Tag: Vietnam War

The story of VF-51 Screaming Eagles F-4 Phantom II’s Flamboyant Markings...

VF-51 F-4 had one of the most flamboyant Phantom markings to go to sea- what rival squadrons called the "Supersonic Can...

That Time a B-52 Aircrew Fell Asleep While RTB from a...

"We were lead aircraft with #2 and #3 echeloned loosely behind us. Looking out my right window, I discovered #2...

The C-7 Santa-Bou and other Tales of a Vietnam Christmas

The rear cargo door came down, and Santa emerged. The troops cheered and whistled. Then the Donut Dollies came down the...

Remembering Capt. Thomas, the co-pilot of Charcoal 01, the first B-52...

He was the father of Derrick Thomas, a linebacker and defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs who was elected to...

New Pensacola Bay bridge could be named after Operation Bolo Hero...

In Southeast Asia, Gen. Chappie James served as deputy commander for operations and later vice wing commander of the...

A quick look at USMC EA-6A ‘Electric Intruder’ operations during the...

USMC EA-6A 'Electric Intruder' was the most capable electronic warfare aircraft of the conflict Grumman’s A-6 Intruder was the...

The Incredible Story of the A-6 Intruder that dodged 5 SAMs...

'Intelligence reported that the SA-2 couldn't track below 1500 ft. We were disturbed to see that their assessment was incorrect', Lt Lyle Bull, A-6...

This U.S. Navy F-4B was able to make an emergency landing...

Due to the damage the F-4B was later broken up for spare parts at Subic Bay, Philippines The main image of this article shows a...

A quick look at why the C-130 is still USAF Mainstay...

Because of the C-130’s design, it is able to quickly set aside its current mission and operate as an aeromedical evacuation platform Since the Vietnam...

Edwards’ C-7A Caribou gets new look

The C-7A travelled across Rogers Dry Lakebed to the AFFT Museum’s restoration hangar where it will await a home in the much anticipated new...

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