Air Force Capt. John P. Calamos received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroic actions calling in air strikes to save Special Forces in Vietnam
Of the multiple early explorers who claimed to have reached the North Pole, only the crew of the airship Norge definitively achieved their goal
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.
In 1927, on the heels of Lindbergh’s transatlantic success, two Midwesterners attempted to fly around the world in a single-engine Stinson
Thirty-six years after clashing in a dogfight over North Vietnam, two fighter pilots reconciled
A former scout helicopter pilot details his experiences during a 1969-70 combat tour with the air cavalry of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Pilots involved in the mission to kill Isoroku Yamamoto reported seeing Hine’s left engine smoking, but no one saw him go down.
Hundreds of American fliers ended up stranded in Siberia—creating a conundrum for the Soviets, who were not at war with nearby Japan.
Allied special forces units in far-flung theaters pioneered air evacuation of wounded in World War II, providing a needed boost to the men’s morale.
This book details the U.S. Air Force/CIA program recruiting young airmen from Laos’ Hmong mountain tribes to fly dangerous missions against communist forces
Pioneer aviator Bud Mars thrilled airshow crowds, narrowly escaping death on several occasions, and was among the first to fly airplanes in the Far East
The Seattle Museum of Flight’s meticulous B-29 restoration has returned most of the veteran bomber’s controls to working order.