Military AircraftWarplanes, including fighters, bombers, air tankers, surveillance aircraft and more
Fifty years ago, cold-war games halted all civilian air traffic—long before September 11 did the same.
March 2002 | By Roger A. Mola
The F-111: In Australia, an airplane for all seasons.
March 2002 | By William Triplett
March 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
The Turkish Air Demo team is winning friends at home with its seven Northrop F-5s.
January 2002 | By Roger A. Mola
ASM-N-2 Guided Missle
January 2002 | By Jim Sweeney
At the USAF Fighter Weapons School in 1957, the instructors were mean, but the aircraft were meaner.
January 2002 | By Robert A. Hanson
After Pearl Harbor, the Japanese planned to strike the United States with aircraft borne by giant submarines. If it worked, the Atlantic fleet would be trapped.
November 2001 | By Thomas S. Momiyama
They torpedoed enemy ships during World War II. Now they fight fire.
November 2001 | By Marshall Lumsden
World War II aircraft that were shot to hell—and came back.
November 2001 | By Cory Graff
November 2001 | By Diane Tedeschi
A fighter pilot, his escort, and one hell of a coincidence.
September 2001 | By John Fleischman
September 2001 | By Russell Gregory
September 2001 | By Will Oliver
September 2001 | By Stuart Nixon
The B-52 that launched a thousand ships.
July 2001 | By Preston Lerner
Handley Page Halifax under restoration in Canada.
July 2001 | By J. Douglas Hinton
Think of Yankee Lima Four Two as a time machine: Jump in and you're back in Vietnam.
July 2001 | By Stephan Wilkinson
July 2001 | By Russell Gregory
How two Lockheed F-104 Starfighters became airshow stars.
May 2001 | By Carl Hoffman
Lesson learned: never send a man to do a machine's job.
May 2001 | By Linda Shiner