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March 2015

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Hellfire Meets Predator

How the drone was cleared to shoot.

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Last of the Great Flying Boats

Why the Convair Tradewind was a beautiful, versatile, fast failure.

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Any Mission at Mach 2

A tribute to McDonnell’s masterpiece fighter jet.

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UAV U.

How to train the next generation of pilots—who will never take to the skies.

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Astrophysical Fitness

You think gravity wears you down? Try 12 months without it.

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The Final Flight of Extortion 17

It was the deadliest helicopter crash in the history of U.S. special operations. Why did it happen?

Departments

Soundings

U.S. Debut at Chinese Airshow

Technically Speaking

Buff Everlasting

Above & Beyond

When the Lander Found the Comet

Flights & Fancy

De-Icing the Canadian Air Force Way

In the Museum

The Cold War Returns