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Remembering the Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission, USAAF's most disastrous air battle to date.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering the Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission, USAAF’s most disastrous air battle to date.
The incredible story of the “Piggyback Flight,” the incident where a B-17 collided with another B-17 and became hooked together
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The incredible story of the “Piggyback Flight,” the incident where a B-17 collided with another B-17 and became hooked together
Memphis Belle
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Memphis Belle pilot tells the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress raid on the Focke-Wulf plant at Bremen (featured in Memphis Belle movie)
Remembering the Washington bomber: why RAF never liked the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering the Washington bomber: why RAF never liked the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Spitfire Vs P-51 Mustang: which was the better Merlin-engined fighter?
Military Aviation / Warbirds
Spitfire Vs P-51 Mustang: which was the better Merlin-engined fighter?
First air-to-air sortie for A-10 Warthog with new World War II heritage paint scheme of P-47 Thunderbolt
Military Aviation / Warbirds
First air-to-air sortie for A-10 Warthog with new World War II heritage paint scheme of P-47 Thunderbolt
The Boeing YB-40: how the B-17F strategic bomber was turned into a four-engined escort fighter
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Boeing YB-40: how the B-17F strategic bomber was turned into a four-engined escort fighter
The headless B-17: this Flying Fortress was hit by an 88mm shell but remained in formation giving the chance to those who survived to bail out safely
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The headless B-17: this Flying Fortress was hit by an 88mm shell but remained in formation giving the chance to those who survived to bail out safely
Here’s why over Germany in 1943 the B-29 could have had a higher loss rate than the B-17 and B-24
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Here’s why the B-29 could have had a higher loss rate than the B-17 and B-24 over Germany in 1943
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
YB-29 Bomber Escorter
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of Cross Country, the only YB-29 Bomber Escorter ever built
Did you know that the speeder bike sound effects in Return of the Jedi were created using samples of P-38 engine noise? Some interesting facts that made the Lightning the coolest military aircraft of WWII
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Did you know that the speeder bike sound effects in Return of the Jedi were created using samples of P-38 engine noise? Some interesting facts that made the Lightning the coolest military aircraft of WWII
We Killed Yamamoto: a detailed description of the P-38 assassination of the man behind Pearl Harbor
Aviation History / Military Aviation
We Killed Yamamoto: a detailed description of the P-38 assassination of the man behind Pearl Harbor
Final Dogfight – May 8, 1945: Who scored the last aerial victory of the air war in Europe?
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Final Dogfight – May 8, 1945: Who scored the last aerial victory of the air war in Europe?
These prop WWII fighters were (slightly) better than the P-51D Mustang
Aviation History / Military Aviation
These prop WWII fighters were (slightly) better than the P-51D Mustang
Piggybacks! USAAF P-51 Mustang pilots explain how they were able to shoot down a flight of Mistel combinations over Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Piggybacks! USAAF P-51 Mustang pilots explain how they were able to shoot down a flight of Mistel combinations over Germany
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