Guy Builds A HUGE F4u Corsair

The Vought F4U is a legendary American fighter aircraft that served during World War II. It entered service in late 1944. In fact, the Japanese consider it one of the most formidable planes in the war because its naval aviators achieved a feat of an 11:1 kill ratio.  Planes have been fascinating for many aviation […] More

5 Facts About The American Spitfire: Curtiss XP-46 “Kittihawk”

While getting a large order for P-40s in 1939, Curtiss didn’t rest their laurels. Instead, they proposed a new model fighter. They modeled the new aircraft based on the cutting-edge European fighters at that time, such as the Spitfire.  Here are five interesting facts that you need to know about the American Spitfire- the Curtiss […] More

10 Facts About the AC-130 Gunship That Makes It a Monster

The AC-130 is a guardian angel to its allies, but to its enemies, it’s an angel of death. Here are the ten facts about the AC-130 gunship that makes it a monster: 1. It’s the Air Force’s premier close air support platform Thirty-eight feet tall, with a 133-foot wingspan, this heavyweight aircraft is tough to […] More

Top 10 WWII Movies- Do You Agree With This List?

D-Day marked the beginning and the end of World War II. Over the years, filmmakers created films that captured history’s darkest chapters. Here are the top 10 World War II movies ever made: 10. Downfall aka “Der Untergang” (2004) The movie follows the final 10 days of Adolf Hitler’s life. He and his Nazi army […] More

10 Facts About the C-17 That Make It So Glorious

The C-17 Globemaster III is one of the most versatile cargo planes in the US Airforce. It usually can do strategic and tactical airlift missions, transporting cargo and troops from all over the world. Its additional missions also involve airdrop duties and medical evacuation.  Here are the ten facts about the C-17 that make it […] More

These Guys Take P-61 RC Black Widow Up in the Air For First Time

The P-61 Black Widow was the United States Army Force’s fighter aircraft during World War II. The plane was designed as a night fighter- it was designed to destroy enemy aircraft at night or during bad weather, which is possible with its onboard radar. It fought in the European, Mediterranean, China, Burma, India, and Mediterranean […] More

Top 10 Vietnam War Movies Ranked

Are you looking for the best Vietnam War movies? Look no further! Here are the ten best films that show the horrors of the war yet portray it realistically and honestly:  10. Casualties of War (1989) With outstanding performances from Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn, the movie is a gripping examination of heavily caught […] More

The Spitfire’s Fatal Flaw

The Spitfire played a crucial role in the battle for air supremacy in WWII. Its highly ironic, thin, and elliptical wings minimized its drag, making it an incredibly agile aircraft. However, its German counterpart, the Messerschmitt, is also a worthy adversary. Both can reach up to 560 kilometers per hour, powered by huge V-12 piston […] More

10 Things About the B-26 You Might Not Have Known

The B-26 Marauder is an American twin-engine that served during WWII. The aircraft served in the Pacific Theater in 1942. Furthermore, it was also used in the Mediterranean Theater, Western Europe, and other key locations.   Here are the ten things about the B-26 Marauder: 1. It had the infamous nickname, the “Widow Maker” The high […] More

How Richard Bong Took On 9 Japanese Zeros With His P-38

Richard Bong was known as the “Ace of Aces.” He was the highest-scoring US fighter pilot in history. His name was appropriately cemented in history books and the US Air Force records.  But do you know that this legendary pilot actually found himself in a dogfight, alone and outnumbered by the premier fighters of Japan?  […] More

5 Facts About Japanese Mini-Subs at Pearl Harbor

According to military records, five Japanese submarines slipped undetected heading to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to launch an attack that fateful day. Here are the five facts that you need to know about the Japanese killer subs: 1. The submarines were a two-person midget sub Japan’s secret weapon were five type-A midget submarines that were a […] More