Who Knew WWII Carriers Could Do This?

Sea deployments are already notoriously hard for the pilots. The unforgiving seas and the harsh winds it brings can transform a normal operation into a dangerous one in just a few seconds. Regardless, during WWII, some carriers possessed a unique ability that enabled them to launch aircraft from the sides. After all, if the deck […] More

The B-17 Tail That Kept On Fighting

Usually, when a plane gets snapped in half, you’d expect to find no survivors. However, on November 29, 1943, one tail gunner would live to tell the tale of what happened to him and his crew. A Dangerous Mission That day, Eugene Moran, a B-17 tail gunner, and his crewmates were flying aboard Riki Tiki […] More

5 Things You Should Know About The FC-31 Gyrfalcon

Fighter jet technology is evolving faster than ever before. For China, this comes in the form of the Shenyang FC-31 Gyrfalcon. The Chinese fighter comes with a strong resemblance to American fighters and may soon make the jump from prototype to production line in the 2020s. Here are five things you need to know about […] More

5 Things You Didnt Know About The F-4

The F-4 Phantom is perhaps one of the most famous warbirds the US has ever operated. Its achievements in combat and its easily distinguishable design helped make the F-4 what it is today. But with that said, here are 5 things you might not know about the F-4 Phantom. 1. The second crew member had […] More