The Potez is brand-new, built from scratch using long-lost French blueprints Perhaps because the low-hanging fruit has all been plucked—the P-51s, Corsairs, B-25s and various Grummans already restored...
"If this innovative design reaches the commercial market it will dramatically change the way we move about the planet." Multiple-overhead-rotor flying machines, which seemingly offered safety in redundancy,...
The November 2012 Aviation History has articles on French ace Jean Navarre, the world's most beautiful airplanes, materiel delivered by clippers during World War II, A personal account of an air support mission in southern Iraq, South African ace Pat Pattle, and Curtiss O-52 Owl planes soared into combat in Soviet service.
The September 2012 Aviation History has articles on German ace Gerhard Barkhorn, a Convair F-106A that landed itself, the Grumman Ov-1 Mohawk, controlling a spin, the 459th Fighter Squadron in Burma, and inventor Juan de la Cierva.
Willis' skill as a Huey pilot in 1966 is surpassed by his humorous storytelling, incisive commentary on the Vietnam War, wars in general and the warriors who wage them
A pilot's detailed firsthand account describes the mission to bomb Romania's oil refineries in August 1943.
The Shawnee troop transport was first deployed to Vietnam in December 1961
With Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer III in a helicopter above, orchestrating support, Yellow Hair rode again
How a handful of American fliers turned the tide of World War II in the Pacific
The "Evil Eyes" had to get under the weather for one last rescue attempt at A Shau Special Forces Camp in March 1966
On a Huey gunship escort for a deep recon mission in Laos, Willis found out that a dead comrade had been left behind
The Civil Air Patrol is ramping up its efforts to award its members the Congressional Gold Medal for their service in World War II.
The May 2012 Aviation History has articles on Mustang ace Bud Anderson, the Doolittle Raiders, the Fokker D.VII, the birth of Marine Corps aviation and Marine Corps HRS-1 helicopters.
The May 2012 Aviation History asks readers to discuss the most important events in Marine Corps aviation history and the best Marine Corps aviators.
Doolittle’s Raiders avenged Pearl Harbor by hitting the Japanese where they least expected it—at home
The Hercules suffered a close call during the Siege of An Loc in 1972.