time an Iraqi MiG-29 crashed trying to shoot down a...

“The MiG pilot was trying to converge on an aircraft moving at 600 knots at 100 feet altitude. He just got too low. It...

This U.S. Naval Aviator helped renconstruct and train the Kuwait Air...

"There was a day we returned from an air strike and a Kuwaiti A-4KU pilot was as happy as he could be when he...

Video shows U.S. Navy crewman getting sucked into A-6 air intake....

"It took almost three minutes for Petty Officer JD Bridges to push his way out of the intake of the A-6 after being sucked in," Daniel...

The story of the USAF pilot who led Bahraini F-5 drivers...

"Once in the target area, they used the very up-to-date Pappy Boyington 'Black Sheep' squadron roll-in. Chaff and flares were on the programme, But...

UFOs, Bandits and Martians: remembering the F-117 Nighthawk retirement

The F-117 Nighthawk was so secret that Nevada folklore labeled it a UFOIt’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so...

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