August 18 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of the last American service member killed in combat in World War II.
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.
Republic of China Air Force Major “Mike” Hua pulled off a nighttime dead-stick landing in an early U-2
Sixty years after its introduction, Lockheed’s U-2 spyplane continues to serve as America’s eyes in the sky over distant battlefields.
Armed to the teeth with machine guns and a 75mm cannon, B-25s played a key role in World War II as low-level bombers and strafers.
Surgeons kept temperature, pressure, wind speed, and humidity records—but they didn't know what to do with the data
In the aftermath of WWII, Germany turned to former Luftwaffe officers to rebuild its air force under NATO and help counter the Soviet threat.