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Remembering Captain Carroll "Lex" Fairfax LeFon, the Founder of Neptunus Lex Blog and Patriarch of online Aviation Communities
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering Captain Carroll “Lex” Fairfax LeFon, the Founder of Neptunus Lex Blog and Patriarch of online Aviation Communities
The tense story of the US Navy F-4 crew who had to eject while flying at high speed, low altitude over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the F-4 Phantom II pilot that ejected, hit a large boulder and fell 20 feet down after his parachute deflated. He survived and flew in the US Navy for another ten years.
Former Naval Aviator explains how he was able to find the Aircraft Carrier at Night, with no Electronic Transmission, with his Helicopter Low on Fuel
Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety
Former Naval Aviator explains how he was able to find the Aircraft Carrier at Night, with no Electronic Transmission, with his Helicopter Low on Fuel
The tense story of the US Navy F-4 crew who had to eject while flying at high speed, low altitude over North Vietnam
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains when a military pilot must absolutely, undoubtedly, certainly, and unquestionably eject from his aircraft
The story of the USMC F/A-18 Hornet student pilot who lost his wings for doing aileron rolls after touch and goes while practicing landing
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the USMC F/A-18 Hornet student pilot who lost his wings for doing aileron rolls after touch and goes while practicing landing
The story of the US Navy F/A-18 pilot that made a night trap on a carrier having the Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System (AKA ball) turned off
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy F/A-18 pilot that made a night trap on a carrier having the Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System (AKA ball) turned off
Monument will honor US Navy’s F-14 fighter and the 68 Naval Aviators who lost their lives flying the mighty Tomcat
Military Aviation / Weapons
Former Naval Aviator explains why a fighter pilot prefers a longer-range (effective) missile over a faster and better maneuvering aircraft and over an outstanding radar
Former US Navy F-4 Pilot recalls flying lower than Maverick in his F/A-18 in Top Gun 2 (and explains why military pilots need to train in low flying)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US Navy F-4 Pilot recalls flying lower than Maverick in his F/A-18 in Top Gun 2 (and explains why military pilots need to train in low flying)
The story of the EA-6B Prowler pilot who turned in his wings after a scary Carrier Flight Deck Landing in Rough Seas
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
The story of the EA-6B Prowler pilot who turned in his wings after a scary Carrier Flight Deck Landing in Rough Seas
Tom Cruise and Jerry Bruckheimer Named Honorary Naval Aviators
Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Tom Cruise and Jerry Bruckheimer Named Honorary Naval Aviators
Naval Aviator explains why the Iconic Vigilante is his favorite US Navy Aircraft
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Naval Aviator explains why the Iconic Vigilante is his favorite US Navy Aircraft
F-4 Phantom Vs F-14 Tomcat: Naval Aviator who Flew Both tells which one was the Better Fighter and which one was his Favorite to Fly
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-4 Phantom Vs F-14 Tomcat: Naval Aviator who Flew Both tells which one was the Better Fighter and which one was his Favorite to Fly
Playing With The Boys: Mattel to make line of Top Gun Toys ahead of Sequel Premiere
Military Aviation
Playing With The Boys: Mattel to make line of Top Gun Toys ahead of Sequel Premiere
Top Gun: Maverick Removes Japanese and Taiwanese Flags from Pete Mitchell’s Iconic Jacket To Appease China
Military Aviation
Top Gun: Maverick Removes Japanese and Taiwanese Flags from Pete Mitchell’s Iconic Jacket To Appease China
Former F-14 Pilot remembers Capt Dale “Snort” Snodgrass’ Close Call with an Iraqi SAM during Operation Desert Storm
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Capt Dale Snodgrass Wingman remembers Snort’s Close Call with an Iraqi SAM during Operation Desert Storm
No Kill like a Guns Kill! Remembering Joe “Hoser” Satrapa, the F-14 Driver who scored two simulated gun kills on USAF F-15s for two times in the same mission
Aviation History / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
No Kill like a Guns Kill! Remembering Joe “Hoser” Satrapa, the F-14 Driver who scored two simulated gun kills on two USAF F-15s for two times in the same mission
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