The National Air & Space Museum has a Ju 388L-1 (work number 560049) in deep storage at the Paul E. Garber Facility in Silver Hill, Maryland. It is the sole surviving Ju 388.
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 National Air and Space Museum’s collection includes a Nakajima Kikka. Nakajima received specifications for an aircraft based on the Me-262’s design.
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,...
One of the stars of the 1985 movie Top Gun was the F-14 Tomcat. One of the supporting performers was the A-4 Skyhawk. This supporting role could also describe the history of the Skyhawk.
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.
The Bachem Ba-349 Natter (Viper) never flew combat missions. It came very close to flying such missions. This begs the questions what might have been and what the reaction might have been.
Last year, I was fortunate enough to meet with some other "vintage airmen" to help rescue an old veteran of the Cold War, an early Martin Mace cruise missile, it had stood guard in front of the American Legion Post in...