Published: January 14, 2011 at 10:42 am
Skunk Works Canard
I read Peter Garrison's "Skunk Works Days" article in the January issue about the rapid development of the XP-80 with more than a little interest. As a curator at Seattle's Museum of Flight in the mid-'80s, I …
Published: January 14, 2011 at 10:40 am
The March 2011 Letter From Aviation History discusses Jimmy Stewart's service in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.
Published: November 10, 2010 at 11:41 am
By Bob Bergin
Before Greg Boyington gained fame as "Pappy," he spent five disastrous months with the Flying Tigers.
The Rise of Unmanned Aircraft
By Lawrence Spinetta
An insider's guide to …
Published: November 10, 2010 at 11:37 am
The January 2011 Letter From Aviation History discusses the rise of unmanned aircraft systems like the MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper and BAE Systems Taranis in waging America's wars abroad.
Published: November 10, 2010 at 11:35 am
In the January 2011 Aviation History "Mailbag" readers discuss RAF Duxford, the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and the Air Defense Command's Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE).
Published: September 22, 2010 at 12:32 pm
The November 2010 Aviation History has articles on Topgun aerial combat training, B-29 crews flying over the Himalayas, the airplanes of the Battle of Britain, "Flying Parson" Belvin Maynard's transcontinental air race, the Duxford RAF Museum, and the 10 most difficult to fly aircraft.
Published: September 22, 2010 at 10:53 am
In the November 2010 Aviation History "Mailbag" readers discuss the 30th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron, aviator Stanley Beltz, B-17Es with remote turret, the F8F Bearcat, and the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden.
Published: September 22, 2010 at 10:52 am
The November 2010 Letter From Aviation History discusses the Battle of Britain's 70th anniversary and C.G. Sweeting's upcoming book The Battle of Britain: The German Experience.
Published: July 26, 2010 at 11:33 am
The September 2010 Aviation History has article on Lockheed engineer Clarence L. "Kelly" Johnson, the SR-71's record-breaking flight from London to L.A., Adolf Hitler's personal fleet, Curtiss advertisements, the 10th Photoreconaissance Group and the Vickers Vulture amphibian.
Published: July 26, 2010 at 11:28 am
In the September 2010 Aviation History readers discuss the Messerschmitt Me-262 and its swept wings, airplane designer Bernard Pietenpol, showman Roscoe Turner, the Junior Birdmen, F8F Bearcat, and Cessna O-1.
Published: July 26, 2010 at 11:27 am
The September 2010 Letter From Aviation History discusses the Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird, engineer Kelly Johnson, and the Udvar-Hazy Center.
Published: May 21, 2010 at 10:33 am
The July 2010 Aviation History has articles on the Messerschmitt Me-262, the Napier Sabre engine, Japan's fleet of captured B-17s, Bernard Pietenpol, Britain's R 101 airship, and Whatson's Whizzers.
Published: May 21, 2010 at 9:48 am
In the July 2010 Aviation History readers discuss the F8F Bearcat and African-American Korean War pilot Jesse L. Brown
Published: May 21, 2010 at 9:45 am
The July 2010 Letter From Aviation History discusses the technological leap represented by Germany's Messerschmitt ME-262 jet, and how it came too late to impact World War II.
Published: March 16, 2010 at 3:47 pm
The May 2010 Aviation History has articles on the Grumman F8F Bearcat, Sabrejet ace Omer Levesque, Britain Shuttleworth Collection, a B-29 pilot and Roscoe Turner.
Published: March 16, 2010 at 3:34 pm
In the May 2010 Aviation History readers discuss the best and worst aviation movies, the attack on Pearl Harbor and the XB-70 bomber.