Military AircraftWarplanes, including fighters, bombers, air tankers, surveillance aircraft and more
Seven airmen talk about the event none wants to experience.
May 2004 | By Phil Scott
The only thing more durable than these Junkers Ju 52s are the mountains over which they now fly sightseers.
May 2004 | By Linda Shiner
U.S. soldiers in Vietnam heard rumors of ghosts; the Viet Cong chalked it up to bad luck.
May 2004 | By Roger Warner
The Lockheed P-38 saved from an icy tomb is now the star attraction in a previously quiet Kentucky town.
March 2004 | By Carl Hoffman
With their own country occupied by Germany, French air cadets came to Alabama to learn to fly. Vive la Dixie!
March 2004 | By Janelle Dupont
In the Great Australian Tiger Moth Race, it's not whether you win or lose, but whether you can stand that damned uncomfortable cockpit long enough to even finish.
March 2004 | By Derek Grzelewski
The Royal Air Force Vulcan, immense cold war bomber and aerodynamic marvel, has been sentenced to permanent museum exhibition.
January 2004 | By Craig Mellow
A month of war through the night-vision goggles of a Marine AH-1W SuperCobra pilot.
January 2004 | By Story and photographs by James Cox
With a Caribou, Mohawk, Bird Dog, Hueys, and Cobras, Army aviators are teaching the loudest history lesson you ever heard.
November 2003 | By Shelby G. Spires
The EWO and the MIRV: Cold war talk for an RC-135 crew's lucky day.
November 2003 | By Robert L. Brown
Why the cold war forced the British government to choose between keeping a friend and arming an enemy.
September 2003 | By Jeffrey A. Engel
How the fighting in Southeast Asia transformed a curious young man into a fiercely dedicated pilot.
September 2003 | By Roger Warner
Something about the Champlin Fighter Museum's Focke-Wulf 190D never seemed quite right.
September 2003 | By Howard Stansfield
Fifty years ago, North Korea's secret allies plotted to heist from the United States a North American F-86.
July 2003 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
From the decks of World War II aircraft carriers to today's airshow circuit-the journey of a Royal Australian Navy Fairey Firefly.
July 2003 | By John Sotham
That's the sound of the prop-driven XF-84H, and it brought grown men to their knees. It didn't fly all that great either.
July 2003 | By Stephan Wilkinson
Target: Soviet weapons plant. Mission: Low-altitude bombing. Payload: Nuclear. Problem: Getting back.
May 2003 | By Marshall Michel
In the evolution of the airplane, Darwinian principles have applied unevenly.
May 2003 | By Bill Sweetman
The weapon system that could have made the enemy die laughing
May 2003 | By Graham Chandler
The ninth life of a PBY-5A Cat.
January 2003 | By Phil Scott