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The story behind the famed photo of a MiG-17 having a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
Airshows / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the famed photo of when a MiG-17 had a Tail Strike after completing a Loop during an Airshow (the Aircraft landed with very Minor Damage)
Photograph of Capt. Allen Lamb (l) and Capt. Jack Donovan (r) snapped just before they took off on the first kill mission.
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
“Wild Weasel sighted SAM site—Destroyed same.” The story of Wild Weasel’s First Kill
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
3 reasons why Legendary Ace Robin Olds hated F-4 Phantom II gun pod
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
3 reasons why Legendary Ace Robin Olds hated F-4 Phantom II gun pod
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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
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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
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