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Once an F-101 pilot tried to race against an SR-71. He gave up when the Blackbird’s RSO asked him how fast his Voodoo could climb above 80,000 feet.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Once an F-101 pilot tried to race against an SR-71. He gave up when the Blackbird’s RSO asked him how fast his Voodoo could climb above 80,000 feet.
The story of the USAF KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft that exploded after a failed pressure test
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft that exploded after a failed pressure test
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first supersonic flight, USAF and NASA Jets will compete to determine which will be first to go supersonic during Edwards AFB Airshow
Airshows / Aviation History / Military Aviation
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first supersonic flight, USAF and NASA Jets will compete to determine which will be first to go supersonic during Edwards AFB Airshow
Video shows A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft being loaded with weapons on a US Highway for the first time
Military Aviation
Video shows A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft being loaded with weapons on a US Highway for the first time
First American F-16 MiG killer gets Desert Camouflage paint scheme similar to that of the Desert Camouflage Uniform worn during the first Gulf War
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
First American F-16 MiG killer gets Desert Camouflage paint scheme similar to that of the Desert Camouflage Uniform worn during the first Gulf War
The story behind this artwork featuring Jimmy Stewart's B-52F dropping bombs on a daylight mission against Viet Cong infiltrators
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story behind this artwork featuring Jimmy Stewart’s B-52F dropping bombs on a daylight mission against Viet Cong infiltrators
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SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO were able to save their Blackbird after it had an engine explosion above 60,000 feet and Mach 2.5
The story of Robin Olds’ “vengeful chase” after North Vietnamese MiG-17s which had shot down his wingman and that resulted in two Fresco kills by Olds
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of Robin Olds’ “vengeful chase” after North Vietnamese MiG-17s which had shot down his wingman and that resulted in two Fresco kills by Olds
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Former USAF Pilot tells the story of Bud Holland, the rogue pilot that crashed his B-52 during an airshow practice after having maneuvered it beyond its operational limits at low altitude
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former USAF Pilot tells the story of Bud Holland, the rogue pilot that crashed his B-52 during an airshow practice after having maneuvered it beyond its operational limits at low altitude
“There’s nothing that compares to the Raptor, it’s the dominant one. It’s sad,” Hickam Airmen reflect as uncertainty radiates through the F-22 community
Military Aviation
“There’s nothing that compares to the Raptor, it’s the dominant one. It’s sad,” Hickam Airmen reflect as uncertainty radiates through the F-22 community
Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs division was originally called "Skonk Works." Here’s why it changed the name to “Skunk Works”
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs division was originally called “Skonk Works.” Here’s why it changed the name to “Skunk Works.”
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 Blackbird pilot tells the story of when he and his RSO flew a 11.13 hours mission involving 6 refuelings and more than five hours above Mach 3.0 during the Yom Kippur War
Here’s what would happen if you had a chance to steal an F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter
Military Aviation
USAF plans to divest 33 F-22 Stealth Fighters rejected by HASC that instead wants to Upgrade Oldest Raptors
USAF A-10 Warthog CAS aircraft getting the Common Open Secure Mission Computer to enhance air dominance and improve sustainability
Military Aviation
USAF A-10 Warthog CAS aircraft getting the Common Open Secure Mission Computer to enhance air dominance and improve sustainability
DARPA looks to leverage laser-equipped KC-46 and KC-135 tankers to recharge drones wirelessly
Drones / Military Aviation
DARPA looks to leverage laser-equipped KC-46 and KC-135 tankers to recharge drones wirelessly
That time a KC-135 Crew saved an F-16 Pilot from ejecting over ISIS Territory
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF Fighter Pilot explains why an F-16 Viper is more comfortable than a commercial airplane for long-haul flights
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