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The German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square: the story of Mathias Rust
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square: the story of Mathias Rust
The story of the Tupolev Tu-135 Mach 3 bomber, the Soviet XB-70 Valkyrie that never was
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Tupolev Tu-135 Mach 3 bomber, the Soviet XB-70 Valkyrie that never was
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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
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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
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
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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
RAF Lightning pilot tells the story of when he was scrambled to intercept 80 Soviet Tu-95 Bear and Tu-16 Badger Strategic Bombers off the UK Coast
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
RAF Lightning pilot recalls when he flew a solo intercept against a formation of 80 Soviet Tu-95 Bear and Tu-16 Badger Strategic Bombers off the UK Coast
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
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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)
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
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
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.
The story of Totskoye Nuclear Exercise, the deadliest military exercise in history where Soviets dropped an atomic bomb on their own soldiers
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Totskoye Nuclear Exercise, the deadliest military exercise in history where Soviets dropped an atomic bomb on their own soldiers
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
Legendary Stuka pilot Hans-Ulrich Rudel recalls what it’s like to fly the Ju 87G, the tank busting Ju 87 fitted with 37 mm Cannons that allowed him to destroy 12 T-34s in one day
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Legendary Stuka pilot Hans-Ulrich Rudel recalls what it’s like to fly the Ju 87G, the tank busting Ju 87 fitted with 37 mm Cannons that allowed him to destroy 12 T-34s in one day
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The story of the Iraqi Tu-16 bomber that strafed Ramat David Israeli Air Force Base by means of its defensive barbettes during the Six-Day War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Iraqi Tu-16 bomber that strafed Ramat David Israeli Air Force Base by means of its defensive barbettes during the Six-Day War
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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