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SR-71 pilot recalls when he and his RSO did a Blackbird super low pass at a speed of 152 knots
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 pilot recalls when he and his RSO did a Blackbird super low pass at a speed of 152 knots
‘Masters of the Air,’ the New Apple TV+ Series About ‘Mighty Eighth’ Air Force in WWII, to premiere globally Friday, Jan. 26, 2024
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
‘Masters of the Air,’ the New Apple TV+ Series About ‘Mighty Eighth’ Air Force in WWII, to premiere globally Friday, Jan. 26, 2024
Watch this video of a B-52H Stratofortress destroying the landing lights at RAF Fairford whilst performing a crab walk demo during RIAT 2023
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Watch this video of a B-52H Stratofortress destroying the landing lights at RAF Fairford whilst performing a crab walk demo during RIAT 2023
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their tanker’s throttles frozen to refuel its Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
KC-135A Crew Chief recalls when his Stratotanker had to purge its tanks of the JP-4 to load JP-7 to refuel an SR-71 Blackbird (No KC-135Q was available)
SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 crew members tell the story of when a Blackbird did ’13 Fireballs’ during an air show and explain why Triethylborane was used to ignite JP-7 for engine start and to light the afterburner section
SR-71 pilots explain why flying the Blackbird with just one engine in full afterburner was SR-71 aircrews’ most dangerous operation
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird pilots explain why flying the SR-71 with just one engine in full afterburner was Blackbird aircrews’ most dangerous operation
SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know the SR-71 crew set off controlled explosions using Triethylborane (the most dangerous material after fissionable nuclear material) to start the Blackbird engines?
USAF Special Operations CV-22 Osprey stuck in the nature reserve on a Norwegian island has been lifted out
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF Special Operations CV-22 Osprey stuck in the nature reserve on a Norwegian island has been lifted out
A USAF Special Operations CV-22 Osprey is stuck in the nature reserve on a Norwegian island since it made an emergency landing there in August
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A USAF Special Operations CV-22 Osprey is stuck in the nature reserve on a Norwegian island since it made an emergency landing there in August
The list of the fastest and the highest known flights ever recorded by the Lockheed Blackbird family
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Blackbird pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO flew a 11.13 hours mission involving 6 refuelings and more than five hours above Mach 3.0 during the Yom Kippur War
SR-71 pilots explain why flying the Blackbird with just one engine in full afterburner was SR-71 aircrews’ most dangerous operation
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilots explain why flying the Blackbird with just one engine in full afterburner was SR-71 aircrews’ most dangerous operation
SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
The secret life of SR-71 #755: the first Blackbird to use the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System to photograph Soviet Submarines
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The secret life of SR-71 #955: the first Blackbird to use the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System to photograph Soviet Submarines
From New York to London in less than two hours: the story of the SR-71 Blackbird that set a new speed record with New York to London flight
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
From New York to London in less than two hours: the story of the SR-71 Blackbird that set a new speed record with New York to London flight
USAF CV-22 Osprey’s downwash blows away rubber matting of hospital’s landing pad
Military Aviation
USAF CV-22 Osprey’s downwash blows away rubber matting of hospital’s landing pad
USAF KC-135 Stratotankers elephant walk and mass launch at RAF Mildenhall under heavy rain
Military Aviation
USAF KC-135 Stratotankers elephant walk and mass launch at RAF Mildenhall under heavy rain
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