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
How to hide thousands of airplanes.
January 01, 2007 | By Joe Pappalardo
November 2006 | By Douglas Gantenbein
November 2006 | By Paul A. Roales
A new aviation museum preserves Pearl Harbor's past.
September 2006 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
In 1943, CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow took his radio audience along on a RAF bombing mission to Berlin.
May 2006 | By Mark Bernstein
With museum-quality photographs, Edward Steichen showed the world what it was like to be a sailor at war.
March 2006 | By T.A. Heppenheimer
A wrecked bomber in Russia memorializes a World War II battle for the North Pacific.
March 2006 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
Turns out that jets are like waffles: The U.S. Army Air Forces was tempted to throw its first one away.
September 2005 | By William E. Burrows
With Russian Yaks, a small group of French pilots fought like hell to drive the Germans out of the Soviet Union.
September 2005 | By Carl Posey
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 gives the restored warbirds of the Flying Heritage Collection their sparkle?
November 2004 | By Peter Garrison
The place to go for the world's best warbird-watching? Warbirds over Wanaka, New Zealand.
September 2004 | By Derek Grzelewski
What they lacked in strength, World War II escort carriers made up in numbers...and the perseverance of their crews.
July 2004 | By James L. Noles, Jr
The only thing more durable than these Junkers Ju 52s are the mountains over which they now fly sightseers.
May 2004 | By Linda Shiner
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
With their own country occupied by Germany, French air cadets came to Alabama to learn to fly. Vive la Dixie!
March 2004 | By Janelle Dupont
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
Something about the Champlin Fighter Museum's Focke-Wulf 190D never seemed quite right.
September 2003 | By Howard Stansfield
Some went west. This is the story of the ones who went east.
September 2003 | By Anatoly Zak