Month: May 2021

If Chesley Sullenberger’s Airbus A320 had ejection seats passengers would have died. Here are 7 reasons why it’s impossible to install ejection seats in commercial aircraft. – The Aviation Geek Club

If Chesley Sullenberger’s Airbus A320 had ejection seats passengers would have died. Here are 7 reasons why it’s impossible to install ejection seats in commercial aircraft. – The Aviation Geek Club …

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“Spads four – MiGs nothing”: Skyraider MiG Kills Part II – The Aviation Geek Club

Seldom emphasized about the second Skyraider-MiG encounter of the Vietnam War is the probability that three MiGs were destroyed by Spads. Seldom emphasized about the second Skyraider-MiG encounter of the Vietnam War is the probability that three MiGs were destroyed by Spads. As explained by Wayne Mutza in his book The A-1 Skyraider in Vietnam, by …

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Faster than the X-15: the never told story of the Lockheed X 24C L-301, the Mach 8 hypersonic test aircraft that never was – The Aviation Geek Club

Faster than the X-15: the never told story of the Lockheed X 24C L-301, the Mach 8 hypersonic test aircraft that never was – The Aviation Geek Club …

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A-1 Vs MiG-17: Skyraider MiG Kills Part I – The Aviation Geek Club

Aboard Midway, the Spad’s radio report was misunderstood as one of the Spads having been downed. Greathouse finally convinced the carrier that they were fine, but North Vietnam was minus a MiG. “You’ve been had by a Spad, dad.” It was said on the radio by a cocky, grinning Skyraider pilot to an unsuspecting jet …

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Vipers forever! The F-16 Could Still be Flying when it is 100 years old – The Aviation Geek Club

The F-16’s sunset years now could come in the 2070s, or later given Lockheed Martin’s backlog of F-16 orders, planned upgrades, and the recent revelation that the US Air Force (USAF) plans to depend on the fighter into the late 2030s. The F-16’s sunset years now could come in the 2070s, or later given Lockheed …

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KC-46 can’t refuel the A-10 and some variants of the C-130 because USAF Did Not Effectively Oversee Development of its Refueling Boom – The Aviation Geek Club

KC-46 can’t refuel the A-10 and some variants of the C-130 because USAF Did Not Effectively Oversee Development of its Refueling Boom – The Aviation Geek Club …

KC-46 can’t refuel the A-10 and some variants of the C-130 because USAF Did Not Effectively Oversee Development of its Refueling Boom – The Aviation Geek Club Read More »

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