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.
After becoming the first to fly across the Caribbean Sea, Paul Redfern vanished in the Amazon jungle, spawning a dozen search expeditions and an unsolved mystery.
The retired lieutenant colonel recalls his days spent at England's Duxford Air Force Base—and in the sky.
When bombs began exploding prematurely over Vietnam, killing aircrews, the cause was traced to faulty fuzes, but more would die before a solution was found
‘Why Were Aircraft Markings for the U.S. Army Air Forces Only Applied on the Top Side of the Left Wing?’
A closer look at why U.S. Army Air Forces aircraft had distinctive markings, and the purpose they served during World War II.
Piloting X-15s to a record Mach 6.7 and the fringes of space, U.S. Air Force Major Pete Knight earned the Harmon Trophy and nickname “Speedy Pete”
The Mark 22 achieved the only successful downing of an enemy aircraft by naval gunfire during the Vietnam War
A daring Russian fighter pilot faced perils from friend and foe when he decided to escape a concentration camp in a German Heinkel 111 bomber.