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The story of Buddy Brown, the U-2 pilot that took part to O Club parties wearing fake bad teeth to joke about the ozone level effect on U-2 drivers
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of Buddy Brown, the U-2 pilot that took part in O Club parties wearing fake bad teeth to joke about the ozone level effect on U-2 drivers
The Tragic Fate of Major Rudolf Anderson: The U-2 shot down that nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Tragic Fate of Major Rudolf Anderson: The U-2 shot down that nearly escalated the Cuban Missile Crisis
The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The urban legend of the brown bag with $30 million in cash delivered to Kelly Johnson to pay for the first six CIA U-2 spy planes
Did you know NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission?
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Space
Did you know NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission?
TU-2S
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Journalist who served in the Royal Navy and who flew aboard the U-2 explains why the Dagon Lady is the hardest aircraft to land
Did you know that U-2 decompression sickness cases increased after the end of the Cold War? Here’s why the iconic U-2 is the world’s hardest plane to fly
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Did you know that U-2 decompression sickness cases increased after the end of the Cold War? Here’s why the iconic U-2 is the world’s hardest plane to fly
U-2 Spy plane connects five F-35s and an F-22 under Project Hydra to provide real-time 5th Generation data to operators on the ground
Military Aviation
U-2 Spy plane connects five F-35s and an F-22 under Project Hydra to provide real-time 5th Generation data to operators on the ground
Clarence “Kelly” Johnson described the first flight of the top secret A-12 Oxcart as “horrible to watch.” Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Clarence “Kelly” Johnson described the first flight of the top secret A-12 Oxcart as “horrible to watch.” Here’s why.
Impressive videos show why U-2 pilots have balls of steel
Military Aviation
Impressive videos show why U-2 pilots have balls of steel
Here’s why the Canberra PR 9 had been the best reconnaissance aircraft during early operations in Enduring and Iraqi Freedom
Military Aviation
Here’s why the Canberra PR 9 had been the best reconnaissance aircraft during early operations in Enduring and Iraqi Freedom
Impressive video features controlled fire as seen from U-2 Spy Plane’s camera at 70,000 feet
Military Aviation
Impressive video features controlled fire as seen from U-2 Spy Plane’s camera at 70,000 feet
China complains over doubtful USAF U-2 Spy Plane flight that entered its Naval Exercise Area
Military Aviation
China complains over doubtful USAF U-2 Spy Plane flight that entered its Naval Exercise Area
That time a French Mirage III unintentionally buzzed (and scared) a U-2 flying at 65,000ft during a mission aimed to monitor France’s nuclear facilities
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a French Mirage III unintentionally buzzed (and scared) a U-2 flying at 65,000ft during a mission aimed to monitor France’s nuclear facilities
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
Kamikaze Soviet-Style: the unknown Story of the Su-9 Pilot who was ordered to ram Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 Spy Plane
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Kamikaze Soviet-Style: the unknown Story of the Su-9 Pilot who was ordered to ram Francis Gary Powers’ U-2 Spy Plane
Time to eject! A-12 pilot explains how he was able to bail out safely from his Oxcart after it went into a flat inverted spin
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
This Aircraft was Faster than the SR-71 (Look Closely it’s not a Blackbird)
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