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When Soviets faked a flyby of 28 Myasishchev M-4s to pretend they had a credible fleet of bombers, the US increased B-52 production by 35%
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 increased B-52 production by 35%
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SR-71 recalls the tense mission over the Barents Sea where he spotted a Soviet MiG-31 scrambled to intercept his Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Rare but true: that time an SR-71 Crew spotted six soviet fighters trying to intercept their Blackbird during a Barents/Baltic Seas sortie
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US Navy Operations Specialist explains why although the S-400 SAM System radar can detect the F-22 and F-35 it can’t achieve “weapons lock” on them
Military Aviation / Weapons
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why although the S-400 SAM System radar can detect the F-22 and F-35 it can’t achieve “weapons lock” on them
Did you know SR-71 crew members on a moonless clear night could see 3.5 trillion more stars at 80,000 feet than you can on the ground?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know SR-71 crew members on a moonless clear night could see 3.5 trillion more stars at 80,000 feet than you can on the ground?
Boeing delivers first operational F-15EX Eagle II fighter jet
Military Aviation
Boeing delivers first operational F-15EX Eagle II fighter jet
Impressive video shows XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 bomber being pushed outside the USAF Museum for a bath
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Impressive video shows XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 bomber being pushed outside the USAF Museum for a bath
The Development and Life of YF-16 #72-1568: The story of the Longest Serving F-16
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The Development and Life of YF-16 #72-1568: The story of the Longest Serving F-16
Cool video shows USAF B-52 Stratofortress bombers operating from RAF Fairford
Military Aviation
Cool video shows USAF B-52 Stratofortress bombers operating from RAF Fairford
Voodoos Vs MiGs: how unarmed RF-101 tactical reconnaissance fighters dodged North Vietnamese MiG jets
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Voodoos Vs MiGs: how unarmed RF-101 tactical reconnaissance fighters dodged North Vietnamese MiG jets
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Swiss only female fighter pilot graduates from US Air Force Test Pilot School: she will be the first female Swiss Air Force test pilot
Military Aviation
Swiss only female fighter pilot graduates from US Air Force Test Pilot School: she will be the first female Swiss Air Force test pilot
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
XB-70 pilot recalls when his Valkyrie crashed after an F-104 chase plane collided with its vertical stabilizer
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The C-141 is possibly The Most Significant Aircraft in History of Jet Airlifter Design. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The C-141 is possibly The Most Significant Aircraft in History of Jet Airlifter Design. Here’s why.
US Navy Operations Specialist explains how a B-21 Raider loaded with a gazillion of air-to-air missiles could keep Chinese J-20 stealth fighters at bay
Military Aviation
US Navy Operations Specialist explains how a B-21 Raider loaded with a gazillion of air-to-air missiles could keep Chinese J-20 stealth fighters at bay
Did you know two Buick Nailhead V8 engines were used to start the SR-71 Mach 3+ plane because the Blackbird didn’t have a starter?
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know two Buick Nailhead V8 engines were used to start the SR-71 Mach 3+ plane because the Blackbird didn’t have a starter?
Front landing gear retracts on KC-135 parked at McConnell AFB. No injuries reported.
Military Aviation
Front landing gear retracts on KC-135 parked at McConnell AFB. No injuries reported.
Cool 3D animation shows how A-10 Thunderbolt II’s GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon works
Military Aviation / Weapons
Cool 3D animation shows how A-10 Thunderbolt II’s GAU-8 Avenger 30mm cannon works
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