What’s the difference between a restored airplane and a replica? How far should a restorer go to preserve original components, and do remanufactured parts make a warbird less authentic?
Britain's most star-crossed restoration project is back in the air.
A recent media preview at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center provided an opportunity to check out some fascinating projects.
MeierMotors, thanks to PRman/webmaster Matthias Dorst, has flooded warbird forums with photos of MM’s restorers at work on a variety of notable airplanes.
On November 24, 1964, Mrs. Marilyn Wendler was an 11-year-old missionary’s daughter scrambling aboard a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules piloted by Captain Mack Secord, of the 464th Tactical Airlift Wing....
De Havilland's versatile Wooden Wonder racked up an admirable combat record within a remarkably short timespan
Amid tragic setbacks in the nascent commercial aviation industry were hopeful signs that aerospace dreamers will continue to innovate, regardless of the risks.
Readers share their thoughts on recent issues of Aviation History magazine.
The Swiss company Boschung Global Ltd. announced on November 13, 2014, that it has taken possession of six rare movie Messerschmitts, which may soon be flying for the first time since 1968. Although the...
The square-cut 1916-18 Standard J-1 biplane is notorious for being mistaken as a Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, a situation not helped by the fact that the Jenny is frequently referred to as the Curtiss Standard. In...
With a 200-foot-high ceiling and a floor surface covering eight acres, Hangar One at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., is an appropriate place from which to launch some very big ideas. That seems to be...
Royal Navy pilot Rutland earned a reputation as a WWI hero before a misstep led to his disgrace in 1941
Readers share thoughts on stories from our most recent issues.
Republic of China Air Force Major “Mike” Hua pulled off a nighttime dead-stick landing in an early U-2
The Super Q.E.D. II first flew in September 2013, and made its public debut at Oshkosh in the summer of 2014.