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Former T-39A Pilot tells the story of when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
T-39A Pilot recalls when a Saudi Prince arrived in the US to buy F-15s pulled out a Roll of $1,000 Bills and asked him how many he needed to pay for the Sabreliner Fuel
In 1970s NASA was not allowed to have any SR-71s, yet they received one and they passed it off as YF-12C (with a bogus A-12 tail number)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
In 1970s NASA was not allowed to have any SR-71s, yet they received one and they passed it off as YF-12C (with a bogus A-12 tail number)
The story of when a USAF B-2 Spirit bombed Chinese Embassy in Belgrade during Operation Allied Force
Military Aviation
The story of when a USAF B-2 Spirit bombed Chinese Embassy in Belgrade during Operation Allied Force
SR-71 pilot explains how to get better gas mileage in a Blackbird flying at Mach 3
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 pilot explains how to get better gas mileage in a Blackbird flying at Mach 3
A-10 Pilot tells how a Warthog could BRRRRRRRRTTTTTTTT a Star Wars AT-AT
Military Aviation
A-10 Pilot tells how a Warthog could BRRRRRRRRTTTTTTTT a Star Wars AT-AT
The Odyssey of Bat 21, Part One: the most famous EB-66 loss
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Odyssey of Bat 21: the most famous EB-66 loss
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Climate Chamber Test, Escape System Test, Flight Control Law: T-7A Red Hawk Triples Progress as flight testing continues
Military Aviation
Climate Chamber Test, Escape System Test, Flight Control Law: T-7A Red Hawk Triples Progress as flight testing continues
The Soviet MiG-19 pilot shot down and killed by Soviet SAMs while he was trying to intercept the already destroyed Francis Gary Powers’ U-2
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Soviet MiG-19 pilot shot down and killed by Soviet SAMs while he was trying to intercept the already destroyed Francis Gary Powers’ U-2
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
USAF training its F-35 pilots to carry out basic maintenance and refueling chores in austere environments
Military Aviation
USAF training its F-35 pilots to carry out basic maintenance and refueling chores in austere environments
For Neptune Spear the Navy SEALs wanted heavily armed MH-47 Chinooks but stealth Black Hawks were used instead. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
For Neptune Spear the Navy SEALs wanted heavily armed MH-47 Chinooks but stealth Black Hawks were used instead. Here’s why.
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
SR-71 RSO recalls when after a mission flown the day of Chernobyl Disaster his Blackbird could not taxy into the hangar until he, his pilot and their aircraft were checked with a Geiger counter
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO recalls when after a mission flown the day of Chernobyl Disaster his Blackbird could not taxy into the hangar until he, his pilot and their aircraft were checked with a Geiger counter
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
B-58 navigator recalls doing more bomb runs than anyone in the Hustler on one mission, being on nuclear alert during Cuban Missile Crisis
Impressive video shows 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing performing mass fly-off of 12 B-2 Spirit bombers
Military Aviation
Impressive video shows 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing performing mass fly-off of 12 B-2 Spirit bombers
Alligator blocks USAF KC-135 Stratotanker, fights with FWC Officers at MacDill AFB
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Alligator blocks USAF KC-135 Stratotanker, fights with FWC Officers at MacDill AFB
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Unique SR-71 Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Blackbird’s
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Unique SR-71 Cockpit photos show why no cockpit demands as much intense focus as a Blackbird’s
Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments
Military Aviation
Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments
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