Meet the men who kept the Thunderbolts flying.
July 2005 | By Thomas D. Jones and Robert F. Dorr
To the three most infamous dictators of the 20th century, the airplane was much more than a way to get from Stalag A to Gulag B.
May 2005 | By Von Hardesty
What do you call a Temco TT-1 Pinto trainer with a new engine? A rare breed with a lot of giddyup-and-go.
March 2005 | By Jay Miller
T-34 owners are the latest to prove the value of good old-fashioned American ingenuity.
January 2005 | By Peter Garrison
Some say that Beech and Raytheon's turboprop failed because it tried too much, too soon.
September 2004 | By Mark Huber
As utilitarian as a bucket and just as plain, Lockheed's C-130 has flown almost everything to almost everywhere.
September 2004 | By Carl Posey
The New England Air Museum discovers the power of Lockheed's 10.
September 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
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
Riches to rags and back again: A 1928 mailplane is reborn.
November 2003 | By Sam Goldberg
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
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
Wooden propellers are like Louisville Sluggers: The distance.
July 2003 | By Tom Harpole
No airplane in the world could outshine Howard Hughes' H-1 Racer--until Jim Wright built a copy of it.
May 2003 | By Preston Lerner
Find out why the world's first controllable airplane was a bear to control.
March 2003 | By Phaedra Hise
The airplane debuted to rave reviews.
March 2003 | By Mary Collins