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RAF Controller during Battle of Britain explains why it’s not true that ‘Hurricanes went for the bombers and Spitfires engaged the fighters’
Aviation History / Military Aviation
RAF Controller during Battle of Britain explains why it’s not true that ‘Hurricanes went for the bombers and Spitfires engaged the fighters’
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The story of how a captured Luftwaffe Fw 190 led to the development of the Spitfire Mk IX, the best close-in fighter of WWII
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of how a captured Luftwaffe Fw 190 led to the development of the Spitfire Mk IX, the best close-in fighter of WWII
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RAF Tornado pilot recalls when a Crewless Tonka Flew Away After the Navigator Ejected Himself and his Pilot from Their perfectly Serviceable Aircraft
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Tornado pilot recalls when a Crewless Tonka Flew Away After the Navigator Ejected Himself and his Pilot from Their perfectly Serviceable Aircraft
The day Göring asked German aviation engineers to build the Mosquito: when Reich Marshal went mad because ‘The Wooden Wonder’ attacked Berlin on 10th anniversary of the Nazi Party
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The day Göring asked German aviation engineers to build the Mosquito: when Reich Marshal went mad because ‘The Wooden Wonder’ attacked Berlin on 10th anniversary of the Nazi Party
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The only time a Me 163 used the SG 500 50mm vertically-firing anti-bomber recoilless rifle in combat this Lancaster had the rear gun turret and starboard rudder shot away
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
The only time a Me 163 used the SG 500 50mm vertically-firing anti-bomber recoilless rifle in combat this Lancaster had the rear gun turret and starboard rudder shot away
RAF Phantom pilot recalls when he and his navigator grinned at the cameras of a Soviet Il-62 Classic spy plane disguised as an Aeroflot airliner
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Phantom pilot recalls when he and his navigator grinned at the cameras of a Soviet Il-62 Classic spy plane disguised as an Aeroflot airliner
RAF Lightning pilot tells the story of when he was scrambled to intercept 80 Soviet Tu-95 Bear and Tu-16 Badger Strategic Bombers off the UK Coast
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when he flew a solo intercept against a formation of 80 Soviet Tu-95 Bear and Tu-16 Badger Strategic Bombers off the UK Coast
Footage features Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrating during fast low pass at RAF Syerston in 1958
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Footage features Avro Vulcan VX770 disintegrating during fast low pass at RAF Syerston in 1958
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RAF Tornado navigator recalls when his Tonka had a bird strike during a low-level attack mission against Iraqi airfields during Operation Desert Storm. Still it attacked its target successfully.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Tornado navigator recalls when his Tonka had a bird strike during a low-level attack mission against Iraqi airfields during Operation Desert Storm. Still it attacked its target successfully.
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Mustang Vs Spitfire: when a RAF Mustang was fitted with a Merlin 61 engine it outpaced the Spitfire Mk IX even when the Spit pilot pushed the throttle in supercharger boost
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Mustang Vs Spitfire: when a RAF Mustang was fitted with a Merlin 61 engine it outpaced the Spitfire Mk IX even when the Spit pilot pushed the throttle in supercharger boost
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RAF Jaguar pilot recalls when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Jaguar pilot recalls when he was shot down by a RAF Phantom interceptor
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when with both engines missing compressor blades from stage eight onwards he was able to land after having experiencing a double engine failure on take-off
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Vulcan Navigator Radar recalls when due to hydrazine vapors caused by the crash of an F-16 all the crews taking part in a Red Flag sortie had to stay closed inside their aircraft and could not take off
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Vulcan Navigator Radar recalls when due to hydrazine vapors caused by the crash of an F-16 all the crews taking part in a Red Flag sortie had to stay closed inside their aircraft and could not take off
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The Unwelcome Guest: the RAF F-105 exchange pilot who landed at Area 51 and spotted the Top Secret A-12 Blackbird
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Unwelcome Guest: the RAF F-105 exchange pilot who landed at Area 51 and spotted the Top Secret A-12 Blackbird
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British Secret U-2 operations and the RAF pilots who flew the Dragon Lady on CIA’s behalf during the Cold War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
British Secret U-2 operations and the RAF pilots who flew the Dragon Lady on CIA’s behalf during the Cold War
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RAF Lightning pilot recalls when he accelerated to the fighter max speed of Mach 2.2 and zoomed to 87,800 feet establishing the (unofficial) world altitude record of the Lightning
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when he accelerated to the fighter max speed of Mach 2.2 and zoomed to 87,800 feet establishing the (unofficial) world altitude record of the Lightning
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