Air Assault Operations during Vietnam War AH-64 Modern Attack Helicopter Operations The use of the helicopter dramatically changed land warfare doctrine from the time of its introduction, use during the Korean War,...
The Spitfire and the Me-109 were iconic World War II aircraft. These aircraft had a deadly rivalry throughout World War II and beyond. These aircraft were generally loved by their pilots.
The P-51 Mustang is the plane that won the battle over Germany. Other planes contributed but it was the Mustang that turned the air war over Germany irreversibly in the Allies’ favor.
In August 2011 the MQ-1 Predator passed the 1 million flying hours milestone. The USAF plans to retire the Predator in 2018. The Predator made its mark in aviation history.
The Smithsonian’s P-39Q-15-BE, serial number 44-2433, is currently on loan to the Niagara Aerospace Museum in Niagara Falls, New York. The aircraft doesn’t have a combat history.
The last Arado Ar-234 Blitz (Lightning) in existence, Werke Nummer 140312, is on display at the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Dulles, Virginia. . This aircraft served with KG 76 in 1945.
There is a Macchi C.202 Folgore suspended from the ceiling in the World War II gallery at the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC. It is one of the 3 remaining C.202s.
In the 1980's through the early 1990's the Korea Freedom League had an outdoor display of Korean War vintage artifacts.
The Ju 52 at the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center is actually a Spanish built CASA 352. The Smithsonian also has a Ju 52, Werke Nummer 560049, in its collection, in deep storage.
This article addresses how stealth technology could influence modern air warfare.