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What is the Tuskegee Airmen's greatest contribution?

Published: January 19, 2012 at 10:36 am
The March 2012 Aviation History asks readers to discuss the contributions to American history made by the Tuskegee Airmen.

Shturmovik Rebuilt Under Radar

Stephan Wilkinson | Published: January 19, 2012 at 10:34 am
Russia's Aviarestoration has restored an Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik.

Piloted V-1 Flying Bomb Restored

Rudolf Stumberger | Published: January 19, 2012 at 10:34 am
A German expert has restored a piloted version of the V-1 rocket.

Yak Sets Speed Record

Stephan Wilkinson | Published: January 19, 2012 at 10:34 am
Reno racer Will Whiteside has set a world speed record in a Romanian-built Yak-3U.

Storied C-130E Goes to USAF Museum

Stephen Mauro | Published: January 19, 2012 at 10:33 am
The Hercules suffered a close call during the Siege of An Loc in 1972.

Frank Whittle and the Race for the Jet

Nicholas O'Dell | Published: January 18, 2012 at 12:22 pm
A 1930 patent filed by a young RAF officer kick-started the Jet Age.

F2G Racer Returns

Stephan Wilkinson | Published: November 04, 2011 at 2:08 pm
Once in a junkyard, a Navy Corsair is now restored and ready to race.

Aviation Heritage Invitational Held at Reno

Stephen Mauro | Published: November 04, 2011 at 2:08 pm
The 2011 National Aviation Heritage Invitational was held at the 48th annual Reno Air Races in September.

World War II Ace Flies Again

Leon J. Delisle | Published: November 04, 2011 at 2:05 pm
The 95-year-old ace James B. Morehead flew a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk this August at Sonoma Valley Airport in California.

Fairey Swordfish Back in the Air

Stephan Wilkinson | Published: November 04, 2011 at 2:04 pm
Vintage Wings of Canada has restored a Fairey Swordfish biplane torpedo bomber.

Table of Contents - January 2012 Aviation History

Published: November 04, 2011 at 11:22 am
The January 2012 Aviation History has articles on Guy Gibson, the Vought Crusader, the Dornier Do-31, Shigeo Nango, fog flying, and the 15 most influential aircraft.

Your pick for most influential aircraft?

Published: November 04, 2011 at 11:14 am
The January 2012 Aviation History Reader Poll asks readers to pick the most influential aircraft in aviation's history.

Letters From Readers - January 2012 Aviation History

Published: November 04, 2011 at 11:13 am
In the January 2012 Mailbag readers discuss the Boeing B-29, the Boeing XB-39, Barty Brooks and the North American F-100C Super Sabre.

Letter From Aviation History - January 2012

Published: November 04, 2011 at 11:12 am
The January 2012 Letter From Aviation History discusses Jimmy Doolittle, zero-visibility flying, and Air France Flight 447.

The Engineer Who Greased the P-38 Lightning

Stephen Budiansky | Published: October 05, 2011 at 8:31 am
Long before any airplanes approached the sound barrier, John Stack was traveling there in his mind. As a teenager he worked to save enough money for a few hours of flying lessons in a Canuck biplane at an airfield …

Flight 1549 Completes Its Journey

Stephen Mauro | Published: September 16, 2011 at 12:09 pm
The Carolinas Aviation Museum is exhibiting the "Miracle on the Hudson" Airbus A320.
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