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The story of George Smith, the F-100 test pilot who became the first person to accomplish supersonic bailout (He suffered grievous injuries, survived and resumed flying Super Sabres again)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of George Smith, the F-100 test pilot who became the first person to accomplish supersonic ejection (He suffered grievous injuries, survived and resumed flying Super Sabres again)
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
"Jackie, we are at Mach 2." " You may be at Mach 2 in the front cockpit, but I am only at Mach 1.96 in this cockpit.” Vigilante pilot recalls giving a nearly Mach 2 ride to Jackie Cochran in the A3J
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
“Jackie, we are at Mach 2.” ” You may be at Mach 2 in the front cockpit, but I am only at Mach 1.96 in this cockpit.” Vigilante pilot recalls giving a nearly Mach 2 ride to Jackie Cochran in the A3J
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
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 the F11F Tiger Test Pilot who Shot Himself Down by Overtaking his Bullets in a Dive
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the F11F Tiger Test Pilot who Shot Himself Down by Overtaking his Bullets in a Dive
Impressive video shows F-14A Tomcat becoming uncontrollable after flat spin test gone wrong
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy Test Pilot tells the story of the F-14 Tomcat Fatal Flat Spin Mode That Was Never Supposed to Happen
First man to fly the iconic SR-71 recalls when he flew the Blackbird Inverted and he turned off the Instrumentation so that Kelly Johnson wouldn’t find out
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
First man to fly the iconic SR-71 recalls when he flew the Blackbird Inverted and he turned off the Instrumentation so that Kelly Johnson wouldn’t find out
Sponsored by: Casemate
New supersonic corridor named "Bell X-1 Supersonic Corridor" unveiled at Edwards AFB during the 2022 Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show & STEM Expo
Aviation History / Military Aviation
New supersonic corridor named “Bell X-1 Supersonic Corridor” unveiled at Edwards AFB during the 2022 Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show & STEM Expo
Former F-14D pilot tells the story of when Chuck Yeager called his Super Tomcat “the only real fighter” featured at Edwards AFB air show
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14D pilot recalls that time Chuck Yeager said his Super Tomcat was “the only real fighter” featured at Edwards AFB air show
Here’s how much Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin earned for their moonwalk on the Apollo 11 Mission
Space
Here’s how much Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin earned for their moonwalk on the Apollo 11 Mission
The story of Neil Armstrong's X-15 Test Flight that Bounced Off the Atmosphere
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Space
The story of Neil Armstrong’s X-15 Test Flight that Bounced Off the Atmosphere
The story of legendary test pilot Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown and the Seafire ‘crabbed’ landing
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of legendary test pilot Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown and the Seafire ‘crabbed’ landing
Join Test Pilot Jim Sandberg for YF-23 PAV-2 “Gray Ghost” walk-around
Military Aviation
Join Test Pilot Jim Sandberg for YF-23 PAV-2 “Gray Ghost” walk-around
This former A-10 Driver has become the First Female F-35 Test Pilot
Military Aviation
This former A-10 Driver has become the First Female F-35 Test Pilot
Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed: the X-15 Ejection Seat
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed: the X-15 Ejection Seat
The Story of Mike Adams, the only Pilot to lose his life during the X-15 Flight-Test Program
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Story of Mike Adams, the only Pilot to lose his life during the X-15 Flight-Test Program
Cool photos show RN and RAF F-35 pilots conducting first night flying trials off HMS Queen Elizabeth
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
Cool photos show RN and RAF F-35 pilots conducting first night flying trials off HMS Queen Elizabeth
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