US Military Aviation
How the fighting in Southeast Asia transformed a curious young man into a fiercely dedicated pilot.
September 2003 | By Roger Warner
Fifty years ago, North Korea's secret allies plotted to heist from the United States a North American F-86.
July 2003 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
That's the sound of the prop-driven XF-84H, and it brought grown men to their knees. It didn't fly all that great either.
July 2003 | By Stephan Wilkinson
Target: Soviet weapons plant. Mission: Low-altitude bombing. Payload: Nuclear. Problem: Getting back.
May 2003 | By Marshall Michel
The ninth life of a PBY-5A Cat.
January 2003 | By Phil Scott
There's a lot more to the F4U than its past association with black sheep.
January 2003 | By Larry Lowe
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
November 2002 | By Diane Tedeschi
The North American RA-5C Vigilante.
November 2002 | By Robert F. Dorr
Sometimes you have to destroy the aircraft in order to save it.
November 2002 | By Carl Hoffman
How they put the "A" in the AC-47.
July 2002 | By Marshall Michel
July 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
May 2002 | By Major Arthur Tomassetti
May 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
Fifty years ago, cold-war games halted all civilian air traffic—long before September 11 did the same.
March 2002 | By Roger A. Mola
The F-111: In Australia, an airplane for all seasons.
March 2002 | By William Triplett
March 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
ASM-N-2 Guided Missle
January 2002 | By Jim Sweeney
At the USAF Fighter Weapons School in 1957, the instructors were mean, but the aircraft were meaner.
January 2002 | By Robert A. Hanson