Military AviationInternational military aviation programs and the U.S. military, including the Air Force, Marines, Army and Navy
What happens when helicopters get a little too close.
June 2013 | By Craig A. Thorson
U.S. Navy Panthers weren’t highly evolved, but they could shoot. And they were air conditioned.
June 2013 | By David Noland
The plan: Strap napalm bombs onto bats, and drop them over World War II Japan.
April 29, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Not 100 percent. But it’s better than it used to be.
April 10, 2013 | By Roger A. Mola
Despite plans for a mooring station, only one airship ever docked at the Empire State Building.
April 01, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
“Back in the old Marine Corps...”
April 2013 | By John Scanlan
The TSR-2 bomber was a case of aeronautical genius foiled by political foolishness.
April 2013 | By David Noland
Some of 007's imaginative toys were based on actual inventions.
March 01, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
It takes a (uniformed) village.
February 04, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Operation Redwing tested aircraft vulnerabilities to atomic blasts.
February 2013 | By Norvin C. “Bud” Evans
Test pilot Gale Moore rose to the challenge of the XH-17.
February 2013 | By Don Porter
Over Vietnam, F-100 pilots flew fast and low. Later, they hit the heights.
February 2013 | By Mark Bernstein
When she wasn't playing tennis on the wing of a biplane in flight, Gladys Roy was dancing the Charleston.
January 29, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
In the 1950s, balloons carried live mice to near-space to study how the trip might affect astronauts.
January 11, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Unlikely soldiers during World War II: More than 250,000 pigeons deployed by the British.
December 18, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Handlebar, pencil, or toothbrush? A gallery of famous aviators' 'staches in honor of a fuzzy Air Force tradition.
December 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The first catapult launch of an unmanned combat aircraft -- and more milestones to come.
November 30, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Why does the solitary night fighter call out for a nickname?
November 29, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
In 1948, Idaho decided the best way to move beavers was to airdrop them.
November 26, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Find yourself in a hostile environment? The Air Force knows what to do.
November 19, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel