This is true. And it’s terrifying. It reads like an Ian Fleming or Tom Clancy thriller. But it’s real. 0138 … Continue reading 51 Years Ago Today: The Nuclear Nightmare of Savage Mountain.
09:26, 8 June 1966. General Electric Aerial Publicity Photo Shoot. Flight Level 320, 17 Miles northeast of Barstow, California. “MIDAIR! MIDAIR!” … Continue reading Crash of The Valkyrie.
By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. When a manned aircraft approaches the speed of the sound it is thought to … Continue reading 68 Years Ago Today: Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier.
By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. 29 December, 1966. SAC Chrome Dome II Patrol Route, Flight Level 370 over Queen … Continue reading Flight of the Valkyrie: The Mach 3 Mega-Bomber that Never Was.