Republic of China Air Force Major “Mike” Hua pulled off a nighttime dead-stick landing in an early U-2
The Super Q.E.D. II first flew in September 2013, and made its public debut at Oshkosh in the summer of 2014.
An L-749 Constellation is the first aircraft to carry the coveted call sign "Air Force One."
The Travel Air Type R, popularly known as the “Mystery Ship,” was the first civilian air racer to beat military-backed modified fighters.
This year’s grand champion and winner of the Neil A. Armstrong National Aviation Heritage Trophy was a beautiful 1934 Waco YKC cabin-class biplane.
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The celebrated copilot of the first airplane to cross the Atlantic from east to west, James Fitzmaurice ended up a forgotten hero caught between two worlds
The A-10 Warthog has survived repeated attempts to put it out to pasture. Now its time may finally be up.
Some of the most unusual Corsairs in the world are the two dozen that participated in the last-ever air war involving piston-engine fighters, during the July 1969 “Soccer War” between El Salvador...
Every dog has its day—even a Seabee. A design bought by Republic to help keep its Long Island factory active when the world no longer needed P-47s, the ’Bee was poised to profit from the...
During Amelia Earhart’s ill-fated 1937 round-the-world attempt, the famed Golden Age flier dubbed “Lady Lindy” relied on the press to keep her in the public eye. Before that last flight,...
Though the first transpacific air service to Hawaii began in 1935, via Pan American Airways’ Clippers, the real tourist boom didn’t commence until after WWII, when a new generation of airliners...
Neil Armstrong’s flying career nearly ended soon after it started, when he was forced to eject from his F9F Panther over Korea.
The Congressional Gold Medal has been approved for members of the Civil Air Patrol or CAP who served during WWII and to the legendary Doolittle Raiders.