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F-5 Aggressors

By Jolly on August 26, 2012 in Nature of the Beast

The F-5 served as a great Aggressor jet for over 30 years. The Marines and Navy still use the F-5 as an Adversary jet, the Air Force moved from the F-5 to the F-16 in the 90s and more recently added the F-15.Read More >


Giora Epstein - FU Hero

By Rowdy on August 22, 2012 in FU Heroes

Giora Epstein is the all-time jet ace. His 17 kills, accomplished during three conflicts, make him the jet era ace-of-aces.Read More >


Fighter Pilot 101

By Jolly on August 13, 2012 in Nature of the Beast

Say what you will about him: arrogant, cocky, boisterous, and a fun loving fool to boot. He has earned his place in the sun.Read More >


Hook Down

By Jolly on July 25, 2012 in Nature of the Beast

"Hook Down Gear Down" was a 1974 documentary about the history of Naval Aviation. It's got some great color film from air combat at the Battle of Coral Sea.Read More >


Last Gunfighter

By Jolly on July 18, 2012 in Nature of the Beast

The F-8 Crusader was the last of the Gunfighters. It's been affectionately referred to by those who flew her as "The MiG Master.Read More >



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