Experimental Aircraft

December 23, 2007 0

Over the years, the style and character of experimental aircraft, and particularly their use, have changed fundamentally, to the great advantage of science and to the loss of romance. […]

Boeing F-86 Sabre Jet

December 16, 2007 0

The first swept-wing airplane in the U.S. fighter inventory, the F-86 scored consistent victories over Russian-built MiG fighters during the Korean War, accounting for a final ratio of 10-to-1. […]

The Aircraft Carrier

December 9, 2007 0

In the second half of the 20th century, the aircraft carrier became a symbol of the United States’ position as a superpower. […]

Air Power and World War II in the Pacific

December 9, 2007 0

In 1940, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto of Japan’s Imperial Navy informed his government that if Japan went to war, he would “guarantee to put up a tough fight for the first six months, but I have absolutely no confidence as to what might happen if it went on for two or three years.” […]