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    Achtung! The Luftwaffe Nearly Became an A-7 Corsair II Operator

    Well SLUF fans we scoured the interweb but just couldn’t find this visually striking footage with an English narration. The German version of the film is narrated in German for a reason though. During the mid-1970s the German Luftwaffe was looking for a replacement for their license-built Lockheed F-104G Starfighter fighter bombers. Vought’s A-7 Corsair […] More

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    This NAVAR Safety Film Still Serves As A Great Retrospective Of Cold War Airpower

    The film “Aircraft Accident Prevention- Ground Accidents” was produced during the early 1960s and shot primarily at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville in Florida. The Navy created the film in an attempt to control the kind of preventable accidents caused primarily by human error. Accidents were on the rise and with the sophisticated jet aircraft […] More

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    The Air Commandos Were the Genesis of USAF Special Operations Command

    The United States Air Force (USAF) produced the film “Special Air Warfare Forces 1965” to depict the formation and deployment of the 1st Air Commando Group to Southeast Asia at the time. Formed to train UAF pilots on older propeller driven aircraft like the Curtiss C-46 Commando and Douglas C-47 Skytrain airlifters, Douglas B-26K Invader […] More

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    Watch: The Air Force Wages Slow-Motion War From The Air Over Vietnam

    The United States Air Force (USAF) produced films reporting the results of air strikes flown over North and South Vietnam. This film, produced by the 1532nd Photo Group and reporting on air airstrikes that took place during early 1968, features both familiar and unfamiliar strike camera footage. North American F-100 Super Sabre, Republic F-105 Thunderchief, […] More

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    Watch Blue Angel 6 Pull An Incredible Low-Transition Takeoff Over Spectators at El Centro!

    The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are currently busy training at their winter home in El Centro, California, getting ready for their upcoming 2018 air shown season. And while spectators and photographers are a common sight around the base during this time of year, those in attendance Feb 24 were treated to an incredibly close experience […] More

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    NASA InSight Lander to Explore the Inner Space of Mars

    NASA’s newest discovery mission InSight will launch this spring to begin the first extensive exploration of the Red Planet’s internal structure. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport, or InSight, is scheduled to lift-off for the Red Planet and into a predawn sky on May 5 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and land […] More

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    The Rockwell B-1A Lancer Was Way Ahead of Its Time, But Brought Down By Politics

    When Rockwell and the United States Air Force (USAF) produced the film “B-1 On the Move- Supersonic” the Bone was still in test. Although the B-1A was a truly impressive and very capable bomber, political considerations did the aircraft in. President Jimmy Carter killed the program. President Ronal Reagan brought a modified version of the […] More

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    Watch the Freshest BUFF in the Fleet Wow the Crowds at Last Year’s EAA AirVenture

    From our good friends at Airshow Stuff comes this clip of the Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Air Force serial number 61-0007 (CN 464434) performing flybys for the huge crowd of avgeeks at EAA AirVenture 2017. This particular BUFF, Ghost Rider, was the first B-52H to be regenerated from long-term storage with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and […] More

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