The X-15 tested the limits of speed and altitude for winged aircraft, bridging the gap between the air and space ages.
Illinois native Jack Bally is building a 1/3-scale, flyable, Boeing B-17 replica.
The RAF Museum in London has added a rare breed to its collection—a mostly original Sopwith Dolphin.
The Stratolaunch Systems production facility broke ground at Mojave Air and Space Port in January 2012.
Was it right for the United States to recruit former Nazis as aerospace engineers after World War II?
The July 2012 Aviation History Reader Poll asks readers to discuss the United States' recruiting of former Nazi aerospace engineers in Operation Paperclip.
The HH-53's armor, heavy lifting capability, maneuverability, range and speed made it ideal for CSAR and special ops during the Vietnam War
New Zealander Glyn Powell is building what will be the only airworthy de Havilland Mosquito.
The crash site of China National Aviation Corporation C-47 No. 60 has been discovered in China's rugged Yunnan Province.
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.
Before computer-generated images, aviation films had real airplanes and real aviators at the controls.
In the May 2012 Aviation History Mailbag readers discuss one of Jimmy Doolittle salvaged B-25s, Cook Cleland's F2G Corsair racer, Winston Churchill and Project Tip-Tow.
The May 2012 Letter From Aviation History discusses the 100th anniversary of Marine Corps aviation.
The March 2012 Aviation History has articles on the Ploesti Raid, the Tuskegee Airmen, Frank Whittle, the Gloster Meteor, the Republic XF-12 Rainbow and Helen Richey.
The March 2012 Letter From Aviation History discusses George Lucas' upcoming film on the Tuskegee Airmen, Red Tails.
In the March 2012 Aviation History Mailbag readers discuss the Windecker Eagle, Skorsky VS-300, Piper J-3 Cub, Dornier Do 31 and the Grumman TBM Avenger.