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The story behind this artwork featuring Jimmy Stewart's B-52F dropping bombs on a daylight mission against Viet Cong infiltrators
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story behind this artwork featuring Jimmy Stewart’s B-52F dropping bombs on a daylight mission against Viet Cong infiltrators
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The story of Robin Olds’ “vengeful chase” after North Vietnamese MiG-17s which had shot down his wingman and that resulted in two Fresco kills by Olds
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The story of Robin Olds’ “vengeful chase” after North Vietnamese MiG-17s which had shot down his wingman and that resulted in two Fresco kills by Olds
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The Unknown Role Played by the F-104 Starfighter During Operation Bolo
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The Starfighter’s Worst Day: The Story of two USAF F-104 pilots involved in Iron Hand escort missions that were Shot Down on the Same Day by North Vietnamese SAMs
Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a flying legend
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Remembering the first Phlight of the Phabulous Phantom: Happy Birthday to a Flying Legend
Even if it was faster than the Blackbird, the SA-2 SAM was never able to hit the SR-71. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird RSO tells the story of the first time a SAM was fired at an SR-71 Mach 3+ Spy Plane
Operation Deep Throat: when USAF F-111Fs Dropped GBU-28 5000-lb Bunker Busting Bombs on Saddam’s Bunker at Al Taji Air Base
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Combat Lancer: The Debut of the F-111
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On Jan. 19, 1972 US Navy aces Randy Cunningham and Willie Driscoll scored their first aerial kill (it was the first US air engagement against a North Vietnamese fighter in almost two years)
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 Phantom II Pilot Randy Cunningham tells the story of the epic 1 V 1 dogfight that made him America’s First Ace Pilot since Korea
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No Internal Gun and Smoking Engines: former Topgun pilots explain why US Navy F-4s initially struggled to compete with North Vietnamese MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
No Internal Gun and Smoking Engines: former Topgun pilots explain why US Navy F-4s initially struggled to compete with North Vietnamese MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
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SR-71 RSO tells the story behind this video of a Blackbird creating ’13 Fireballs’ during Air Fete Air Show 1986 at RAF Mildenhall
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
SR-71 RSO tells the story of when two Blackbird spy planes Generated Tri-Sonic Booms over Hanoi to signal a POW escape
The ringmaster’s Grand Finale: Legendary German Ace Adolf Galland tells the exciting story of his last combat mission
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Experten: Analyzing Survival rates for Aces
How thanks to its only F-4 MiG kill VF-111 Sundowners became the first fighter unit within the US Navy to claim MiG kills with two different types of aircraft
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
How thanks to its only F-4 MiG kill, VF-111 Sundowners became the first fighter unit within the US Navy to claim MiG kills with two different types of aircraft
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Here’s why RF-8 pilots were the best US Naval Aviators of all times
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Here’s why RF-8 pilots were the best US Naval Aviators of all times
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AC-130A crew reunited with “Spectre 17” Gunship 50 years after it was hit by 57mm round over Vietnam
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
AC-130A crew reunited with “Spectre 17” Gunship 50 years after it was hit by 57mm round over Vietnam
Did you know after Robin Olds shot down his Fourth North Vietnamese MiG, he intentionally avoided shooting down a fifth, letting his wingmen take any kills he set up?
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Did you know after Robin Olds shot down his Fourth North Vietnamese MiG, he intentionally avoided shooting down a fifth, letting his wingmen take any kills he set up?
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Australian company to restart production of the iconic Albatross flying boat with the improved G-111T Variant
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Military Aviation
Australian company to restart production of the iconic Albatross flying boat with the improved G-111T Variant
F-105 pilot Merlyn Dethlefsen made multiple passes to destroy a North Vietnamese SAM site with his Thud heavy damaged by AAA and engaged by MiG-21s
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-105 pilot Merlyn Dethlefsen made multiple passes to destroy a North Vietnamese SAM site with his Thud heavy damaged by AAA and engaged by MiG-21s
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