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Did you know that Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan featured an almost medieval kit with a steel breastplate, greaves for the legs and vambraces on the arms?
Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Did you know that Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan featured an almost medieval kit with a steel breastplate, greaves for the legs and vambraces on the arms?
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The story of the Norwegian Air Force P-3 Orion that was damaged in a collision with a Soviet Su-27 Flanker over the Barents Sea
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the Norwegian Air Force P-3 Orion that was damaged in a collision with a Soviet Su-27 Flanker over the Barents Sea
Impressive photos show Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Check out these pictures of Viktor Belenko’s defecting MiG-25 Foxbat buzzing Hakodate rooftops before landing at the city’s international airport
The mysteries behind KAL 007 shooting down: the night Soviet Su-15 fighters shot down a Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 over Sakhalin Island
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The mysteries behind KAL 007 shooting down: the night Soviet Su-15 fighters shot down a Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 over Sakhalin Island
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The story of the low-level flight tactics devised to allow Soviet M-4 and 3M Bison bombers to penetrate NATO air defence system
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Soviet 3M Bison bombers that had to nuke Europe if the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated into World War III
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Two Tu-160s staged a flying display for US observers having the first close look at the Blackjack. But they had to fly with 3 engines because 1 engine failed on both aircraft.
Military Aviation
Two Tu-160s staged a flying display for US observers having the first close look at the Blackjack. But they had to fly with 3 engines because 1 engine failed on both aircraft.
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The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who landed his Cessna in Red Square
Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square
The story of the Soviet Su-9 pilots who were ordered to ram Powers’ U-2 (One of them claimed to have downed the U-2 with the wake of his jet by crossing in front of it!)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the Soviet Su-9 pilots who were ordered to ram Powers’ U-2 (One of them claimed to have downed the U-2 with the wake of his jet by crossing in front of it!)
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In 1978 this Korean Air Lines Boeing 707 strayed into Soviet airspace. And a Su-15 Flagon attacked it forcing the airliner to crash land.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
In 1978 this Korean Air Lines Boeing 707 strayed into Soviet airspace. And a Su-15 Flagon attacked it forcing the airliner to crash land.
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Here’s why Algeria Won’t Buy Su-57 and Su-34
Aviation History / Military Aviation
There Can Be Only One! How the Sukhoi OKB took over the Russian Aircraft Industry.
World Famous MiGFlug company canceled all Jet Rides in Russia Due to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
World Famous MiGFlug company canceled all Jet Rides in Russia Due to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
The story of Adolf Tolkachev, the Phazotron Chief Designer Who Killed Soviet Aircraft Reputation and why the Su-27 proved to be a Poor Air Superiority Fighter in Real Combat
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Adolf Tolkachev, the Phazotron Chief Designer Who Killed Soviet Aircraft Reputation and why the Su-27 proved to be a Poor Air Superiority Fighter in Real Combat
The MiG-29 Fulcrum: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Mainstay of the Ukrainian Air Force Fighter Fleet
Military Aviation
The MiG-29 Fulcrum: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Mainstay of the Ukrainian Air Force Fighter Fleet
B-1B Bone Vs Tu-160 Blackjack: Equals or Not?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-1B Bone Vs Tu-160 Blackjack: Equals or Not?
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In the event of WWIII during the Cold War the Soviets would conduct a 3,000-Aircraft Strike against West Germany for three Times a Day, every Single Day of the Conflict
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
In the event of WWIII during the Cold War the Soviets would conduct a 3,000-Aircraft Strike against West Germany for three Times a Day, every Single Day of the Conflict
The story of the low-level flight tactics devised to allow Soviet M-4 and 3M Bison bombers to penetrate NATO air defence system
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the low-level flight tactics devised to allow Soviet M-4 and 3M Bison bombers to penetrate NATO air defence system
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
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