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The Unknown Role Played by the F-104 Starfighter During Operation Bolo
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Starfighter’s Worst Day: The Story of two USAF F-104 pilots involved in Iron Hand escort missions that were Shot Down on the Same Day by North Vietnamese SAMs
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
Even if it was faster than the Blackbird, the SA-2 SAM was never able to hit the SR-71. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird RSO tells the story of the first time a SAM was fired at an SR-71 Mach 3+ Spy Plane
Photos and video of Russian Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot attack aircraft that safely landed after being hit by Ukrainian MANPADS
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Photos and video of Russian Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot attack aircraft that safely landed after being hit by Ukrainian MANPADS
The list of the fastest and the highest known flights ever recorded by the Lockheed Blackbird family
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when his Blackbird Photographed all of the SA-2 SAM Sites in North Korea in One Mission before doing an Emergency Landing in South Korea because of an Engine Failure
Germany and Netherlands to supply FIM-92 Stinger Surface-to-Air Missiles to Ukraine
Military Aviation / Weapons
Germany and Netherlands to supply FIM-92 Stinger Surface-to-Air Missiles to Ukraine
Here’s how two little Dents placed on the Nose of the SR-71 prevented Surface-to-air Missiles from Scoring any Hit on the Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s how two little Dents placed on the Nose of the SR-71 prevented Surface-to-air Missiles from Scoring any Hit on the Blackbird
The Israeli Air Force A-4’s “Barrel”: the Yom Kippur War-era modification that extended the Skyhawk’s nozzle to combat the heat-seeking SA-7 SAM
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Israeli Air Force A-4’s “Barrel”: the Yom Kippur War-era modification that extended the Skyhawk’s nozzle to combat the heat-seeking SA-7 SAM
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The 11 Days that Ended 11 Years of War: the B-52 and Operation Linebacker II
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
How outdated WWII tactics and Soviet-manned North Vietnamese SAM Systems led to the shooting down of 15 B-52 bombers during Operation Linebacker II
An exclusive sneak peek of the official trailer to the upcoming Thud Pilots II – Rise of the Hunter Killer documentary
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
An exclusive sneak peek of the official trailer to the upcoming Thud Pilots II – Rise of the Hunter Killer documentary
This OV-10 pilot died after ditching his Bronco to save his observer who couldn’t eject because his parachute was shredded by the explosion of a North Vietnamese SA-7
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
This OV-10 pilot died after ditching his Bronco to save his observer who couldn’t eject because his parachute was shredded by the explosion of a North Vietnamese SA-7
The story of 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 / Military Aviation
The story of 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
Even if it was faster than the Blackbird, the SA-2 SAM was never able to hit the SR-71. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Even if it was faster than the Blackbird, the SA-2 SAM was never able to hit the SR-71. Here’s why.
Airbus A320 with 172 People Aboard Nearly Shot Down by Syrian Air Defense During Israeli F-16 Strike
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Airbus A320 with 172 People Aboard Nearly Shot Down by Syrian Air Defense During Israeli F-16 Strike
“The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake.” Iran admits to unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian Boeing 737 airliner
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
“The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake.” Iran admits to unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian Boeing 737 airliner
Video Apparently Shows the moment Ukrainian Boeing 737 Airliner is Shot Down by Iranian SAM
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Video Apparently Shows the moment Ukrainian Boeing 737 Airliner is Shot Down by Iranian SAM
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