Military AviationInternational military aviation programs and the U.S. military, including the Air Force, Marines, Army and Navy
In the summer of '58, nothing was faster to 50,000 feet.
July 2006 | By Carl Posey
For armored vehicles, fossilized pachyderms, and other oversize loads, your best bet is the Russian Mi-26 helicopter.
July 2006 | By John Croft
New pilots, new government.
July 2006 | By George C. Larson
Far away in the Middle East, soapbox racing flies the hearts of military persons back home.
July 2006 | By Allan T. Duffin
Because airplanes must fly in the real world, the Air Force built a fake one.
May 2006 | By Ed Regis
In 1943, CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow took his radio audience along on a RAF bombing mission to Berlin.
May 2006 | By Mark Bernstein
With museum-quality photographs, Edward Steichen showed the world what it was like to be a sailor at war.
March 2006 | By T.A. Heppenheimer
A wrecked bomber in Russia memorializes a World War II battle for the North Pacific.
March 2006 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
In the populous acreage of an aircraft carrier, the corner occupied by helo pilots is small, scrappy, and loud.
January 2006 | By Carl Hoffman
A portrait of the F-100 Super Sabre in action during the Vietnam War.
January 2006 | By John Kocon
In the 1950s, the Mach 2+ B-58 Hustler seemed a safe bet to win the arms race.
January 2006 | By Dale Smith
When President John Kennedy contemplated nuclear war, what went through the minds of the U.S. bomber crews?
November 2005 | By Thomas Jones
Debriefing the pilots who got the first crack at the F-22.
November 2005 | By Carl Hoffman
Turns out that jets are like waffles: The U.S. Army Air Forces was tempted to throw its first one away.
September 2005 | By William E. Burrows
How all U.S. Air Force pilots since 1968 have met their Mach.
September 2005 | By Peter Garrison
With Russian Yaks, a small group of French pilots fought like hell to drive the Germans out of the Soviet Union.
September 2005 | By Carl Posey
Meet the men who kept the Thunderbolts flying.
July 2005 | By Thomas D. Jones and Robert F. Dorr
To the three most infamous dictators of the 20th century, the airplane was much more than a way to get from Stalag A to Gulag B.
May 2005 | By Von Hardesty
Pilots who make it safely to the deck of an aircraft carrier have seen the light.
May 2005 | By Sam Goldberg
The secret to a spyplane's eternal youth is a new suite of gadgets installed on a classic chassis.
March 2005 | By William E. Burrows