Imagine, as a fighter pilot, being able to see your enemy without them knowing you’re even in the area. Sounds … Continue reading How Combat Tree Made the F-4 Phantom II the Deadliest Fighter Over Vietnam in the 1970s
By Jan Mack, Melanie Mann, Ethan Garrity and Tom Demerly for TACAIRNET.com One of the most prolific and successful combat … Continue reading Phantom Pharewell.
“When I was on that mission, there was no decision process – no delay – and I attribute that fact … Continue reading Pardo’s Push: An Incredible Story of Bravery and Extraordinary Airmanship
Lieutenant Colonel Todd Houchins, commanding officer of the 53rd Test Support Squadron and one of a dwindling number of qualified … Continue reading Tyndall AFB Bids Pharewell to the Phantom
In May of this year, the Krylov State Research Center, Russia’s primary state-sponsored shipbuilding R&D institute, debuted their Project 230000E, … Continue reading Could the Yak-44 Make a Comeback For Russia’s Next Carrier?
Not too long ago, I posted an article on Draken International, a firm based out of Florida that is home … Continue reading Interview: Dogfighting with Learjets
Few aircraft in history have flown to the same level of distinction as McDonnell Douglas’ F-4 Phantom II. It was … Continue reading Redeveloping the F-4 Phantom II into a Mach 3+ Fighter/Spy Plane
Most aviation buffs will agree that within the diverse realm of military aviation, one of the most interesting topics of … Continue reading Putting Eagles Out to Sea
Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor is widely regarded as the most advanced fighter aircraft in existence; at least that we know … Continue reading Keeping the Tip of the Spear Sharp
First In, Last Out When the United States first engaged North Vietnamese forces in the 1960s, American military brass were … Continue reading YGBSM