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During Operation Allied Force Serbian air defence was able to monitor B-2 stealth bombers but it couldn’t shoot one down (still some personnel believe they managed to bring down one Spirit)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
During Operation Allied Force Serbian air defence was able to monitor B-2 stealth bombers but it couldn’t shoot one down (still some personnel believe they managed to bring down one Spirit)
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US Navy Operations Specialist explains why although the S-400 SAM System radar can detect the F-35 it can’t target it
Military Aviation
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why although the S-400 SAM System radar can detect the F-35 it can’t target it
B-58 navigator recalls when his pilot turned in his wings after their Hustler went in a nose-high stall during a night training Mach 2 bomb run over Dallas
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-58 navigator recalls his pilot turning in his wings after their Hustler went in a nose-high stall during a night training Mach 2 bomb run over Dallas
Three F-16 jets arrive at Eglin AFB to be modified in self-flying planes to test CCA drone wingman concept
Drones / Military Aviation
Three F-16 jets arrive at Eglin AFB to be modified in self-flying planes to test CCA drone wingman concept
Out of the boneyard and into the force: B-1B Lancer to be resurrected from AMARG to rejoin USAF Strategic Bomber Fleet
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Out of the boneyard and into the force: B-1B Lancer to be resurrected from AMARG to rejoin USAF Strategic Bomber Fleet
US Navy EA-18G pilot explains why the F-16 is a (slightly) better BFM machine that the F-35
Military Aviation
US Navy EA-18G pilot explains why the F-16 is a (slightly) better BFM machine than the F-35
The White House starts campaign to curb the practice of journalists taking souvenirs from Air Force One as one reporter hands over presidential aircraft pillowcase in discreet rendezvous
Military Aviation
The White House starts campaign to curb the practice of journalists taking souvenirs from Air Force One as one reporter hands over presidential aircraft pillowcase in discreet rendezvous
40 years ago, NATO aircraft operated on German autobahn: the story of the biggest exercise to date to use a highway as improvised airfield
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
40 years ago, NATO aircraft operated on German autobahn: the story of the biggest exercise to date to use a highway as improvised airfield
Here’s why the SR-71 inlets had to be labeled “L” and “R” and why the Blackbird had engine and afterburner fuel control cable pulleys
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Did you know a Blackbird was damaged after its engines were placed in the wrong inlet (So, the SR-71 inlets had to be labeled “L” and “R”)?
F-22 Raptor retirement in 2030 not likely as USAF plans to spend $7.8 Billion through fiscal year 2029
Military Aviation
F-22 Raptor retirement in 2030 not likely as USAF plans to spend $7.8 Billion through fiscal year 2029
An in-depth analysis of the rescue operation of Dale Zelko, the F-117 stealth pilot downed during Operation Allied Force
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
An in-depth analysis of the rescue operation of Dale Zelko, the F-117 stealth pilot downed during Operation Allied Force
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
An In-Depth Analysis of how Serbs Were Able to Shoot Down An F-117 Stealth Fighter during Operation Allied Force
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
An in-depth analysis of how an obsolete SA-3 system was able to shoot down an F-117A Nighthawk stealth fighter during Operation Allied Force
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The first silver U-2 to fly since 2014: A rare TU-2S returned to service after a nearly three-year repair odyssey
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The first silver U-2 to fly since 2014: A rare TU-2S returned to service after a nearly three-year repair odyssey
USAF B-1 pilot recalls when he assisted in the landing a Boeing 737 copilot after the captain fell ill
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF B-1 pilot recalls when he assisted in the landing a Boeing 737 copilot after the captain fell ill
Did you know NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission?
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Space
NASA had to borrow U-2/SR-71 “yellow” Pressure Suits for first space shuttle mission. Here’s why.
U-2 driver explains why Dragon Lady pilots must stall the U-2 in the air in order to land the iconic spy plane
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
U-2 driver explains why Dragon Lady pilots must stall the U-2 in the air in order to land the iconic spy plane
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird sonic booms that shattered the windows of Kelly Johnson, Zsa Zsa Gabor and President Nixon’s houses
Aviation Humor / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the SR-71 Blackbird sonic booms that shattered the windows of Kelly Johnson, Zsa Zsa Gabor and President Nixon’s houses
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