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The story of the SR-71 Blackbird crew that ‘gave the birdie’ to a French Air Force Mirage III pilot, lit the afterburners and outran him
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird Pilot recalls when his RSO ‘gave the birdie’ to a French Air Force Mirage III pilot (Then They lit their SR-71’s Afterburners and Outran him)
The story of the sealed letter signed by a VIP that granted extra help to an SR-71 Blackbird crew after an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
When an SR-71 Blackbird crew made an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea, a letter signed by a VIP granted them extra help
Here’s how two little Dents placed on the Nose of the SR-71 prevented Surface-to-air Missiles from Scoring any Hit on the Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s how two little Dents placed on the Nose of the SR-71 prevented Surface-to-air Missiles from Scoring any Hit on the Blackbird
Former F-14 pilot tells the story of when he and his wingman pushed their Tomcats to Mach 1.2 at 1,000 feet at night to outrun Libyan SA-5 Gammon SAMs
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Former F-14 pilot tells the story of when he and his wingman pushed their Tomcats to Mach 1.2 at 1,000 feet at night to outrun Libyan SA-5 Gammon SAMs
The story of the sealed letter signed by a VIP that granted extra help to an SR-71 Blackbird crew after an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the letter signed by a VIP that granted extra help to an SR-71 Blackbird crew after an emergency landing in a small air base in South Korea
Read the story of the SR-71 crew that landed their Blackbird in zero visibility
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when his Blackbird made an emergency landing in South Korea after an engine failure experienced while spying over Vladivostok
Read the Silver Star Recommendation for the SR-71 crew who flew their Blackbird at her fastest speed, at night, carrying an NSA ELINT recorder to collect SA-5 SAM radar signal
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Read the Silver Star Recommendation for the SR-71 crew who flew their Blackbird at her fastest speed, at night, carrying an NSA ELINT recorder to collect SA-5 SAM radar signal
IAF investigation finds that the F-16I was shot down because its crew failed to defend themselves sufficiently
Military Aviation
IAF INVESTIGATION FINDS THAT THE F-16I WAS SHOT DOWN BECAUSE ITS CREW “FAILED TO DEFEND THEMSELVES SUFFICIENTLY”
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