Military Aviation | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/military-aviation/RSS feed for Military AviationenWed, 18 Oct 2017 21:15:06 +0000World War I Pilot’s Descendant Finally Sees His Portrait, a Century Laterhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/world-war-i-pilots-descendant-gets-see-his-portrait-century-later-180965312/For Guillaume de Ramel, a heritage flight last week in Virginia had special meaning.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:15:06 +0000Thinking Smaller, the Air Force Learns a Thing or Twohttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/will-air-force-finally-get-back-light-attack-180965151/After evaluating “light attack” aircraft, the military likes what it sees.Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:26:41 +0000Look Around Chuck Yeager’s Cockpithttps://www.airspacemag.com/panoramas/chuck-yeagers-cockpit-180964968/A 360-degree view inside the airplane that broke the sound barrier.Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:00:00 +0000The First Drone Strike—in 1944https://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/drone-strike-180964753/ The TDR-1 even had a TV camera mounted in its nose. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000Vietnam, the CIA, and the World’s Fastest Aircrafthttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/operation-black-shield-180964751/As the SR-71 went public, these pilots flew its lookalike in secret.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000The Luftwaffe’s Long Armhttps://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/the-luftwaffes-long-arm-180964346/German U-boats terrorized Allied ships during World War II, with the help of aerial scouts.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000Super Helmethttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/super-helmet-180964342/F-35 pilots get X-ray vision and other magic powers.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000In Vietnam, These Helicopter Scouts Saw Combat Up Closehttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/snakes-loaches-180964341/Cobras and Loaches, two vastly different aircraft, relied on each other to fight the enemy.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Great Soviet Crescent In the Skyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/the-great-soviet-crescent-180964339/ A cold war mystery.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000