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Amazing Colorized WWII Photos

Alfred T. Palmer, Library of Congress A young U.S. Army Air Force member tests the machine gun on a YB-17 bomber. The B-17 was…

Members Sailor refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base

Historical Abandoned Military Bases Around the World

Hashima Island, Japan South China Morning Post Formally known as Gunkanjima Island, this tiny piece of land has an incredible history. Believing…

F-22 Raptor vs F-35 Lightning II

On one hand, you’ve got the world’s premier aircraft in air dominance. On the other hand, you’ve got the most expensive weapons procurement program in world history. Even though they’re…

Interesting Facts About The F-35 Lightning II

The F-35 Lightning II Was Part Of History’s Biggest Arms Deal 1st Lt. Melissa Heisterberg, U.S. Marine Corps Modern warfare is expensive….

Military Aircraft Civilians Can Purchase

Sukhoi SU-27 Tech. Sgt. Thomas Doscher, U.S. Air Force Within the last decade, the Soviet-era Sukhoi SU-27 became an aircraft for sale to civilians. This…

Lockheed AC-130U Spooky II Shows Off Its Power

As the Vietnam War came to an end, the dating Douglas AC-47 Spooky gunship needed an upgrade. The U.S. Air Force selected the C-130 Hercules airframe as its new gunship because…

Interesting Facts About The P-51 Mustang

One Of The Longest Fighter Missions Of The War Happened In A Mustang While the P-51 Mustang is thoroughly American, other allied pilots made good…

WWII POW Charles C. Huppert’s Story Of The Great Escape

Charles C. Huppert was a World War II pilot who rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Force, and later, the United States Air Force. He…

Members Watch tower at Stalag Luft III

Top 20 Modern Battle Tanks

Leopard 2 Battle Tank Friedrich Böhringer The main battle tank—or in this case kampfpanzer—of the German Army, is the Leopard 2. As the name suggests,…

The Fastest Military Jets in History

F-100 Super Sabre USAF The F-100 Super Sabre was America’s answer to the future of air-to-air superiority in the mid-1950s. Equipped with a single Pratt…

Stunning Images Of The A-10 Thunderbolt

Senior Airman Michael Cossaboom, U.S. Air Force A U.S. Air Force Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt is parked on the ramp during the Heritage Flight…

15 F-15 Facts: All About The Eagle

Pulse-Doppler Radar Staff Sgt. Keith James, U.S. Air Force F-15 T-shirt! Check these out in different colors, as…

Legendary Lockheed YF-12 Images

NASA The Lockheed A-12 family, known as the Blackbirds, were designed by Clarence “Kelly” Johnson. These YF-12 images were photographed by military veterans and…

The F-22 Raptor Facts: 30 Things to Know

The F-22 Raptor Uses Thrust Vectoring For Superior Maneuverability Rob Schenk A successful fighter jet allows the pilot to maximize his or…

Jet Ejections That Made Aviation History

MiG-29s Collide Mid-Air At Air Show Rob Schleiffert During a 1993 air show at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, the nearly 250,000 spectators got…

30 Military Aircraft Flying Right Now

Mil Mi-24 aka “Hind” Aircraft Master Sgt. Steven Turner, U.S. Air Force Country of Origin: Russia Role: Attack Helicopter …

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