Military AviationInternational military aviation programs and the U.S. military, including the Air Force, Marines, Army and Navy
Meet J.T. Bachmann, the first USMC pilot to fly the Joint Strike Fighter.
April 09, 2009 | By Michael Klesius
Population: Zero. Threat level: High
March 27, 2009 | By Ed Darack
In 1916, eight Curtiss biplanes from the U.S. Army’s 1st Aero Squadron—the country’s entire air force—flew into Mexico for their first military action.
March 19, 2009 | By Tony Reichhardt
You don’t see much bipartisanship in Washington these days, but yesterday all 17 female members of the U.S. Senate, Democrats and Republicans alike, introduced a bill (S. 614) to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs. The medal, previously given to groups...
March 18, 2009 | By Tony Reichhardt
How the Republic F-105 got good at a mission it was not designed to fly.
March 2009 | By Carl Posey
The paintings of Tom Lea, Life magazine's artist-correspondent during World War II.
February 06, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
A top Soviet-era test pilot talks about his favorite MiGs and his friend Yuri Gagarin.
January 22, 2009 | By Tony Reichhardt
January 2009 | By James A. Jimenez
How a fighter-bomber-recon-attack superstar ended up as fodder for
January 2009 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
It's an addiction. Admitting you have it is the first step.
December 03, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
Think of a shipboard chess game with airplanes instead of pawns.
November 2008 | By Mark Wolverton
The war in the Pacific ended as it began, with a surprise attack by Japanese warplanes.
November 2008 | By Stephen Harding
November 2008 | By TIM WRIGHT
For this famous B-17, surviving 25 missions in World War II was the easy part.
November 2008 | By Mark Bernstein
November 2008 | By Roger A. Mola
Photographs taken from the world’s first warplanes changed the course of battle.
September 2008 | By Robin White
A talk with the commander of the Air Force transition team in Iraq.
September 2008 | By Paul Hoversten
Occasional dispatches from our man in Afghanistan.
August 15, 2008 | By John Sotham
How P-47s became the tank busters of World War II
July 14, 2008 | By Robert F. Dorr and Thomas D. Jones
To face the enemy in World War I, pilots first had to survive flight training.
July 2008 | By Tom LeCompte