The B-54 was the ultimate version of the B-29 Superfortress family. But technology moved on far too quickly for the aircraft.
Want more? Support me on Patreon.
Patreon supporters get extra videos that never appear on this site, including videos about my experiences in Syria and videos demonetized by YouTube for being too “controversial.”
Support me on Patreon to get access to inside videos and weekly emails from yours truly.
Support on Patreon
Patreon supporters get extra videos that never appear on this site, including videos about my experiences in Syria.
Subscribe on YouTube
Don’t want to miss anything? Subscribe on YouTube.
The last open cockpit biplane ended its service with the US military at the same time as the F-4 Phantom was coming into service!?
The last dogfights between piston engine fighters occurred in 1969. Remarkably, it entailed the shooting down of 3 aircraft by a single pilot
A gamer upset with the modelling on the Challenger 2 tank in War Thunder decided to help improve it…by posting classified info online!
The Folland Gnat is generally remembered for the amazing stunts it performed with the Red Arrows. But it was also a lethal little fighter.
With the release of the preliminary report by the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force, now seems a good time to start asking questions.
Biplanes were the norm during WW1, so designers looked at whether more wings may be better. The F.K.10 quadruplane proved….no, they weren’t.
When the Royal Navy wanted a replacement for the Barracuda bomber during WW2, they asked for an improved equivalent – the Fairey Spearfish.