Paris Air Show

Footage shows crash of Russian Tupolev Tu-144 supersonic transport aircraft at 1973 Paris Air Show

Footage shows crash of Russian Tupolev Tu-144 supersonic transport aircraft at 1973 Paris Air Show

The Tupolev Tu-144 The Tupolev Tu-144 (Russian: Tyполев Ту-144; NATO reporting name: Charger) is a retired jet airliner and commercial… Read More

5 months ago

The story of the two HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters that made the first non-stop helicopter flight across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to the 27th Paris Air Show.

The first air-refuelable helicopter to be produced, the HH-3E Jolly Green Giant's retractable fuel probe and external fuel tanks gave… Read More

8 months ago

That time SR-71 Blackbird crews had a “Secret” Party with Victor Pugachev and other Soviet Su-27 Pilots

‘We decided we had to meet these pilots in a less formal manner. After all, they were flying some of… Read More

2 years ago

[Video] The crash of Russian Tupolev Tu-144 supersonic transport aircraft at 1973 Paris Air Show

On Jun. 3, 1973, at the 1973 Paris Airshow, the flight crew on a Tu-144 attempted to perform an impressive… Read More

3 years ago

SR-71 Pilot tells the story of the “Secret” Party He and other Habu Crews had with Victor Pugachev and other Soviet Su-27 Pilots at Paris Air Show 1989

‘All Soviet flying demos were mysteriously canceled that day. Could it have been the Tequila, or did they all want… Read More

4 years ago

That time a Soviet Test Pilot Ejected Two Seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29

The MiG-29 hit the ground beside the runway, erupting in a tremendous fireball. Test pilot Anatoliy N. Kvochur landed a… Read More

5 years ago