Pilots, in Their Own Words
August 2013 | By J.R. Dailey
A U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation pilot describes what it’s like to fly three generations of ground attack aircraft.
August 14, 2012 | By Linda Shiner
Naval aviators push Qaddafi's buttons in a 1981 exercise.
July 2012 | By Commander Thompson E. Sanders U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Art and artifacts from the Marine front lines, now on display in Washington.
January 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
When the Navy retired the Tomcat, my father went with it.
January 2012 | By Brad Hooker
These Museum staffers and volunteers once served their country in the armed forces. Now they serve in a different way.
November 10, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
In wartime, a customized Zippo was part of an airman's identity.
September 07, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Four aircraft, 12 airmen, 25 days, 40 below zero, in the middle of nowhere.
September 2011 | By Edward Farmer
Some were already heroes. Others were nowhere near where you would have expected them to be.
May 2011 | By Michael Klesius
May 2011 | By Don Porter
The Navy's first pilot and 10 more milestones.
March 2011 | By The Editors
Thousands of Air Force pilots trained on the Holloman centrifuge. Now a better ride is coming.
February 11, 2011 | By Mark Betancourt
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
For some pilots, a good-luck charm is standard equipment.
September 2010 | By Michael Klesius
Stories my mother told me.
August 2010 | By Melissa Jordan
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
July 2010 | By J.R. Dailey
The daughter of a WASP tells her mother's tale.
June 16, 2010 | By The Editors