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45 Years of F/A-18 Legacy Hornet, the US Navy’s first multirole aircraft
Aviation History / Military Aviation
45 Years of F/A-18 Legacy Hornet, the US Navy’s first multirole aircraft
EA-18G pilot on B-52 payload: ‘The BUFF can carry [more than] the entire weight of the Growler…in bombs!’
Military Aviation
‘The BUFF can carry [more than] the entire weight of the Growler…in bombs!’ EA-18G pilot’s take on B-52 payload
Naval Aviator tells why during cat launch pilots of aircraft with conventional controls can hold onto the control stick whereas pilots of FBW aircraft must keep their right hand up off controls
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Naval Aviator tells why during cat launch pilots of aircraft with conventional controls can hold onto the control stick whereas pilots of FBW aircraft must keep their right hand up off controls
Eagle Vs Tomcat Vs Hornet: the F-15 in Dissimilar Fighting against legendary F-14 crews and why F-15 Pilots liked the Fake Canopies painted on CF-188s
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Eagle Vs Tomcat Vs Hornet: the F-15 in Dissimilar Fighting against legendary F-14 crews and why F-15 Pilots liked the Fake Canopies painted on CF-188s
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The U-2 that crashed in Bolivia after its pilot died suffering hypoxia while overflying Cuba and after US Navy F-4s failed to shoot it down
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The U-2 that crashed in Bolivia after its pilot died suffering hypoxia while overflying Cuba and after US Navy F-4s failed to shoot it down
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The VF-213 CO who perfected the manual deployment of the maneuvering flaps of the F-14 to enhance her handling characteristics in the dogfight arena and who introduced the Tomcat section takeoff
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The VF-213 CO who perfected the manual deployment of the maneuvering flaps of the F-14 to enhance the Tomcat handling characteristics in the dogfight arena and who introduced the F-14 section takeoff
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
US Navy Submarine Chief Petty Officer recalls when his boat was pinged by the sonar of a Spruance-class destroyer (the sonar ping sound could be heard through the hull of his submarine)
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy submariner recalls when while his boat was on silent running engineering watchstanders had to bang wrenches on metal for half an hour before other subs and ships could find it during drills
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the F-35’s F135 engine is better than F-22’s F119 (but not in every way)
Military Aviation
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the F-35’s F135 engine is better than F-22’s F119 (but not in every way)
Naval Aviator explains why the US Navy should have 13.5 to 15 aircraft carriers instead 11
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
Naval Aviator explains why the US Navy should have 13.5 to 15 aircraft carriers instead 11
The F/A-18 Super Hornet is the first US Navy aircraft to get GBU-53/B StormBreaker SDB II smart weapon
Military Aviation / Weapons
The F/A-18 Super Hornet is the first US Navy aircraft to get GBU-53/B StormBreaker SDB II smart weapon
F-14 Vs F-15: Tomcat and Eagle crews explain why trying to determine which was the better fighter is a pointless exercise
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14 Vs F-15: Tomcat and Eagle crews explain why trying to determine which was the better fighter is a pointless exercise
F-35B Lightning II Performs First Night shipborne rolling vertical landing Aboard HMS Prince of Wales
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
F-35B Lightning II Performs First Night shipborne rolling vertical landing Aboard HMS Prince of Wales
US Navy Nuclear Submariner explains what Ohio-class SSBN crews are supposed to do afterwards if they really did finish launching their ICBMs
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy Nuclear Submariner explains what Ohio-class SSBN crews are supposed to do afterwards if they really did finish launching their ICBMs
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why China will not invade Taiwan (for now)
Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why China will not invade Taiwan (for now)
F-35 Lightning II moves closer to full-rate production after successful Joint Simulation Environment testing
Military Aviation
F-35 Lightning II moves closer to full-rate production after successful Joint Simulation Environment testing
U-2 pilot recalls when a Soviet submarine nearly fired a nuclear torpedo at a US Navy ship almost escalating Cuban Missile Crisis into World War III
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
U-2 pilot recalls when a Soviet submarine nearly fired a nuclear torpedo at a US Navy ship almost escalating Cuban Missile Crisis into World War III
The story of the Blue Angels F11F pilots that developed the team’s trademark Back-to-Back Pass maneuver
Airshows / Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Blue Angels F11F pilots that developed the team’s trademark Back-to-Back Pass maneuver
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