An overview of The Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen and his life and legacy
Northrop delivered this P-61, serial number 43-8330, to the U.S. Army on July 28, 1945. This P-61 is one of only 4 P-61 in existence today.
Before World War II some women pilots made their marks on aviation history. It was inevitable women pilots would be involved in every capacity in World War II.
The National Air and Space Museum has a Ruhrstahl X-1 on display in the Udvar-Hazy Center. The Fritz-X had a short but deadly combat history before the Luftwaffe phased it out in favor of the Hs-293.
In 1941 with Britain the only force fighting against Nazi Germany, a secret flight was set up to evaluate enemy aircraft and radar. It was nicknamed the "RAFWaffe".
The Harrier was the realization of a concept to develop a combat aircraft that could take off vertically. It has served in many of the conflicts the U.S. and the UK have been involved in since 1982.
The Lockheed Constellation started as a military transport. The Super Constellation had a range of 4,600 miles with an endurance of 20 hours. It could carry 20 tons of cargo. This made the C-121 a good candidate for some new military missions.
The Northrop F-20 Tigershark’s development began in 1975 as the next phase of the F-5’s development. Northrop hoped it could continue its success in foreign sales with the F-20.
This is the story of the courageous German fighter pilot who tallied 80 confirmed kills in dogfights between 1915 and 1918 and became known to his enemies as The Red Baron.
It's a question asked over and over amongst aviation buffs; Why can't they restore a B-36 Peacemaker Bomber to flying condition?