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Risking a $3 million jet to ‘blow up a lot of dirt’
U.S. pilots in Vietnam were sometimes forced to risk their lives and a $3 million jet to maybe blow up some ammo but usually just dirt.
A guide to military aviation and warfare
Let’s take a trip down memory lane and appreciate the incredible advancements we’ve achieved in military aviation.
The most badass military vehicles, tanks and planes
When it comes to warfare, one thing is certain. Tanks, planes, and other badass military vehicles have played a crucial…
The Air Force scored the world’s only supersonic air-to-air gun kill in Vietnam
Col. Phil “Hands” Handley was flying a U.S. Air Force F-4E in 1972 when he and his wingman were surprised by two enemy fighters.
Top 10 fighters that changed aerial warfare forever
It could be argued that the history of aviation spans thousands of years, but in the last generation alone, mankind has developed technology that has allowed humanity to not only take flight, but to accomplish powerful feats of aerodynamic speed, di…
Why the F-4 Phantom is one of the US military’s most beloved airplanes
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom was the workhorse of the U.S. military during its operational lifetime. First introduced in 1961,…
The amazing way this Israeli pilot survived a birdstrike
An Israeli pilot only known as “Lt. H” was flying at a low level near 350 knots in an A-4 Skyhawk one day. He was flying over the desert near the Dead Sea in September 1985. He was flying straight and level when the next thing he knows he is layin…