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The story of the B-52 that landed with two engines

Article source: Aviation Geek club Jay Lacklen is a former B-52 pilot with 12,500 flying hours and the author of two books Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot’s Journey and Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot’s Journey Volume Two: Military Airlift Command. He’s working on the last book …

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Number 20 Squadron of the Royal Air Force

Number 20 Squadron of the Royal Air Force

Number 20 Squadron of the Royal Air Force No. 20 (R) Squadron of the Royal Air Force was from September 1992 until March 2010 It is a  reserve squadron, it could be called upon for combat duties if necessary The 20th Squadron was rearmed on Jaguar with Harrier fighters, new …

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YF-16CCV: F-16 Fighting Falcon Variant 

YF-16CCV: F-16 Fighting Falcon Variant

YF-16CCV: F-16 Fighting Falcon Variant   A characteristic feature of the YF-16CCV (the aircraft with the configuration defined by the control system) was two additional inclined front rudders under the air intake. The aircraft was used for “independent” tests on maneuverability. Here the term “independence” meant the ability to maneuver …

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General Dynamics F-16XL Fighting Falcon In Action

General Dynamics F-16XL Fighting Falcon In Action

General Dynamics F-16XL Fighting Falcon In Action The F-16XL aircraft was externally different from other experimental F-16s. It had the shape of a wing in a plane, which can be defined as a “modified delta with a variable sweep.” It was developed jointly with the NASA agency to study the …

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