Besides having what just might be the coolest name in aviation history, the Night Witches were a tough bunch of women pilots and navigators who stood... more >
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It’s said that when General Dwight D. Eisenhower was asked to name the weapons that led to the Allied victory in WWII, he didn’t mention bombers or... more >
When the Tuskegee Airmen were first established, Jim Crow laws and racist military policies prevented black men and women from serving in positions... more >
The B-17 is one of history’s most significant aircraft for its role in the European and Pacific theater during World War II. It’s an iconic plane in... more >
Why is the Supermarine Spitfire a symbol of British national pride? While its history has often been traced back to the Schneider Trophy’s sea plane... more >