Saving a plane by removing the pilot.

A flat spin is literally what it sounds like. When the plane falls at such an angle that airflow over any control surface does not exist, then the plane can't recover. In the winter of 1970 a F-106 in a flat spin was hopeless so the pilot decided to eject. The missing weight changed the whole balance. The plane… » 12/16/14 10:50am Tuesday 10:50am

The Story Of The Ultimate High Flying Beer Run

Normandy, 70 years ago, and one of the biggest concerns of the British troops who have made it over the channel, survived the landings and pushed out into the bocage against bitter German resistance is not the V1 flying bomb blitz threatening their families back home, nor the continued failure to capture the port of… » 12/11/14 8:10pm 12/11/14 8:10pm