US Military Aviation
The U.S. Air Force announced last weekend that the competition to build the next bomber is already underway.
March 02, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Grant Morton wasn't the first to parachute from an airplane, or even the second.
March 01, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
In February 1912, Capt. Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from an airplane.
February 29, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
With the F-35, Lockheed Martin takes a turn trying to make one combat plane that can do everything.
February 2012 | By Richard Whittle
Their assignment, 45 years ago: Drop mines over Vietnam, something no jet had ever done.
February 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A few months into testing, the new cargo helo seems to be performing well.
February 15, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Piloting an Apache helicopter almost always meant both hands and feet doing four different things at once.
February 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is trying out innovation the 21st century way: crowdsourcing.
January 25, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Art and artifacts from the Marine front lines, now on display in Washington.
January 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
He flew the first flight of the F-14A Tomcat in 1970, but made bigger headlines when he had to eject from the aircraft just nine days later.
January 11, 2012 | By George Larson
Phantoms v. MiGs over Florida in 1962.
January 09, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The B-2 needs four fill-ups to keep flying.
January 05, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Man's best friend on the front lines.
December 27, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Lockheed Martin held their first Tweetup this week, inviting fans to see the last F-22 roll out of the factory. So what exactly is a Tweetup, and how did they start?
December 20, 2011 | By Heather Goss
Alert: If you see a Starfighter in a parking lot, contact this Dutch museum.
December 19, 2011 | By Pat Trenner
Whether you love it or hate it, John Gillespie Magee's "High Flight" remains the most enduring of aviation poems.
December 08, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Don't go looking for F-16s or A-10s at military airshows from now on. The F-22 will be performing solo.
December 07, 2011 | By Pat Trenner
When the Eighth Air Force wanted to protect its bomber crews, it asked medieval armor specialists for advice.
November 21, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Writer Joseph Heller drew on his own wartime experience for his 1961 masterpiece.
November 11, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Troops in Afghanistan should start receiving supplies from the new K-MAX unmanned helicopters for the first time this month.
November 08, 2011 | By Heather Goss