The Lockheed P-38 saved from an icy tomb is now the star attraction in a previously quiet Kentucky town.
March 2004 | By Carl Hoffman
With their own country occupied by Germany, French air cadets came to Alabama to learn to fly. Vive la Dixie!
March 2004 | By Janelle Dupont
How the fighting in Southeast Asia transformed a curious young man into a fiercely dedicated pilot.
September 2003 | By Roger Warner
Target: Soviet weapons plant. Mission: Low-altitude bombing. Payload: Nuclear. Problem: Getting back.
May 2003 | By Marshall Michel
If Boeing's X-37 can maneuver politically as well as in space.
January 2003 | By Ben Iannotta
My climb to the top in the F-104.
November 2002 | By George J. Marrett
How they put the "A" in the AC-47.
July 2002 | By Marshall Michel
March 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
At the USAF Fighter Weapons School in 1957, the instructors were mean, but the aircraft were meaner.
January 2002 | By Robert A. Hanson
The B-52 that launched a thousand ships.
July 2001 | By Preston Lerner
Lesson learned: never send a man to do a machine's job.
May 2001 | By Linda Shiner
First it carried a Japanese bomb 5,000 miles across the Pacific. Then it carried Don Piccard across Minneapolis.
May 2001 | By Don Piccard
How airborne detectives collect evidence from a cloud of atomic debris.
July 2000 | By James Schultz
Did an XP-86 beat Yeager to the punch?
January 1999 | By Al Blackburn
In the remote highlands of Laos, U.S. Air Force pilots fought a secret war.
November 1998 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
September 1998 | By Lester A. Reingold
Fifty years ago, they worked around the clock to keep Berlin from starving. Now, in a year-long celebration, Berlin invites them back.
July 1998 | By Linda Shiner
Meet the MOL-men. Prepared to make space history, these military pilots instead became a footnote to it.
July 1998 | By Carl Posey
When Robin Olds arrived in Vietnam, morale soared.
September 1997 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
For pilots shot down over North Vietnam, the way home was jolly and green.
July 1997 | By Robert Hanson