Three Frenchmen were in for a surprise when they took off from Maine’s Old Orchard Beach on a transatlantic flight attempt to Paris in 1929.
Jack Northrop dreamed big with his futuristic flying wing, but the radical bomber proved too great a technological leap for his company to bridge in the late 1940s.
A C-47 pilot gives his son a firsthand look at the dangerous missions he flew in flak-filled skies on D-Day and beyond.
Some of the volunteers working to restore a historic B-52D Stratofortress at the Yankee Air Museum serviced the very same aircraft during the Vietnam War.
The Poll Giant would have been World War I’s biggest bomber—had it actually been completed.
In a 2011 letter to the author, legendary Royal Navy pilot Eric Brown revealed how he racked up more aircraft carrier landings than anyone before or since.