Published: May 11, 2011 at 4:39 pm
The July 2011 Letter From Aviation History discusses the 100th anniversary of Naval aviation. On November 14, 1910, Eugene Ely launched a Curtiss Model D Pusher off the cruiser Birmingham in Hampton Roads, Va.
Published: March 09, 2011 at 12:25 pm
The May 2011 Aviation History has articles on F4F Wildcats battling French H-75A Hawks over Casablanca, the world's ugliest airplanes, aerobat Bert Acosta, experimental VTOL tail-sitters, the 26th Fighter Squadron's exploits over Nanning, and rotary engines.
Published: March 09, 2011 at 12:23 pm
In the May 2011 Aviation History "Mailbag," readers discuss the P-51 Mustang, American Airmen memorials in China, the Travel Air 2000, and unmanned aerial drones.
Published: March 09, 2011 at 12:22 pm
The May 2011 Letter From Aviation History discusses the world's ugliest airplanes, from Henri Mignet's small "Flying Flea" to Andrei Tupolev's giant ANT-20 Maxim Gorky.
Published: January 14, 2011 at 10:43 am
The March 2011 Aviation History has articles on the birth of the P-51 Mustang, Jimmy Stewart at war, an airliner collision over the Grand Canyon, American World War I ace Douglas Campbell, Blackbird pilot William Powell, and A-bombing in F-84 Thunderjets
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.