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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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SR-71 RSO recalls when after a mission flown the day of Chernobyl Disaster his Blackbird could not taxy into the hangar until he, his pilot and their aircraft were checked with a Geiger counter
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO recalls when after a mission flown the day of Chernobyl Disaster his Blackbird could not taxy into the hangar until he, his pilot and their aircraft were checked with a Geiger counter
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
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
US Navy Electronic Warfare Technician tells how close the escort ships of a carrier strike group typically sail in relation to a carrier
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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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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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
When Soviets tested the Tsar Bomba its shockwave was not only felt worldwide but also irradiated a USAF JKC-135A monitoring its detonation
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
When Soviets tested the Tsar Bomba its shockwave was not only felt worldwide but also irradiated a USAF JKC-135A monitoring its detonation
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls when he flew alone, at night into a formation of Soviet Tu-16 bombers to see if they were conducting a missile strike against his carrier
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls when he flew alone, at night into a formation of Soviet Tu-16 bombers to see if they were conducting a missile strike against his carrier
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
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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
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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Here’s why the Tu-16 wing-to-wing in-flight refueling system took a heavy toll on the Badger crews’ nerves
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s why the Tu-16 wing-to-wing in-flight refueling system took a heavy toll on Badger crews’ nerves
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The story of the U-2 shot down that nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis into World III
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the U-2 shot down that nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis into World War III
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The story of Anatoliy Kvochur, the MiG-29 Pilot who Ejected Two Seconds Before the Crash of his Fulcrum. He survived although he ejected outside the seat’s envelope.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Anatoliy Kvochur, the MiG-29 Pilot who Ejected Two Seconds Before the Crash of his Fulcrum. He survived although he ejected outside the seat’s envelope.
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