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During Desert Storm 2 F-14 crews pushed their Tomcats to Mach 1.2, flew unscathed through 6 Iraqi SAM batteries and completed a TARPS mission over weapons of mass destruction plant of Al Qa’im
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
During Desert Storm 2 F-14 crews pushed their Tomcats to Mach 1.2, flew unscathed through 6 Iraqi SAM batteries and completed a TARPS mission over weapons of mass destruction plant of Al Qa’im
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The VF-142 F-4B that was able to make an emergency landing aboard USS Ranger after her radome was destroyed by Vietnamese AAA
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The VF-142 F-4B that was able to make an emergency landing aboard USS Ranger after her radome was destroyed by Vietnamese AAA
After 23 Years, F-35 Enters Full-Rate Production (but Lightning II deliveries are on hold pending testing of the Tech Refresh 3 hardware and software)
Military Aviation
After 23 Years, F-35 Enters Full-Rate Production (but Lightning II deliveries are on hold pending testing of the Tech Refresh 3 hardware and software)
US Navy P-3 crew member recalls when a USAF C-130 Hercules provided Buddy Start to his Orion after #2 engine failed to start
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy P-3 crew member recalls when a USAF C-130 Hercules provided Buddy Start to his Orion after #2 engine failed to start
US Navy submariners tell who act as doctors aboard submarines given that physicians are not generally aboard
Naval Warfare
US Navy submariners tell who act as doctors aboard submarines given that physicians are not generally aboard
The story of Leslie Shook, the voice behind Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet’s Bitchin’ Betty
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Leslie Shook, the voice behind Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet’s Bitchin’ Betty
Legendary F-14 pilot Joe “Hoser” Satrapa tells the story of the gun kill on an F-15 that almost sold Tomcats to Japan
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Legendary F-14 pilot Joe “Hoser” Satrapa tells the story of the gun kill on an F-15 that almost sold Tomcats to Japan
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Here’s why Four Weeks were required to Scuttle USS America, the Only Supercarrier Ever Sunk
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
Here’s why Four Weeks were required to Scuttle USS America, the Only Supercarrier Ever Sunk
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Naval Aviator explains why the F-35 and its incredible capabilities would have made Top Gun: Maverick boring
Military Aviation
Naval Aviator explains why the F-35 and its incredible capabilities would have made Top Gun: Maverick boring
The day a Cuban Air Force pilot defected to the US with his MiG-23. He then borrowed a Cessna 310, flew back to Cuba and brought his family to America.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The day a Cuban Air Force pilot defected to the US with his MiG-23. He then borrowed a Cessna 310, flew back to Cuba and brought his family to America.
The “accidental” arrival of the legendary F4U Corsair in the South Pacific and the story of Ken Walsh, the first man to become a “Corsair ace”
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety
The story of how the iconic Vought F4U Corsair got the Nickname “Ensign Eliminator”
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The French Mirage 2000 shot down by Serbs during Operation Deliberate Force and the three unsuccessful CSAR missions to save its crew members (they had already been secretly captured by General Mladić)
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The French Mirage 2000 shot down by Serbs during Operation Deliberate Force and the three unsuccessful CSAR missions to save its crew members (they had already been secretly captured by General Mladić)
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
Former US Navy Submariner explains why K-314 Captain was at fault when his submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
US Navy Submariner explains why the Soviet Captain was at fault when K-314 submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier
US Navy F-14 pilot recalls landing 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 pilot recalls landing a Tomcat with a full load of six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles on the aircraft carrier
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
Old warriors never die: US Navy Surging C-2A Greyhound COD aircraft as V-22 Groundings Continue
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Old warriors never die: US Navy Surging C-2A Greyhound COD aircraft as V-22 Groundings Continue
F-8 Pilot recalls a Colorful Crusader Driver Who Hit the Ramp and Ejected on His Initial Night Qual
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-8 Pilot recalls a Colorful Crusader Driver Who Hit the Ramp and Ejected on His Initial Night Qual
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The exercise where French Mystere IV and Super Mystere B2 fighters outmaneuvered and outclassed US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The lessons learned by US Navy F-4 crews from the exercise where French fighters trailed airliners and outmaneuvered and outclassed their Phantom IIs
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