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
An artist's impression of Europe's largest airshow.
July 2003 | By Illustrations by Harry Whitver
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
The ninth life of a PBY-5A Cat.
January 2003 | By Phil Scott
There's a lot more to the F4U than its past association with black sheep.
January 2003 | By Larry Lowe
November 2002 | By Roger A. Mola
How an abandoned World War II glider found love in Long Island.
September 2002 | By Joshua Stoff
The Boeing B-29
May 2002 | By J. Douglas Hinton
ASM-N-2 Guided Missle
January 2002 | By Jim Sweeney
After Pearl Harbor, the Japanese planned to strike the United States with aircraft borne by giant submarines. If it worked, the Atlantic fleet would be trapped.
November 2001 | By Thomas S. Momiyama
They torpedoed enemy ships during World War II. Now they fight fire.
November 2001 | By Marshall Lumsden
World War II aircraft that were shot to hell—and came back.
November 2001 | By Cory Graff
A fighter pilot, his escort, and one hell of a coincidence.
September 2001 | By John Fleischman
From this Naval air station airships hunted U-boats in the Florida Keys.
September 2001 | By John Sotham
September 2001 | By Diane Tedeschi
Handley Page Halifax under restoration in Canada.
July 2001 | By J. Douglas Hinton
The Lockheed L-1649A Starliner gets a makeover.
May 2001 | By John Sotham
There's something down there. And it may be Antoine De Saint-Exupéry's P-38.
May 2001 | By Joseph Harriss
First it carried a Japanese bomb 5,000 miles across the Pacific. Then it carried Don Piccard across Minneapolis.
May 2001 | By Don Piccard
A Junkers Ju 88 is pulled from a Norwegian lake.
March 2001 | By Douglas Hinton
Of course they copied it. The two airplanes could have been twins. But was the Soviets' Tu-4 truly an exact duplicate of the Boeing B-29?
March 2001 | By Von Hardesty