Military AircraftWarplanes, including fighters, bombers, air tankers, surveillance aircraft and more
F-22s treat airshow fans to a maneuverability demo.
September 2006 | By Linda Shiner
Cold war B-52s flew an icy northern route on alert for a Soviet missile strike.
September 2006 | By Bill Robinson
The Air Force looks for economy at the pump.
September 2006 | By Mike Harbour
What flies into your mind when you hear the words "light aircraft"? We bet it's the 172.
July 2006 | By Roger A. Mola
Restoring the Northrop YP-61 Black Widow
July 2006 | By Diane Tedeschi
World War I airplanes star in a feature film about the Lafayette Escadrille.
July 2006 | By Tom LeCompte
In the summer of '58, nothing was faster to 50,000 feet.
July 2006 | By Carl Posey
For armored vehicles, fossilized pachyderms, and other oversize loads, your best bet is the Russian Mi-26 helicopter.
July 2006 | By John Croft
New pilots, new government.
July 2006 | By George C. Larson
Because airplanes must fly in the real world, the Air Force built a fake one.
May 2006 | By Ed Regis
In 1943, CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow took his radio audience along on a RAF bombing mission to Berlin.
May 2006 | By Mark Bernstein
A wrecked bomber in Russia memorializes a World War II battle for the North Pacific.
March 2006 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
In the populous acreage of an aircraft carrier, the corner occupied by helo pilots is small, scrappy, and loud.
January 2006 | By Carl Hoffman
A portrait of the F-100 Super Sabre in action during the Vietnam War.
January 2006 | By John Kocon
How zeppelin bombers during World War I terrorized the British-and their own German crews.
January 2006 | By Nicholas Nirgiotis
In the 1950s, the Mach 2+ B-58 Hustler seemed a safe bet to win the arms race.
January 2006 | By Dale Smith
When President John Kennedy contemplated nuclear war, what went through the minds of the U.S. bomber crews?
November 2005 | By Thomas Jones
Debriefing the pilots who got the first crack at the F-22.
November 2005 | By Carl Hoffman
Hush, hush, sweet SST. Engineers are inventing a supersonic airplane that won't bust windows.
November 2005 | By T.A. Heppenheimer
Once a fire starts, these airplanes are the fastest way to slow it down. So why are they endangered?
September 2005 | By Douglas Gantenbein