US Military Aviation
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
Driving a drone is (apparently) nothing like playing World of Warcraft.
November 15, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Seeing is believing.
November 2012 | By J.R. Dailey
A Navy aircrew got it on film.
November 2012 | By Paul F. Stiller
Fifty years later, Cubans remember preparing to fight the Americans.
November 2012 | By Rafael Lima
Felix Baumgartner and his Red Bull team set a date for the Big Leap.
September 25, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
In the weeks leading up to the Blitz, Londoners were still learning how to respond to air-raid warnings.
September 06, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A story from when the famed comedian joined Bob Hope on his USO tours.
August 20, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
It's not as straightforward as you think.
August 14, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Sixty-six years ago this week, Sergeant Lawrence Lambert became the first person in the U.S. to be ejected from a high-speed aircraft.
August 13, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Riding on a Marine Corps C-130 in Iraq had its risks, not all of them expected.
August 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Almost 100 aircraft were lost in the river during World War II alone, and it's not certain how many are still to be recovered.
July 27, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
During World War II, a raven helped alert the city to approaching bombers.
July 02, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The call that makes every Apache pilot freeze.
June 18, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel