Military AircraftWarplanes, including fighters, bombers, air tankers, surveillance aircraft and more
Welcome to the fifth generation.
November 2013 | By Art Tomassetti
October 02, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
The Germans had it. The Americans wanted it.
September 20, 2013 | By Diane Tedeschi
Seven decades after it first flew, the V-173 got its old look back.
September 17, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Stealth fighters, nuclear rocket designs, and a new lunar lander all were on display at MAKS 2013.
September 06, 2013 | By Anatoly Zak
It had the body of a fighter and a bomber’s soul.
September 2013 | By William E. Burrows
The most classified technology in a stealthy airplane is its skin.
September 2013 | By Roger A. Mola
Fewer than 100 pilots climb the ladder to the B-2 cockpit.
September 2013 | By James R. Chiles
Start with a camouflage paint job.
August 23, 2013 | By Roger A. Mola
If you thought you were safe in the air, think again.
August 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Britain’s desperate response to U-boats.
August 2013 | By Robert R. Powell
Larry Bell’s little idea probably should have been kept to himself.
August 2013 | By Stephan Wilkinson
In the early jet age, pilots had good reason to fear the F7U.
August 2013 | By DC Agle
A historian rescued a lone document from the company’s files.
June 2013 | By Joshua Stoff
U.S. Navy Panthers weren’t highly evolved, but they could shoot. And they were air conditioned.
June 2013 | By David Noland
It wasn’t the flashiest jet fighter, but the Grumman F9F was a rugged little aircraft that did everything asked of it.
May 20, 2013 | By Diane Tedeschi
Transporting the wounded in Iraq.
April 2013 | By Christopher Ryan
“Back in the old Marine Corps...”
April 2013 | By John Scanlan
The TSR-2 bomber was a case of aeronautical genius foiled by political foolishness.
April 2013 | By David Noland
March 29, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten