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US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Former Naval Aviator explains why the XF8U-3 Crusader III is the best supersonic fighter jet ever built and why lost to the F-4 Phantom II
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Former Naval Aviator explains why the XF8U-3 Crusader III is the best supersonic fighter jet ever built and why lost to the F-4 Phantom II
Video shows MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial tanker refueling an F-35C Lightning II for the first time
Drones / Military Aviation
Video shows MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial tanker refueling an F-35C Lightning II for the first time
The F-14 Tomcat posed such a serious threat to the Soviets that once they tried to fish one that fell off the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The F-14 Tomcat posed such a serious threat to the Soviets that they once tried to fish one that fell off the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy
The Boeing F-32 may have had some advantages over the F-35 but it would have had the same issues of the Lightning II. Here’s why.
Military Aviation
The Boeing F-32 may have had some advantages over the F-35 but it would have had the same issues of the Lightning II. Here’s why.
The story of the US Navy A-7 that gun killed a US Navy pilotless, errant Corsair II
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy A-7 that gun killed a US Navy pilotless, errant Corsair II
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Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
US Navy F-14 crew members explain how you could land a Tomcat with a full load of six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles on the aircraft carrier
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 crew members explain how you could land a Tomcat with a full load of six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles on the aircraft carrier
When Admiral Yamamoto was shot down Japan didn’t suspect their radio codes were compromised. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
When Admiral Yamamoto was shot down Japan didn’t suspect their radio codes were compromised. Here’s why.
Remembering the Lockheed Sea Shadow, the ship that used the same stealth technology of the F-117 Nighthawk
U.S. Navy / Weapons
Remembering the Lockheed Sea Shadow, the ship that used the same stealth technology of the F-117 Nighthawk
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The story of the US Navy F-8 pilots that instructed USAF F-4 crews in ACM, beat them during every engagement and made Robin Olds angry
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the US Navy F-8 pilots that instructed USAF F-4 crews in ACM, beat them during every engagement and made Robin Olds angry
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
A detailed analysis of the ongoing Kabul evacuation: the aircraft involved, those that have been abandoned and the US Navy F/A-18E/Fs flying top cover (via Pakistan)
Military Aviation
A detailed analysis of the ongoing Kabul evacuation: the aircraft involved, those that have been abandoned and the US Navy F/A-18E/Fs flying top cover (via Pakistan)
MQ-25 Stingray refuels Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye command and control aircraft, completing second unmanned aerial tanking to date
Drones / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
MQ-25 Stingray refuels Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye command and control aircraft, completing second unmanned aerial tanking to date
VF-41 Black Aces F-14 Tomcat crew members who took part in Gulf of Sidra Incident recall the shooting down of Gaddafi Sukhoi Su-22M Fitter fighter bombers
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
VF-41 Black Aces F-14 Tomcat crew members who took part in Gulf of Sidra Incident recall the shooting down of Gaddafi Sukhoi Su-22M Fitter fighter bombers
B-52 Navigator tells the story of when his BUFF was nearly fired at by a Navy/Marine F/A-18 during Operation Desert Storm (and remembers other scary sorties flown during the First Gulf War)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 Navigator tells the story of when his BUFF was nearly fired at by a Navy/Marine F/A-18 during Operation Desert Storm (and remembers other scary sorties flown during the First Gulf War)
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
VFA-11 Red Rippers make a US Navy first by having their CO F/A-18 Super Hornet (normally a ‘101’ MODEX) permitted to carry the two-digit MODEX of ‘11’
Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
VFA-11 Red Rippers make a US Navy first by having their CO F/A-18 Super Hornet (normally a ‘101’ MODEX) permitted to carry the two-digit MODEX of ‘11’
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