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The story of the RAF Phantom that made an emergency landing at Tonopah AFB and was stenciled with an “F-117 DON’T ASK” zap
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
This RAF Phantom was stenciled with an “F-117 DON’T ASK” zap after it made an emergency landing at Tonopah AFB
The story of when legendary ace Robin Olds put on a Thunderbirds-style show with four F-101s to get off of the promotion list for brigadier general to become a combat wing commander in Vietnam
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of when legendary ace Robin Olds put on a Thunderbirds-style show with four F-101s to get off of the promotion list for brigadier general to become a combat wing commander in Vietnam
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F-106 pilot tells the story of when he fell asleep while SAGE ground computer was flying his Six during a late-night exercise
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-106 pilot tells the story of when he fell asleep while SAGE ground computer was flying his Six during a late-night exercise
New supersonic corridor named "Bell X-1 Supersonic Corridor" unveiled at Edwards AFB during the 2022 Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show & STEM Expo
Aviation History / Military Aviation
New supersonic corridor named “Bell X-1 Supersonic Corridor” unveiled at Edwards AFB during the 2022 Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show & STEM Expo
US Naval Aviator explains why even according to the famed photo featuring the F-16 vs F-4 Minimum Turn Radius the Viper is the most successful fighter ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains why even according to the famed photo featuring the F-16 vs F-4 Minimum Turn Radius the Viper is the most successful fighter ever built
These photos prove that the massive C-5 Galaxy can fly with only three engines
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Pictures feature C-5 Galaxy airlifters flying with only three engines
Aviation History / Military Aviation
American Fighter Aces Association Changes Policy to Include Back Seaters in its “Ace” Category
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F-35A Lightning II that caught fire at Mountain Home AFB in 2016 converted into Crash Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery trainer
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-35A Lightning II that caught fire at Mountain Home AFB in 2016 converted into Crash Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery trainer
SR-71 pilot tells the story of when a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their tanker’s throttles frozen to refuel its Blackbird
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
That time a KC-135Q crew flew through a thunderstorm with their Stratotanker’s throttles frozen to refuel an SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bomber that landed safely without its tail
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the B-52 Stratofortress Strategic Bomber that landed safely without its tail
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Here’s the special painted 75th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight F-16 Viper that is taking part in the Edwards Air Show
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Here’s the special painted 75th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight F-16 Viper that is taking part in the Edwards Air Show
Top Gun: Maverick Lockheed Martin Darkstar is on display at Edwards AFB (side by side with an SR-71 Blackbird)
Military Aviation
Top Gun: Maverick Lockheed Martin Darkstar is on display at Edwards AFB (side by side with an SR-71 Blackbird)
US Naval Aviator explains why although would have been easier to adapt the YF-22 for aircraft carrier operations than the YF-23, neither candidate in the ATF program was really suitable for Naval operations
Aviation History / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains why although would have been easier to adapt the YF-22 for aircraft carrier operations than the YF-23, neither candidate in the ATF program was really suitable for Naval operations
USAF declares Initial Operational Capability Of Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II next generation combat rescue helicopter
Helicopters / Military Aviation
USAF declares Initial Operational Capability Of Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II next generation combat rescue helicopter
Tomcat Vs BUFF: B-52 pilot recalls the dogfights he and his crew had against US Navy F-14 fighter jets
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Tomcat Vs BUFF: B-52 pilot recalls the dogfights he and his crew had against US Navy F-14 fighter jets
Here are some photos of the F-16 used to test F-35's diverterless supersonic inlet
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering the F-16 fighter jet modified to test the F-35’s diverterless supersonic inlet
A-10 pilot explains why the Warthog would win a fight against an AH-64 Apache attack helicopter all other things being equal (pilot skill, full weapons load, clear weather)
Helicopters / Military Aviation
A-10 pilot explains why the Warthog would win a fight against an AH-64 Apache attack helicopter all other things being equal (pilot skill, full weapons load, clear weather)
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