TIL Marine pilot Robert “Bob” Kingman used the propeller of his airplane to chop the wings of an enemy airplane in combat. Then safely landed his plane with a bent propeller and no fuel.

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“Base, I am out of bullets, requesting permission to engage in melee combat with enemy fighter” Base: “Uhh did you say MELEE?!” Bob: “you heard me”


Well, if he doesn’t have fuel, he’s not using the propeller anyway


I don’t know how the plane managed to take off with his balls that heavy.


This is the War Thunder version of knifing in CS:GO.


Was his callsign really “Bob”?