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Bata Lockheed Electra

Many of us assume that corporate flying was developed by Texas oil barons and Midwestern entrepreneurs during the 1930s, but it was a Czech shoe company, Bata, that pioneered a particularly productive form...
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Drones vs. Poachers

Poachers are killing so many elephants and rhinos in Africa that biologists predict both species may soon be extinct without massive intervention. According to the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh...

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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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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Seabee Revival

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...
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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.