Military Aviation

Military Aviation Sites

  • 001 - Flight of the Valkyrie  XB-70 page with photo archive, quicktime movies, history.
  • 13th Bomb Squadron Association (Korea)  This site for a non-profit veterans organization details the history of one USAF unit, the 13th Bomb Squadron, during the Korean War.  Featuring oral histories ("war stories"), planes (including galleries of nose art and historic planes from WWI forward), MIAs, reunion info, etc.  Over 500 original photographs and all original graphics.
  • 31 Tiger Fighter-Bomber Squadron of the Belgian Air Component  A non-official Three-One website with wallpapers, flight-simulator-skins, pictures, patches, screensavers, links and much more.
  • 56(R) Squadron "The Firebirds"  This Squadron is the RAFs Operational Conversion Unit for pilots and navigators converting to the Tornado F3.  Also home to the F3 Force Standards Evaluation Unit and the Tornado F3 Qualified Weapons Instructor Course - the RAF's equivalent of "Top Gun."
  • 174th Assault Helicopter Company  History, photos, reunion, cockpit audio files.
  • 406th WWII Fighter Group  Providing a tribute to the 3 squadrons of the 406th fighter group.
  • 415 (MP) Squadron  A Greenwood, Nova Scotia squadron of anti-submarine aircraft.
  • 627 Squadron in retirement  History of 627 Squadron Royal Air Force.  Part of No. 8 Pathfinder Group.
  • A-6 Intruder Web Ring Links to A-6 sites.
  • Aerial Common Sensor [ACS]  The Lockheed Martin-led team will provide its ERJ 145 platform for the U.S. Army's next-generation battlefield surveillance system called Aerial Common Sensor (ACS) under a Systems Development and Demonstration (SDD) contract awarded 02 August 2004.
  • Aermacchi Aircraft  Manufacturer of jet trainers and light close air support aircraft.
  • AeroFile - Military Aircraft Designations and Systems  Catalogued from 1913 to the present from US, Canada, Germany, Japan, Russia, and Sweden.  In all over 9,000 separate designation listings.
  • Aeroflight  Information about the current equipment and organisation of each of the NATO and Non-aligned European air forces, plus more detailed historical coverage of selected air forces, (including Israel and Iceland). Also, guides to aircraft museums, aircraft magazines, aviation information available on the Net.
  • Air-Attack.com  Military aviation news, pictures, projects, and information.
  • Air Force Technology  Internal coverage of military projects, military equipment catalog, contractors and suppliers index, industry organizations.
  • The Airbase  A comprehensive collection of facts, photos, videos, games, and much more of military aircraft and ordnance.
  • The Aircraft Carrier Study Group  For aircraft carrier enthusiasts.
  • Airforce Aircraft.com  Photo galleries, aircraft specs, links.
  • Alenia Aermacchi  Combat (Eurofighter) and transport aircraft, commercial aircraft, aerostructures, aircraft maintenance and modification.
  • American Aircraft of World War II  A reference site for more than 140 U.S. aircraft used or designed by the U.S. in WWII.  Photos and info.  Search by name, type, or manufacturer.
  • Arrow Recovery Canada  A non-profit corporation that located missing Avro Arrow flight test models in June 1999.  Avro history, technical information, photos, video, models, links.
  • Attack Helicopters  This page from army-technology.com has links to specs and information about current attack helicopter projects.
  • Aviation Days  The story of a WWII Army Air Corps Aviation Cadet as he progressed through the training and became a Flight Instructor.  Pictures, anecdotes, information on people, places,and aircraft.  Also, the John Puckropp article, "Who Trains Our Pilots Now?"
  • Aviation Militaire A French page with military photos and links.
  • Aviation Photo Album  This is a military aviation website containing descriptions, specifications, and photos of various aircraft, such as attack aircraft, bombers, fighters, and helicopters.
  • BAE Systems Military aircraft and defence systems.
  • BE-Flyer  All about flying in the German armed forces, including the airforce, navy, and army.  History, weapon systems, and actual reports.
  • Bitburg AB: Home of the 36th Fighter Wing  Base and Unit histories, links, reunion announcements, and information for former and current USAF members or civilian employees and their families who served and lived at Bitburg AB and Furstenfeldbruck AB in Germany.
  • Black Jets Aviation  Specializing in U-2 fine art prints, screensavers, wallpapers, and information.
  • Boeing - United States Tanker  Boeing's website promoting their aerial refuling tanker proposal to the United States Air Force.
  • Combat Aircraft's of the USA Pictures and information.
  • The Commemorative Air Force  The CAF is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to preserve, in flying condition, a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States in World War II, and also to preserve the memories and experiences of those who built, serviced and flew them.
  • Cessna Warbirds  Your one-stop source for the world of military Cessnas.
  • Classic Warbirds | Aircraft Of World War 2  Profiles, photos, and information about aircraft from World War 2.  Profiles feature technical details for each variant and details on where you can see the plane.
  • Coast Guard Air Station Savannah 
  • David Cenciotti’s weblog  It may be "the most visited Italian Aviation Blog" but it's in English and a good read.  Written by a private pilot, and former 2nd Lt. of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF), and a journalist writing since 1996 for major aviation magazines.  This blog is a place to talk about military aviation, flying, photography and much more.
