US Military Aviation
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
A new emergency warning system will be tested on Wednesday -- 60 years after another radio network warned Americans of Cold War air raids.
November 07, 2011 | By Roger Mola
A new book highlights the final Gathering of Mustangs in 2007.
November 02, 2011 | By Pat Trenner
The day an Air Force mechanic commandeered a North American F-86.
November 2011 | By Paul D. Mather
Honors for a risky bombing run.
November 2011 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
Fifty years ago this weekend, the biggest nuke ever.
October 28, 2011 | By Tony Reichhardt
One hundred years ago this Sunday, on October 23, 1911, Captain Carlo Piazza climbed onto his spindly Blériot XI and made military history.
October 21, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
The Marine Corps version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is undergoing sea trials this week and next, and already has chalked up a milestone: the first vertical landing of the F-35B at sea.
October 05, 2011 | By Tony Reichhardt
We'll find out soon enough. After four months on the ground, the F-22 Raptor was cleared by the U.S. Air Force to resume operations this week.
September 21, 2011 | By Heather Goss
This summer the X-47B unmanned combat aircraft made its first arrested landing on the USS Eisenhower. Well, actually it was an F/A-18D Hornet (left) operating as a surrogate, using the software and [...]
September 12, 2011 | By Roger Mola
From the Chicago Daily Tribune, November 28, 1920: "At last the pride of the Army air service, the Verville-Packard chasse biplane, has established its worth by romping ahead of thirty-four starters in the first Pulitzer...
September 02, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Ten years after 9/11, what life is like in an Air National Guard unit.
September 2011 | By Ed Darack