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The Soviet MiG-19 pilot shot down and killed by Soviet SAMs while he was trying to intercept the already destroyed Francis Gary Powers’ U-2
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Soviet MiG-19 pilot shot down and killed by Soviet SAMs while he was trying to intercept the already destroyed Francis Gary Powers’ U-2
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Anatoliy Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Anatoly Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away
The Soviet Su-9 fighters flew better without pilot: the incidents where pilotless Fishpot-Bs landed on their own
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety
The Soviet Su-9 fighters flew better without pilot: the incidents where pilotless Fishpot-Bs landed on their own
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Tupolev Tu-16 Bomber Crew Member recalls the Training Mission where his Aircraft Dropped a Live Nuclear Bomb
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
Tupolev Tu-16 Bomber Crew Member recalls the Training Mission where his Aircraft Dropped a Live Nuclear Bomb
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The story behind the famed photo of a MiG-17 having a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
Airshows / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the famed photo of when a MiG-17 had a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
When Soviets faked a flyby of 28 Myasishchev M-4s to pretend they had a credible fleet of bombers, the US built thousands of B-47 and B-52 strategic bombers and hundreds of KC-135 Stratotankers for real
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
When Soviets faked a flyby of 28 Myasishchev M-4s to pretend they had a credible fleet of bombers, the US built thousands of B-47 and B-52 bombers and hundreds of KC-135s for real
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SR-71 pilot recalls the mission where a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat fired a missile at his Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
SR-71 pilot recalls the mission where a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat fired a missile at his Blackbird
The Story of Alexander Zuyev, the Soviet Pilot who defected to Turkey flying a MiG-29 Fulcrum
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Story of the Soviet Pilot who defected to Turkey flying a MiG-29 Fulcrum
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The story of the USAF RB-66 shot down by Soviet MiG-19s after it strayed into East German airspace
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF RB-66 shot down by Soviet MiG-19s after it strayed into East German airspace
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The PIROG 5 Incident: when a Su-15 Interceptor shot down a Swedish high-altitude research balloon that floated into Soviet Airspace
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The PIROG 5 Incident: when a Su-15 Interceptor shot down a Swedish high-altitude research balloon that floated into Soviet Airspace
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The story of the Soviet MiG-21 pilot that rammed an Iranian RF-4C with a mixed USAF – IIAF crew flying a clandestine operation inside the USSR
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Soviet MiG-21 pilot that rammed an Iranian RF-4C with mixed USAF – IIAF crew flying a clandestine operation inside the USSR
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Naval Aviator recalls when his aircraft carrier detected two Soviet Tu-95 bombers because their crews were sloppy in radio usage (the Bear were intercepted by F-4s at 250 miles from the battle group)
Aircraft Carriers / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
Naval Aviator recalls when his aircraft carrier detected two Soviet Tu-95 bombers because their crews were sloppy in radio usage (the Bear were intercepted by F-4s at 250 miles from the battle group)
Did you know the Soviet Union was charged $ 40,000 shipping cost for the return of the MiG-25 Foxbat stolen by Viktor Belenko?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Viktor Belenko, Who Defected to the West in a MiG-25 Foxbat Jet Fighter, has passed away
Soviet Pilot who test flew captured F-5 against MiG-21, MiG-23 explains why the Tiger beat the Fishbed, Flogger in every engagement
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Soviet Pilot who test flew captured Tiger against Fishbed and Flogger tells why the F-5 beat the MiG-21 and MiG-23 in every engagement
One F9F Vs Six MiG-15s: the legendary dogfight that made Royce Williams the top-scoring Naval Aviator of the Korean War
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
One F9F Vs Six MiG-15s: the legendary dogfight that made Royce Williams the top-scoring Naval Aviator of the Korean War
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The night 13 MiG-17 fighters failed to shoot down an RB-47 flying a recce mission 1,000 kilometres into Soviet Airspace
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The night 13 MiG-17 fighters failed to shoot down an RB-47 flying a recce mission 1,000 kilometres into Soviet Airspace
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