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SR-71 RSO recalls when USAF Chief of Staff warned Lockheed that trying to avoid SR-71 retirement would hurt chances to win the F-22 contract (and tells true story behind Blackbird retirement)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO recalls when USAF Chief of Staff warned Lockheed that trying to avoid SR-71 retirement would hurt chances to win the F-22 contract (and tells true story behind Blackbird retirement)
Naval Flight Officer explains why the US Navy doesn’t use jet seaplanes like the Martin P6M SeaMaster
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Naval Flight Officer explains why the US Navy doesn’t use jet seaplanes like the Martin P6M SeaMaster
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-58 navigator recalls doing more bomb runs than anyone in the Hustler on one mission, being on nuclear alert during Cuban Missile Crisis
B-52 pilots recall performing the Whifferdill turn during aerial refuelings at 70 Deg bank angle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-52 pilots recall performing the Whifferdill turn during aerial refuelings at 70 Deg bank angle
Six Turning, Four Burning: The story of how the Iconic B-36 Peacemaker got the Jet Engines
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Six Turning, Four Burning: The story of how the Iconic B-36 Peacemaker got the Jet Engines
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
B-58 navigator recalls when his pilot turned in his wings after their Hustler went in a nose-high stall during a night training Mach 2 bomb run over Dallas
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-58 navigator recalls his pilot turning in his wings after their Hustler went in a nose-high stall during a night training Mach 2 bomb run over Dallas
B-47 navigator/bombardier recalls when his Stratojet flew the largest Nuclear Bomb ever built to Spain
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-47 navigator/bombardier recalls when out of 45 Stratojets that took off from Little Rock AFB to the UK his B-47 was the only one that made it across the Atlantic Ocean
The prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum: The story of the XB-52 and YB-52
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum: The story of the XB-52 and YB-52
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
Promoting the Behemoth: The Strategic Air Command Movie and the B-36 Peacemaker-boosting campaign
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Epic video shows B-36 takeoff and landing in James Stewart’s Strategic Air Command Re-edited in 4 K
B-58 Attrition: was the Hustler’s High Accident Rate the Reason for its Early Withdrawal?
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-58 Attrition: was the Hustler’s High Accident Rate the Reason for its Early Withdrawal?
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Cool clips feature B-47 Stratojet bombers doing Immelmann Turns and Barrel Rolls
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Cool clips feature B-47 Stratojet bombers doing Immelmann Turns and Barrel Rolls
B-47 navigator/bombardier recalls when his Stratojet flew the largest Nuclear Bomb ever built to Spain
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-47 navigator/bombardier recalls when his Stratojet flew the largest Nuclear Bomb ever built to Spain
The Story of the Ten-Minute Tornado that Damaged 106 B-36 Peacemaker Strategic Bombers
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the Tornado that hit Carswell AFB and damaged two-thirds of SAC’s B-36 Peacemaker Force
Utah Air National Guard now fields modified KC-135 Stratotanker able to enhance Battlespace Communications for all players in the Indo-Pacific region
Military Aviation
Utah Air National Guard now fields modified KC-135 Stratotanker able to enhance Battlespace Communications for all players in the Indo-Pacific region
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO arrived at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Left Kadena AB
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the SR-71 Double-Engine Flameout over North Vietnam that led to the Blackbird’s nickname the “Lead Sled”
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 strategic bombers and hundreds of KC-135 Stratotankers for real
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
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