November 2006

Vol. 89, No. 11

The Magnificent Memorial

In October, airmen gathered on a promontory above Arlington National Cemetery to dedicate and consecrate an Air Force place of honor.


Unauthorized air strikes in North Vietnam, depicted as “protective reaction” missions, led to his oust

Technology Exposition

The latest and best in aerospace technology was on display at AFA’s annual showcase.

Aerospace World

NATO Moves To Buy C-17s NATO wants to buy three or four C-17s for strategic airlift needs, the alliance announced in September. In a letter of intent released Sept. 12, 13 allied nations agreed to jointly buy and fly the...


Well, That’s Important “A recent poll found that nearly three-quarters of those asked could name each of the Three Stooges—Larry, Curly, and Moe—but only 42 percent were able to name the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.”—Brit Hume, Fox...

O-1 Bird Dog

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Cold Feet Not Allowed John Tirpak’s excellent article on the F-35 (“Struggling for Altitude,” September, p. 38) cited the nervousness of government officials over the program’s size, scope, and cost as its biggest threat. To that I would add the...