Vietnamese Peoples’ Air Force

The story of the North Vietnamese MiG-21 Fishbed fighters tasked to attack USAF EB-66 Destroyer electronic attack aircraft

The story of the North Vietnamese MiG-21 Fishbed fighters tasked to attack USAF EB-66 Destroyer electronic attack aircraft

EB-66 Destroyer Vs MiG-21 Fishbed As explained by Peter E. Davies in his book B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat, orbiting at… Read More

2 years ago

Scooter Vs Fresco: the story of the only air-to-air kill scored by an American A-4

The Navy's F-4 and F-8 squadrons were the main `distributors of MiG parts' during the Vietnam War, but Lt Cdr… Read More

2 years ago

Strange But True: The US Navy F-8 that became North Vietnam’s first confirmed aerial kill landed safely ashore.

Lt Cdr Thomas' F-8 had been hit in the utility hydraulic system, preventing him from raising the fighter's wing for… Read More

5 years ago

How North Vietnam’s first ace shot down a VF-111 Sundowners F-8 Crusader

With the controls unresponsive, Capt Wilfred K Abbott pulled the black and yellow handle, rocketing himself out of the doomed F-8. He… Read More

6 years ago