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Ukraine wants F-16 fighter jets, but “You just don’t throw somebody an F-16 and wish them good luck. That is not a recipe for success,” USAF officials say
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 / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when two Blackbird spy planes Generated Tri-Sonic Booms over Hanoi to signal a POW escape
Boeing rolls out First T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Trainer Jet to be Delivered to the US Air Force
Military Aviation
Boeing rolls out First T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Trainer Jet to be Delivered to the US Air Force
USAF selects E-7 Wedgetail to replace a portion of the E-3 Sentry AWACS Fleet
Military Aviation
USAF selects E-7 Wedgetail to replace a portion of the E-3 Sentry AWACS Fleet
Did you know that titanium used to build the iconic SR-71 Blackbird Mach 3+ spy plane came from Soviet Union?
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO’s daughter tells the story of when her father became the first USAF officer to eject from a Blackbird Mach 3+ Spy Plane
Videos show B-1B Lancer strategic bomber catching fire during engine maintenance on the flightline at Dyess Air Force Base
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Videos show B-1B Lancer strategic bomber catching fire during engine maintenance on the flightline at Dyess Air Force Base
USAF proved that an F-15 and an F-16, both equipped with the Legion Pod, can use the pod’s IRST21 infrared sensor to passively triangulate target position
Military Aviation / Weapons
USAF proved that an F-15 and an F-16, both equipped with the Legion Pod, can use the pod’s IRST21 infrared sensor to passively triangulate target position
America Strikes Back: why the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face
Aviation History / Military Aviation
America Strikes Back: why the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face
Ellsworth unveils B-1B Lancer tail art dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Ellsworth unveils B-1B Lancer tail art dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid
SR-71 Pilot tells the story of when his Blackbird flew So Fast that He and his RSO arrived at Beale AFB almost a Day Before They Left Kadena AB
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / SR-71 Top Speed
‘The SR-71 could attain Mach 3.5 but at that speed serious damage to the aircraft might occur,’ former Blackbird Pilot says
Here’s why the Lockheed A-12 Oxcart was the first stealth aircraft
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Here’s why the Lockheed A-12 Oxcart was the first stealth aircraft
Former USAF Fighter Pilot explains why Flying across the pond in the F-4 could be miserable, but pond crossings in the F-16 were absolutely wonderful
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former USAF Fighter Pilot explains why Flying across the pond in the F-4 could be miserable, but pond crossings in the F-16 were absolutely wonderful
The story of the XB-52 and YB-52, the prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s 'beautification' of the US Air Force Museum
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the XB-52 and YB-52, the prototype B-52s scrapped after First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s ‘beautification’ of the US Air Force Museum
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
Hurricane Hunters have started to paint their WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft back to the Vintage Shiny Gray Paint Scheme
Military Aviation
Hurricane Hunters have started to paint their WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft back to the Vintage Shiny Gray Paint Scheme
Did you know that before the SR-71 maiden flight the cockpit had to be rearranged or the USAF would not buy the Blackbird? Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know that before the SR-71 maiden flight the cockpit had to be rearranged or the USAF would not buy the Blackbird? Here’s why.
The All American ‘donkey:’ the story of the Jet-Propelled ‘Pusher’Aircraft (that never was) aimed to boost the B-47 Stratojet on Takeoff
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The All American ‘donkey:’ the story of the Jet-Propelled ‘Pusher’Aircraft (that never was) aimed to boost the B-47 Stratojet on Takeoff
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
Former USAF F-4 Pilot explains how he was able to safely land his Phantom II after the Explosion of its Right Engine
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former USAF F-4 Pilot explains how he was able to safely land his Phantom II after the Explosion of its Right Engine
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