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  • The Timeless Boeing 75

    More than eight decades after its introduction, the classic Stearman continues to thrill pilots looking for open-cockpit adventure. The Boeing Model 75 “Stearman” was the most...

  • Miracle Men of Midway

    The American victory at Midway had more to do with bold leaders than lucky breaks...

  • Lindbergh’s Path to Glory

    Before he gained a worldwide reputation as “Lucky Lindy,” Charles A. Lindbergh developed a solid repertoire of aviation skills. When Charles A. Lindbergh set out on...

  • ‘A Shattered Command’

    Outnumbered and outgunned, the Marine pilots of VMF-221 paid a heavy price for their heroic efforts to stem the Japanese onslaught on Midway Atoll At 0555 hours...

  • Log of The Leper

    The awesome firepower of an AC-47’s miniguns was on full display when an Australian journalist bummed a ride with a “Spooky” crew. In 1967 a blackened, burned-out wreck lay...

  • The Suicide Club

    The pioneering pilots who delivered the U.S. mail in open-cockpit biplanes had one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. Post Office pilot James Hill once needed three whole...

  • A Soldier Prays for Peace

    John Glenn’s World War II service led to his quest for a safer world The hero of the space race had never publicly shown his temper. But on May 4, 1974, the stoicism, the...

  • Letter from Aviation History: Honoring an American Hero

    Adam Sakowitz is a young man with a mission. The 25-year-old graduate student from Westbury, N.Y., is leading an effort to honor Senator John Glenn, who died on December 8, with a...


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Aviation History magazine is an authoritative, in-depth history of world aviation from its origins to the Space Age. Aviation History offers air enthusiasts the most detailed coverage of the history of manned flight, with action-packed stories and illustrations that put the reader in the cockpit with pilots and military (Army, Navy, and Marines) aviators to experience aviation’s greatest dramas.