Military Aviation | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/military-aviation/RSS feed for Military AviationenTue, 29 Sep 2020 22:00:45 +0000Erich Hartmann, the Most Successful Fighter Pilot of All Timehttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/who-was-erich-hartmann-180975845/A new book examines the life of the WWII German ace.Tue, 29 Sep 2020 22:00:45 +0000Marooned on a Tiny Pacific Island, These Sailors Were Spotted by a KC-135https://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/saved-kc-135-180975843/When a small boat vanished in the Pacific, U.S. forces took to the air and mounted a desperate search.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The F-86 Sabre, Hero of the Early Jet Agehttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/north-american-f-86-sabre-180975841/America’s first swept-wing fighter won the skies over North Korea.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000Scorned at First, These Seven Airplanes (Finally) Proved Their Mettlehttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/7-airplanes-finally-proved-their-mettle-180975838/Did they defy skeptics, or just outlast them?Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Russian Jet That Fights for Both Sideshttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/fighter-jet-fights-both-sides-180975834/What Ukrainian air force pilots say about their aging Su-27s.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Real Aerial Battles That Inspired Star Warshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/air-battles-became-star-wars-1-180975832/Born one year before the end of World War II, George Lucas turned a boyhood fascination into a space epic.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +000075th Anniversary of Victory in World War IIhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/75th-anniversary-victory-world-war-ii-180974410/Looking back at the war that shaped a generation, and changed aviation forever.Thu, 27 Aug 2020 19:00:39 +0000Flying the Hump: A Veteran Remembershttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/voices-veterans-library-congress-180975664/One of many stories in the Library of Congress searchable archive of war reminiscences.Wed, 26 Aug 2020 18:33:23 +0000The Day We Took Out 23 Tankshttps://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/day-we-killed-23-tanks-180975619/In Operation Desert Storm, the A-10 Warthog was primitive, but it got the job done.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Final Mission: Staging Japan’s Surrenderhttps://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/surrender-spectacle-180975607/General Douglas MacArthur was a war hero—and an old soldier who knew how to put on a show.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000