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The Miraculous Mosquito

De Havilland's versatile Wooden Wonder racked up an admirable combat record within a remarkably short timespan

The Warplane Nobody Wanted

The A-10 Warthog has survived repeated attempts to put it out to pasture. Now its time may finally be up.
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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...
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Soccer War Corsair

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...
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A Wing and a Prayer

Neil Armstrong’s flying career nearly ended soon after it started, when he was forced to eject from his F9F Panther over Korea.
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Flight Test Museum to Expand

The Air Force Flight Test Museum, located at Edwards Air Force Base in California, is planning a move to bigger quarters.