the Hammer-Hunt-1 Zipper, circa 1979
“F-105 trailing smoke just after interception by an SA-2. The SA-2 did not actually hit an aircraft—the fuse automatically went off when it neared the target, throwing deadly fragments over a wide area. (U.S. Air Force photo)”
"Zakharov, Igor Mikhaylovich - graduate of the Barnaul highest military air school of the pilots of the name of Chief Air Marshal [Vershinina], 1977"
(Ilyushin Il-28 in the background)
nobody died! friday #50: Vickers Varsity, England, 1973
(photo by Michael Brazier)