Published: July 12, 2013 at 1:42 pm
The September 2013 issue of Aviation History explores the Luftwaffe's Stuka, the Martin Marauder, the birth of the Bell 47 helicopter, and the Fokker Triplane, among many other aviation wonders.
Published: June 12, 2013 at 8:16 pm
The Cold War accelerated jet aircraft development without a shot being fired in the 1940s.
Published: May 06, 2013 at 11:35 am
The July 2013 issue of Aviation History offers compelling stories, including Dambusters (a complex RAF bombing mission over Germany), a profile of the Heinkel He-162, and the noble story of the 1926 team of U.S. Army airmen who flew 22,000 miles around Latin America.
Published: May 03, 2013 at 3:31 pm
Aviation History Reader Poll
At an estimated cost of $135 million per airplane, Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive weapons program in U.S. history. When the fighter finally becomes fully operational, will it be …
Published: May 03, 2013 at 2:42 pm
View our exclusive animation and preview our story about the bold British raid on Germany’s strategic river dams.
Published: May 03, 2013 at 2:14 pm
A remarkable self-portrait of the Curiousity rover on Mars. (© NASA/JPL Mars Science Laboratory/Curiousity Project)
Every year the National Aeronautic Association awards the Robert J. Collier Trophy for "the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to …
Published: May 03, 2013 at 2:13 pm
The A-29 Super Tucano by Embraer. (© Embraer)
A contract for 20 light air support (LAS) airplanes destined for Afghanistan's fledgling air force has stalled again, as Beechcraft Corporation filed suit against the U.S. Air Force to halt work on …
Published: May 03, 2013 at 2:10 pm
In the July 2013 issue of 'Aviation History,' readers share insights into our stories on the death of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, Superforts vs. MiGs, and other topics.
Published: May 03, 2013 at 2:03 pm
The July 2013 Letter From Aviation History tackles issues surrounding U.S. military procurement, as it relates to the controversial Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.
Published: March 04, 2013 at 2:19 pm
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This infographic originally appeared in the January/February issue of World War II magazine.
Published: March 04, 2013 at 11:22 am
Considering the Siren's call of an alleged buried cache of Supermarine Spitfires.
Published: March 04, 2013 at 11:12 am
The two-story high Grumman Avenger torpedo bomber has become a favorite warbird survivor.
Published: March 04, 2013 at 11:11 am
Among fanciers of the Martin 4-0-4 airliner were luminaries such as Frank Sinatra.
Published: January 16, 2013 at 12:14 am
The March 2013 Aviation History has articles on Charles Lindbergh, Vincent Burnelli and Maurice Hurel, P-51 pilot William Lyons, Imperial Airways, Chinooks and the sidewinder missile.
Published: January 15, 2013 at 11:59 pm
Chris Prevost's newly refurbished F3F-2, formerly displayed at the Lone Star Flight Museum, bears the colorful markings of VMF-2 (Kyle Dykes).
Christ Prevost of the Vintage Airplane Company has just returned to the air the F3F-2 you see here, which …
Published: January 15, 2013 at 11:58 pm
The Rolls-Royce Merlin III on the RAF Museum's newly restored Boulton Paul Defiant Mk. I (RAF Museum, Hendon).
Largely forgotten is that one squadron of Defiants was among the world's first effective electronic countermeasure units
The U.S. had its …