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From Transformers to the X-Men, the Blackbird is still Hollywood's favorite futuristic jet. Here's the real story of its birth.
March 01, 1999 | By William E. Burrows
Did an XP-86 beat Yeager to the punch?
January 1999 | By Al Blackburn
The U.S. Marine Corps' sword gets a brand-new edge.
November 1998 | By George C. Larson
In the remote highlands of Laos, U.S. Air Force pilots fought a secret war.
November 1998 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
Flying Wild Weasel missions involved a variety of airframes but just one philosophy: Do unto SAMS before they do unto you.
September 1998 | By Robert Hanson
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
Test pilot Glen Edwards kept book on the Flying Wing. Now we know what he thought of the airplane he died in.
July 1997 | By Daniel Ford
A daring mission to fly combat in Vietnam came with a catchno one else could know.
May 1997 | By Susan Katz Keating
Grumman's triple-tail, bug-eyed, heat-seeking camera platform.
March 1997 | By John Sotham
In the final days of the Vietnam war, chaos and heroism converged in the effort to evacuate U.S.-supplied aircraft.
January 1997 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
It was the biggest warplane ever to wear an American star, and in the summer of '49 the Peacemaker found itself a war--in Washington.
April 1996 | By Daniel Ford
Jeff Ethell's Pireps
January 1995 | By Jeff Ethell
Memoirs of Korea by an acclaimed novelist.
November 1991 | By James Salter
Memoirs of a suicide squadron survivor.
May 1991 | By Hatsuho Naito
World War II's black pilots had two war to fight.
November 1989 | By Louis R. Purnell