The story of P-51 pilot Charles Lee’s World War II service is a reminder of the sacrifices made by countless young men in the defense of freedom.
Fifty years later, mystery still surrounds the hijacking of a 727 over the Pacific Northwest—the only unsolved air piracy incident in commercial aviation history
Gabby Gabreski nearly failed out of his Army Air Corps flight training, but went on to become the top American fighter ace in Europe during World War II and a jet ace in Korea.
Can you identify this early U.S. Navy jet fighter?
By attaching a bicycle apparatus, propeller and rudder to a hydrogen-filled balloon, Carl Myers created one of the first maneuverable powered aircraft.
During a Cold War airborne alert mission, a combination of mechanical malfunctions and human errors led to the crash of a B-52 with two H-bombs onboard.
Numerous books, articles, documentaries and movies have told the story of how famed pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier. Here’s the story behind the team and aircraft that made that possible
On September 11, 2001, Air Force pilot Heather "Lucky" Penney was asked to do the unthinkable
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