AviatorsEarly flight pioneers, military aviators and military and airline pilots
If you remember Vietnam, you remember the Bell UH-1.
May 2000 | By John Sotham
May 2000 | By Keith Monroe
Not all of aviation's heroic acts happen on the battlefield.
March 2000 | By George C. Larson
Helping seriously ill patients reach far-off medical facilities gives pilots the perfect reason to fly.
March 2000 | By Tom LeCompete
As unpiloted craft take over the reconnaissance mission, an intelligence insider looks back on the work that set recce pilots apart.
March 2000 | By Dino A. Brugioni
At formation flying school, invading your neighbor's space becomes an art form.
January 2000 | By Debbie Gary
One man’s mid-century portrait of the United States—from 1,500 feet.
January 2000 | By John Fleischman
Did an XP-86 beat Yeager to the punch?
January 1999 | By Al Blackburn
In the remote highlands of Laos, U.S. Air Force pilots fought a secret war.
November 1998 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
Fifty years ago, they worked around the clock to keep Berlin from starving. Now, in a year-long celebration, Berlin invites them back.
July 1998 | By Linda Shiner
A dedicated craftsman explores the invention of the airplane by recreating its predecessors.
May 1998 | By Tom Crouch
In which a tiny air force has an impact far greater than its numbers suggest.
March 1998 | By Lance Thompson
Pilots wanted: low pay, long hours.
September 1997 | By Patricia Trenner
When Robin Olds arrived in Vietnam, morale soared.
September 1997 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
For pilots shot down over North Vietnam, the way home was jolly and green.
July 1997 | By Robert Hanson
Test pilot Glen Edwards kept book on the Flying Wing. Now we know what he thought of the airplane he died in.
July 1997 | By Daniel Ford
A daring mission to fly combat in Vietnam came with a catchno one else could know.
May 1997 | By Susan Katz Keating
Grumman's triple-tail, bug-eyed, heat-seeking camera platform.
March 1997 | By John Sotham
In the final days of the Vietnam war, chaos and heroism converged in the effort to evacuate U.S.-supplied aircraft.
January 1997 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
A B-57 crew faced the end of the world.
January 1994 | By Edwards Park