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‘CH-47 crews can land the Chinook on water, shut down, climb up on top for a photo, then get back in, start up and take off.’ CH-47 pilot lists 14 Amazing Facts about Chinook Helicopter
Helicopters / Military Aviation
‘CH-47 crews can land the Chinook on water, shut down, climb up on top for a photo, then get back in, start up and take off.’ CH-47 pilot lists 14 Amazing Facts about Chinook Helicopter
The Scaled Composites ARES, the mini A-10 that never was that played the part of the secret Me 263 jet in the movie Iron Eagle III
Aviation History / Military Aviation
USAF Avionics Technician explains why Scaled Composites ARES was like a mini A-10 Warthog
USAF chief loadmaster recalls the Green Ramp Disaster: the sad story of when an F-16 collided with a C-130 over Green Ramp and then crashed into a parked C-141
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF chief loadmaster recalls the Green Ramp Disaster: the sad story of when an F-16 collided with a C-130 over Green Ramp and then crashed into a parked C-141
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
The USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache. Here’s why.
Helicopters / Military Aviation
The USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache. Here’s why.
US Army AH-64 gunner recalls when he got the call sign "Muddy” because he had diarrhea in his Apache during an attack training mission
Helicopters / Military Aviation
US Army AH-64 gunner recalls when he got the call sign “Muddy” because he had diarrhea in his Apache during an attack training mission
Not only JP-8: US Army tanker recalls M1 Abrams turbine running on Bacardi 151 and unknown fuels
Military Aviation / Uncategorized
Not only JP-8: US Army tanker recalls M1 Abrams turbine running on Bacardi 151 and unknown fuels
CH-47 crew chief recalls when a Chinook pilot tasked to sling load a 15,000 lb Daisy Cutter to a safe area got scared and released the bomb 5 feet from ground
Helicopters / Military Aviation
CH-47 crew chief recalls when a Chinook pilot tasked to sling load a 15,000 lb Daisy Cutter to a safe area got scared and released the bomb 5 feet from ground
The US Army UH-60 pilot with a wounded soldier aboard that during Operation Urgent Fury landed on a US Navy carrier even though he was waved off because he was not deck qualified
Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The US Army UH-60 pilot with a wounded soldier aboard that during Operation Urgent Fury landed on a US Navy carrier even though he was waved off because he was not deck qualified
Huey crew members explain why UH-1 helicopters (almost) always flew with doors open during the Vietnam War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
Huey crew members explain why UH-1 helicopters (almost) always flew with doors open during the Vietnam War
AH-64E V6.5, the newest version of the Apache attack helicopter, Completes First Flight
Helicopters / Military Aviation
AH-64E V6.5, the newest version of the Apache attack helicopter, Completes First Flight
Sikorsky unveils RAIDER X, next-gen scout helicopter prototype for US Army’s FARA competition aimed to develop a successor to the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Helicopters / Military Aviation
Sikorsky unveils RAIDER X, next-gen scout helicopter prototype for US Army’s FARA competition aimed to develop a successor to the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
RAF Harrier GR.7 pilot recalls the recce mission he and his wingman flew above the crash site of two US Army UH-60 Black Hawks shot down in error by two USAF F-15s
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
RAF Harrier GR.7 pilot recalls the recce mission he and his wingman flew above the crash site of two US Army UH-60 Black Hawks shot down in error by two USAF F-15s
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Call Sign Vodka: the US Army UH-60 Pilot who played a prank on Bagram Tower when by using heavy Russian accent he pretended to be a Russian Mi-8 pilot requesting to land
Aviation History / Helicopters / Military Aviation
Call Sign Vodka: the US Army UH-60 Pilot who played a prank on Bagram Tower when by using heavy Russian accent he pretended to be a Russian Mi-8 pilot requesting to land
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
US Army OV-1 pilot explains how he was able to shoot down a North Vietnamese MiG-17 by means of his Mohawk’s rockets and gun
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
US Army OV-1 pilot explains how he was able to shoot down a North Vietnamese MiG-17 by means of his Mohawk’s rockets and gun
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Vietnam War AH-1 pilot who lifted four US Army soldiers clinging to the Cobra’s skids and rocket pods out of harm’s way received the Medal of Honor
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
Vietnam War AH-1 pilot who lifted four US Army soldiers clinging to the Cobra’s skids and rocket pods out of harm’s way received the Medal of Honor
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