Tag: Operation Desert Storm

How an Iraqi Airfiled Commander Saved the Lives of two A-6...

"I'm certain Gen Layth Muneer, the H-3 base commander, saved our lives that night. He kept us safe through the night by keeping us...

Eagle Vs Foxbat: when USAF F-15s dogfighted with Iraqi (or Russian?)...

'I looked at him more closely and saw that he had two missile pylons under each wing. Now I knew that it was not...

What Should’ve been the F-14 Tomcat’s First Air-Air Kill of Desert...

Remembering that there could be no friendly aircraft north of his F-14, Glaze cut the range to the target down to 20 miles and...

Here’s why the EF-111A aerial kill scored during Operation Desert Storm...

"Another aircraft hit the ground at my 'two o'clock' about three miles away from where the first Mirage had come down. The pilot of...

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...

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