Mailbag—Aviation History November 2015

Nagasaki Nightmare I really appreciated having the chance to read “Near Disaster Over Nagasaki” . Chuck Sweeney was never given the same “star” treatment as was given to Paul Tibbets. The...

Letter from Aviation History—May 2015

What’s the difference between a restored airplane and a replica? How far should a restorer go to preserve original components, and do remanufactured parts make a warbird less authentic?

Letter from Aviation History—November 2014

Going Down Low Few military aviation missions generate the spectrum of passions associated with close air support. Fighter-bomber pilots have typically performed such ground-attack missions with some...