Helicopters have the amazing capability of landing safely on a small area free of obstacles even if engine power is lost. Phases, types and aerodynamics of an autorotation are explained in detail.
Tankers are an important aircraft in any country’s fighter-bomber strategy. Are they fast though? Let’s find out.
Flying is the fastest mode of travel known to man but how fast is the fastest passenger aircraft? Let’s find out.
The National Air & Space Museum has two F-4s in its collection. One F-4 is a record breaker and the other is a MiG killer. Together they represent the F-4's contribution to aviation history.
When Charles Lindbergh flew his tiny monoplane across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927, and touched down in France, many considered it the greatest achievement in the history of flight.
The Horton Ho-229 aka Gotha Go-229 was an aircraft that had an impressive theoretical capability. This aircraft causes many to wonder what might have been.
Germany's most highly decorated combat pilot in World War II, known as the "Stuka Pilot" Hans Rudel was shot down 29 times during the war and survived to see the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.
1. In 1946, Admiral Chester Nimitz, the chief of Naval Operations, ordered the creation of a flight exhibition team. The mission was simple, Admiral Nimitz wanted to raise Navy morale, showcase naval air power, raise the public's interest in naval...
In our quest for the perfect flying vehicle, we came out with some interesting shapes to hit the sky.
During the dark days of 1940, Britain faced the immense task of defeating the Nazi war machine, but she didn't face it alone, this is the story of some of the men and women who came to help.