WWIIThe era from 1938-1945 in which aircraft development and production increased to meet wartime demand for fighters and bombers and ultimately led to the birth of jet aircraft
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
Stories my mother told me.
August 2010 | By Melissa Jordan
A small band of helicopter pilots risked their lives to rescue wounded soldiers during World War II.
July 2010 | By Roger Connor
The daughter of a WASP tells her mother's tale.
June 16, 2010 | By The Editors
Close-up photographs of the legendary World War II aircraft.
May 18, 2010 | By The Editors
January 2010 | By Preston Lerner
What World War II fighter was a product of the Nutmeg State?
January 2010 | By James Wynbrandt
The Horten Ho 229 is on the short list for restoration at the Air and Space Museum.
January 11, 2010 | By Rebecca Maksel
The author remembers childhood, with round engines.
January 2010 | By Bruce McCall
Lockheed P-38 Lightnings brought many a pilot home. This pilot would like to return the favor.
November 2009 | By David F. Toomey
Led by famed fashion photographer Edward Steichen, a group of camera men captured the action of World War II naval aviation.
October 01, 2009 | By Mark D. Faram
August 2009 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
A World War II flight engineer dishes on the most “I” of the VIPs he flew with.
July 2009 | By Graham Chandler
July 2009 | By General Robert L. Cardenas, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) As told to James P. Busha
July 2009 | By Stephen Joiner
During World War II, WASPs proved that an airplane couldn’t tell the difference between a male and female pilot.
June 22, 2009 | By Jonna Dootlittle Hoppes
The paintings of Tom Lea, Life magazine's artist-correspondent during World War II.
February 06, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
It's an addiction. Admitting you have it is the first step.
December 03, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
The war in the Pacific ended as it began, with a surprise attack by Japanese warplanes.
November 2008 | By Stephen Harding