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North Vietnamese MiG-21 pilot recalls when his two wingmen were shot down by USAF F-4Cs acting as RF-4Cs in a new tactic devised by Robin Olds four days after Operation Bolo
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Operation Bolo: how Robin Olds F-4s disguised as F-105s shot down 7 North Vietnamese MiG-21s in 12 minutes
The story of the NASA F-106 Delta Dart that was struck by Lightning 714 Times
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the NASA F-106 Delta Dart that was struck by Lightning 714 Times
The story of the USAF RB-66 shot down by Soviet MiG-19s after it strayed into East German airspace
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the USAF RB-66 shot down by Soviet MiG-19s after it strayed into East German airspace
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Promoting the Behemoth: The Strategic Air Command Movie and the B-36 Peacemaker-boosting campaign
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Epic video shows B-36 takeoff and landing in James Stewart’s Strategic Air Command Re-edited in 4 K
USAF Eagle aviatrix recalls when she blacked out after sustaining 8.5/9G’s for more than a minute in a mock dogfight against another F-15
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF Eagle aviatrix recalls when she blacked out after sustaining 8.5/9G’s for more than a minute in a mock dogfight against another F-15
Here’s how this Viper pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM
MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Here’s how this Viper pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM
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USAF pilot recalls when a B-52 Bombardier-Radar Navigator survived although he couldn’t eject from his exploding BUFF after it was hit by a SAM during Operation Linebacker II
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF pilot recalls when a B-52 Bombardier-Radar Navigator survived although he couldn’t eject from his exploding BUFF after it was hit by a SAM during Operation Linebacker II
Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle
SR-71 Blackbird RSO recalls the North Pole Mission he and his pilot flew the Night Before Christmas to spy on Soviets setting up acoustic sensors to track US submarines
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 Blackbird RSO recalls the North Pole Mission he and his pilot flew the Night Before Christmas to spy on Soviets setting up acoustic sensors to track US submarines
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
F-102 pilot explains why Deuce drivers always worn the oxygen mask only for takeoffs and landings
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety
F-102 pilot explains why Deuce drivers always worn the oxygen mask only for takeoffs and landings
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls refueling every 30–40 minutes from USAF KC-135s during a Corsair II 5-ship TRANSPAC flight
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy A-7 pilot recalls refueling every 30–40 minutes from USAF KC-135s during a Corsair II 5-ship TRANSPAC flight
US Navy F-4 pilot who provided MiG CAP support for B-52s during Operation Linebacker II explains why BUFF Crews were scared of flying over Hanoi
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot who provided MiG CAP support for B-52s during Operation Linebacker II explains why BUFF Crews were scared of flying over Hanoi
When Shah of Iran said he liked the F-15 because it was an Air Superiority Fighter but he liked the F-14 even more because he Needed an Air Supremacy Fighter
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
When Shah of Iran said he liked the F-15 because it was an Air Superiority Fighter but he liked the F-14 even more because he Needed an Air Supremacy Fighter
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
C-5M offloads 23,500 pounds of fuel to KC-10 in reverse air refueling proof of concept to enhance tanker aircraft capability
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
C-5M offloads 23,500 pounds of fuel to KC-10 in reverse air refueling proof of concept to enhance tanker aircraft capability
40 Years ago the USAF retired the last B-52D, the BUFF model used to bomb North Vietnamese targets during Christmas Bombing Operation Linebacker II
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
40 Years ago the USAF retired the last B-52D, the BUFF model used to bomb North Vietnamese targets during Christmas Bombing Operation Linebacker II
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Project Blue Book and the story of how UFO sightings were used to cover high altitude U-2 flights
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of when a Taiwanese U-2 pilot flamed out at 70,000 feet over the Rocky Mountains and glided to a rough night landing at a remote airport in Colorado
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