The Hobbycraft model company brings two iconic aircraft that saw action in the Spanish Civil War to its model kit lineup
Grumman’s Avenger torpedo bomber—the biggest single-engine airplane of World War II and the last of its breed—made a huge contribution to Allied victory.
In a preview of things to come, Germans and Italians fought Soviets and Americans in the skies over Spain, employing an impressive variety of aircraft
In a combined effort not long after World War II, the U.S. Navy employed ships, airplanes and helicopters to explore and map Antarctica’s frozen reaches.
Fifty years ago a British balloonist and a husband-and-wife team disappeared without a trace as they attempted to fly the Atlantic in a balloon dubbed 'The Free Life'
Convair’s giant B-36 bomber fulfilled its primary mission by never serving in combat
The big flying boats of the 1930s and ’40s offered passengers more timely international travel without sacrificing the comforts of a cruise ship
The Luftwaffe’s first jet-propelled medium bomber test-bed featured forward-swept wings