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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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Su-15 Vs F-100: why Flagon fighter jets were never able to intercept Turkish Super Sabres violating Soviet airspace
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Su-15 Vs F-100: why Flagon fighter jets were never able to intercept Turkish Super Sabres violating Soviet airspace
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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.
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
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
Su-9
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Strange but true: the Soviet Su-9 flew better without pilot. The incidents where pilotless Fishpot-Bs landed on their own.
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Up to eight Cold War-Era MiG-23 Flogger fighter jets to be restored for flight in the US
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Up to eight Cold War-Era MiG-23 Flogger fighter jets to be restored for flight in the US
SR-71 Aircrew remembers a Memorable Encounter with a Soviet MiG-31 Interceptor over the Barents Sea
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of a tense mission over the Barents Sea where he spotted a Soviet MiG-31 scrambled to intercept his Blackbird
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In Soviet Times the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber established 78 world records officially recognised by the FAI
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
In Soviet Times the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber established 78 world records officially recognised by the FAI
That time a Sukhoi Su-15 crashed after ramming an Iranian Canadair CL-44 carrying smuggled weapons through Soviet Airspace
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Sukhoi Su-15 crashed after ramming an Iranian Canadair CL-44 carrying smuggled weapons through Soviet Airspace
Meet UMK Varan, Russia’s Latest aircraft carrier concept featuring a high degree of automation and robotic systems
Aircraft Carriers
Meet UMK Varan, Russia’s Latest aircraft carrier concept featuring a high degree of automation and robotic systems
The Story of Alexander Rutskoy the Soviet Su-25 Pilot that was Shot Down twice in Afghanistan (one By Pakistani F-16s)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Story of Alexander Rutskoy the Soviet Su-25 Pilot that was Shot Down twice in Afghanistan (one By Pakistani F-16s)
Remembering Gil Bertelson, the SR-71 driver that saw three sunrises on one particular Blackbird mission
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Remembering Gil Bertelson, the SR-71 driver that saw three sunrises on a single Blackbird mission
THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: FRANCIS GARY POWERS U-2 SHOT DOWN
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: FRANCIS GARY POWERS U-2 SHOT DOWN
The unknown story of U-2 flight that went lost over the North Pole and nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military Aviation
A QUICK LOOK AT WHY THE 60-YEAR-OLD U-2 INTELLIGENCE AIRCRAFT IS STILL SO RELEVANT FOR THE U.S AIR FORCE
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