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Lockheed P-38 Flight Characteristics (1943)

Posted on August 13th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Normal and emergency operating characteristics of the Lockheed P-38. Demonstrates precautions and techniques for taking off, flying, and landing, showing in detail how controls and apparatus should be manipulated. Explains how to take off and fly with only one engine, and shows how to bail out.

Brian Shul on piloting the SR-71

Posted on August 10th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

In this talk at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Vietnam-era attack pilot and retired Air Force major Brian Shul, author of “Sled Driver: Flying the World’s Fastest Jet,” reveals fascinating details of piloting the SR-71. Using his rare aviation slides and stories as a vehicle, he tells a broader inspired story..
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L.A. Speed Story by SR-71 pilot Brian Shul

Posted on August 4th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

This is an expanded excerpt from Brian Shul’s book Sled Driver : Flying the World’s Fastest Jet. There were a lot of things we couldn’t do in an SR-71, but we were the fastest guys on the block and loved reminding our fellow aviators of this fact. People often asked..
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Abandoned Soviet Buran Space Shuttles

Posted on July 10th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Hidden inside hangars at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, you can find two Space Shuttles dating back from the Space Race during the Cold War. The Buran programme was the largest and the most expensive in the history of Soviet Space Exploration. The project was canceled in 1993. Exploring the Unbeaten Path..
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Lockheed Martin F-35A Performs Flight Demonstration at Paris Air Show 2017

Posted on June 19th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Before the opening of the 2017 Paris Air Show, Lockheed Martin senior experimental test pilot Billie Flynn validated the F-35A Lightning II flying display for show officials, providing an early opportunity to see it in action. This is the F-35A model, which is flown by the United States Air Force,..
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The Fastest Plane in the World

Posted on January 18th, 2017 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

New declassified video from the National Reconnaissance Office. Learn about the early history of the A-12 and SR-71 and how these two aircraft set records and served multiple missions for the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. Air Force.

Great Planes: The Convair B-36 Peacemaker

Posted on December 31st, 2016 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

While the B-36 remained in the USAF fleet until 1959, it was quickly surpassed by the B-47 Stratojet and then the B-52 Stratfortress as the USAF’s strategic long-range bomber. By 1959, the B-36 was no longer in service and the 384 aircraft that were built were sent to the bone..
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Black Sky: The Race for Space

Posted on December 10th, 2016 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Black Sky: The Race For Space is a Discovery Channel documentary about Space Ship One, and how a small team backed by Paul Allen achieved human suborbital spaceflight and win the Ansari X Prize. It contain insights about how the rocketplane was built, the challenge they faced when they flew..
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Vulcan Bomber Flies At The Scottish Airshow 2015

Posted on September 5th, 2015 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

A full XH558 Vulcan last display flight before her final retirement from a live broadcast of the Scottish Airshow 2015.

Veteran flies Spitfire for first time since WWII

Posted on November 4th, 2014 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

He’s 91-years-old and was last in a Spitfire when it came down behind enemy lines during the Second World War. Jimmy Taylor flew with 16 Squadron as a strategic reconnissance pilot but in 1944 he was captured by the Gestapo. 69-years later and he’s been at Goodwood aerodrome in West..
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