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The only flight of the Osprey's fifth prototype lasted less than two minutes, and it was one wild ride.
January 25, 2011 | By Richard Whittle
A new "untold history" of the V-22 asks: Is the Osprey safe?
January 24, 2011 | By The Editors
Man cannot zoom by blended wing alone; he must have an engine that, well, works.
January 2011 | By Stephan Wilkinson
For U.S. airmen trapped in Yugoslavia during World War II, building a secret airstrip was their only way out.
January 2011 | By Phil Scott
Late in World War II, the Bell P-63 became an aerial gunner's easiest target.
November 2010 | By James Dunaway
November 2010 | By Leonard R. Scotty
In a 2004 interview, an RAF hero recalled encounters with friends and enemies during the Battle of Britain.
September 03, 2010 | By Gavin Mortimer
September 2010 | By Rebecca Maksel
Readied to transport the first U.S. ICBMs, the Douglas C-133 had a peculiar habit. It kept crashing.
September 2010 | By John Sotham
For some pilots, a good-luck charm is standard equipment.
September 2010 | By Michael Klesius
Scenes from aviation's annual pilgrimage.
August 16, 2010 | By Caroline Sheen
Stories my mother told me.
August 2010 | By Melissa Jordan
August 2010 | By Roger A. Mola
At the Pima Air and Space Museum, the B-36 is the largest U.S. warplane ever rebuilt.
August 2010 | By The Editors
Nobody handled a Tomcat like Snort.
July 2010 | By Debbie Gary
For one mission in Vietnam, the best aircraft for the job was a bomber from World War II.
July 2010 | By David Lande
The F-15C is the only dedicated dogfighter left in the U.S. military fleet. Why isn't the Air Force replacing it?
July 2010 | By Michael Behar
A small band of helicopter pilots risked their lives to rescue wounded soldiers during World War II.
July 2010 | By Roger Connor
North American F-107A
July 2010 | By Stephan Wilkinson
The former Air Force historian asks, "Can anyone dispute that I had the most interesting job in the entire Air Force?"
May 2010 | By Perry Turner