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Here’s why starting the engine on an F-16 Viper is different from most other jet aircraft
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Starting the engine on an F-16 Viper is different from most other jet aircraft. Here’s why.
USMC A-4 pilot recalls when a USAF F-15 pilot refused to fly a “not all aspect Sidewinder” mock air engagement against his Skyhawk
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
USMC A-4 pilot recalls when a USAF F-15 pilot refused to fly a “not all aspect Sidewinder” mock air engagement against his Skyhawk
Here’s how two little Dents on the SR-71 Nose prevented Surface-to-air Missiles from Scoring any Hit on the Blackbird
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s how two little Dents on the SR-71 Nose prevented Surface-to-air Missiles from Scoring any Hit on the Blackbird
The Sad Story of the B-1B Weapons Crew who was crushed between Lancer's Bomb Bay Doors (Luckily, he survived the incident)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-1B Instrument Flight Controls Specialist recalls when a Lancer Weapons Crew was crushed between B-1B’s Bomb Bay Doors (Luckily, he survived the incident)
Engineer who took part in E-3 Sentry Development explains why the AWACS Tail is Coated with Dielectric Paint and why Long-Range Missiles are the Only Real Threat to the Aircraft
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Engineer who took part in E-3 Sentry Development tells why Long-Range Missiles are the Only Real Threat to the AWACS and why the aircraft Tail is Coated with Dielectric Paint
USAF avionics technician explains how stealth aircraft can be seen on radar screens
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USAF avionics technician explains how stealth aircraft can be seen on radar screens
EF-111A EWO recalls when his Raven with Asymmetric Slats had to do a departure end cable arrestment
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
EF-111A EWO recalls when his Raven with Asymmetric Slats had to do a departure end cable arrestment
Watch this clip of a USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
Watch this clip of a USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
When Soviets faked a flyby of 28 Myasishchev M-4s to pretend they had a credible fleet of bombers, the US built thousands of B-47 and B-52 strategic bombers and hundreds of KC-135 Stratotankers for real
Aviation History / 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 built thousands of B-47 and B-52 bombers and hundreds of KC-135s for real
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3 reasons why Legendary Ace Robin Olds hated F-4 Phantom II gun pod
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
3 reasons why Legendary Ace Robin Olds hated F-4 Phantom II gun pod
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JP-7, the fuel that powered the SR-71 Blackbird caused a nationwide shortage of bug spray. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Producing JP-7, the fuel that powered the SR-71 Blackbird, caused a nationwide shortage of bug spray. Here’s why.
The only KC-10 lost by the USAF: the sad story of the Extender that exploded on the ramp at Barksdale AFB
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The only KC-10 lost by the USAF: the sad story of the Extender that exploded on the ramp at Barksdale AFB
Old warriors never die: US Navy Surging C-2A Greyhound COD aircraft as V-22 Groundings Continue
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Old warriors never die: US Navy Surging C-2A Greyhound COD aircraft as V-22 Groundings Continue
On Valentine's Day 1986 a USAF FB-111 Supersonic Bomber Transported a Donor Heart from Oklahoma to Connecticut in two hours to save a patient
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
On Valentine’s Day 1986 a USAF FB-111 Supersonic Bomber Transported a Donor Heart from Oklahoma to Connecticut in two hours to save a patient
Several customers are interested in restarting C-17 Globemaster III production, Boeing says
Military Aviation
Several customers are interested in restarting C-17 Globemaster III production, Boeing says
The story of the F-15E Strike Eagle that shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb during Operation Desert Storm
Aviation History / Military Aviation
USAF F-15E WSO recalls when he and his pilot shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb during Operation Desert Storm
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