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C-130 Hercules
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
C-130 Spare 617 landed safely after the cargo compartment caught fire, 2 ammo pallets exploded mid-air, 87 rounds hit its right side and engines 3 and 4 took 12 rounds of 51-cal shells
Jolly Green 22
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This HH-3E Jolly Green Giant CSAR helicopter RTB with 68 bullet holes, a shot-out windshield and holes through the rotor blades
The Pilot of This C-130 Landed Safely with his Flight Engineer Dead, with his Co-Pilot Wounded, with Just One Engine
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Here’s how the Pilot of This C-130 was able to land Safely with his Flight Engineer Dead, with his Co-Pilot Wounded, with Just One Engine
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Army UH-1 Huey crew member explains why he has great difficulty prepping raw meat for a meal since the mission where he had to evac seven KIA South Vietnam soldiers
The Story of the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot that went into a 20-degree dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a KC-135 Stratotanker crew crossed Vietnam DMZ and went into a dive to refuel a flamed out F-105 Thunderchief
The world’s only supersonic gun kill: how a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The world’s only supersonic gun kill: how a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a North Vietnamese MiG-19
North Vietnamese MiG-21 pilot recalls when his two wingmen were shot down by USAF F-4Cs acting as RF-4Cs in a new tactic devised by Robin Olds four days after Operation Bolo
Aviation History / Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
Operation Bolo: how Robin Olds F-4s disguised as F-105s shot down 7 North Vietnamese MiG-21s in 12 minutes
The story of an F-14 Tomcat CAP mission off the Vietnamese coast flown in preparation for Saigon, South Vietnam evacuation
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of an F-14 Tomcat CAP mission off the Vietnamese coast flown in preparation for Saigon, South Vietnam evacuation
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Legendary fighter pilot Bob Pardo passed away. Here’s the story of when he used his F-4 to push a crippled F-4 to safety.
US Navy F-4 pilot who provided MiG CAP support for B-52s during Operation Linebacker II explains why BUFF Crews were scared of flying over Hanoi
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot who provided MiG CAP support for B-52s during Operation Linebacker II explains why BUFF Crews were scared of flying over Hanoi
Black Orions! The P-3 Aircraft operated by CIA for Black Flights over China and North Vietnam (one is believed to have Shot Down a MiG by means of a Sidewinder Missile)
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Black Orions! The P-3 Aircraft operated by CIA for Black Flights over China and North Vietnam (one is believed to have Shot Down a MiG by means of a Sidewinder Missile)
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US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he got into a fist fight with his RIO after a combat mission. The next day they flew together like nothing had ever happened.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot recalls when he got into a fist fight with his RIO after a combat mission. The next day they flew together like nothing had ever happened.
Big Eye protectors: the story of the F-104 Starfighter missions flown to protect EC-121D Warning Star aircraft during the Vietnam War
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Big Eye protectors: the story of the F-104 Starfighter missions flown to protect EC-121D Warning Star aircraft during the Vietnam War
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The mysterious losses of Misty FAC F-100 Super Sabre crews in Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The mysterious losses of Misty FAC F-100 Super Sabre crews in Vietnam
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
This Naval Aviator Nearly-Fatally Wounded Himself to Convince North Vietnamese that He Was Willing to Die rather than to Capitulate to Their Demands
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
This Naval Aviator Nearly-Fatally Wounded Himself to Convince North Vietnamese that He Was Willing to Die rather than to Capitulate to Their Demands
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Huey crew members explain why UH-1 helicopters (almost) always flew with doors open during the Vietnam War
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
Huey crew members explain why UH-1 helicopters (almost) always flew with doors open during the Vietnam War
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