  • DefenceIQ Africa  An organisation dedicated to providing knowledge transfer as well as networking opportunities between defence experts, military gurus, and main stream defence industries, on topical defence, peacekeeping as well as military technological issues in Africa.  Also, a think tank for Africa Defence and Peacekeeping issues.
  • Desert Wings  A website that covers mainly military aviation in the American Southwest - West Texas and Southern New Mexico in particular.
  • Designation Systems FAQ  Good reference information for military aircraft from around the world.
  • Duke of Brabant Air Force  The DBAF operates warbirds from Eindhoven, The Netherlands.  Their flagship is a 1944 B-25 Mitchell.  Dedicated to purchase, maintenance, management, financing and operation of aircraft of historical value.
  • Eagle3's Home Page USS Midway - CVW/5 pages, aviation photos.
  • The Ejection Seat This site is to designed to improve the knowledge base of the general public as to the concepts of pilot escape systems as well as to provide a nexxus of information related to the topic on the WWW.
  • Brian Elliot's Home Page Russian military aviation.
  • Empresa Nacional de Aeronautica (ENAER)  Manufacturer of the T-35 single engine trainer.
  • European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V.  Information about military transport aircraft, space systems, defence and civil systems, missiles, aeronautics, military aircraft, Eurofighter, Dassault.
  • Ex-FRADU Hunters Homepage  FRADU Hunter gallery, aircraft whereabouts.
  • The Unofficial Northrop F-5 Homepage  F-5 history, types, images, data, links.
  • The FB-111A "Switchblade" Production list, names and nose art, FBs on display, aircraft in storage, photos.
  • FAR Technologies Ltd.  This conceptual and technological incubator initiates and nurtures innovative concepts and technologies in the military aviation arena through preliminary feasibility studies, engineering design and patent applications.
  • Fighter Jets  This blog aims to be a one-stop site for military fighter plane news and articles.
  • FighterJets  A website dedicated to modern military jet aviation: aircraft data, downloads, cockpit galleries, and more.
  • Fighter Planes  An online resource for all generation fighter jets and other military aircraft including full air force reviews.
  • Fighter Planes  Technical information and pictures of over 100 fighter planes.
  • Fighter Tactics Academy A non-profit organization with the goal of maintaing and developing the knowledge and skills of fighter tactics.  Extensive coverage of air warfare, tactics, conferences, history, news, links, gallery, physiology.  Great site.
  • Flight Chief Aviation  This website is dedicated to military aviation and the men and women who fly and maintain those magnificent war machines.  From modern age fighters, to the classics of World War II, this site covers it all with original photographs, background information, and music videos.
  • Fly High  Pictures, data-sheets, 3-view schematics and other information about combat jets, bombers, and helicopters.
  • Foreign Aircraft Landings in Ireland 1939 - 1945  A list of aircraft and airmen involved in crashes or landings of foreign aircraft in neutral Ireland during the Second World War.  A web-based assist tool for those interested in the subject.
  • The FRADU Canberras  List of surviving Canberra aircraft and a photo gallery of this British aircraft.
  • Ghost Grey Aviation Magazine  A selection of articles, reviews, photo tours, and other writings on military and civil aviation of all periods.  Ghost Grey is the creation of Gaëtan Marie, who also brings us Mustang! and Gaëtan Marie's Aviation Profiles with beautiful aircraft profiles.
  • Globemaster US Military Aviation Database  U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard air bases, units, organizations, links, tail codes, abbreviations.
  • The Great Planes  A good source for World War II aviation information: a database of the fighting planes with photos and tech specs, a campaign section, and a pilots stats database, an aviation directory, and other free services.
  • Gripen  The SAAB - BAE Systems fighter.
  • The Grumman Albatross Site  This site has Albatross history, specs, books, models, pictures, publications, events, memorabilia.
  • Grunt's Military Site  Dedicated to the military and military personnel in general, this site includes details on military rank insignia, medals and ribbons as well as images, forums, military quotes and glossaries.
  • Grumman S-2 Tracker Website  Descriptions of the different aircraft types, history, users in the past and present, squadron list, photogallery, database.
  • Guy's Vulcan Tribute Pages  Avro Vulcan Long Range Bomber information: history, specs, pictures, restorations, links.
  • Håkans aviation page This page focus on fighter aces who flew biplane fighters during the Second World War..
  • Hawker Hurricane  Technical data, operators, extant airframes, gallery, R.A.F. links.
  • Hellenic Nationalist Page Hellenic armed forces information.  Note: this site has an agenda and is not politically or ethnically neutral.
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)  Aircraft and helicopters produced under licence to support Indian air defence.
  • holoduke DOT com  Hosting for the 411 City of North York Air Reserve Squadron home page: history, photos, events.
  • JagdMail  Email addresses and mailboxes at 225+ of WWII Luftwaffe most prestigious flying units.  Luftwaffe customized web interface, unit emblems, historical facts, aircrafts flown and Experten info.
  • Jetplanes.co.uk  Photos, description, and information about the F15, F16, F14, A10, B52, B1, F117, and C-5.
  • Jets For Ever  American, Soviet, French, Italian, and Swedish jet planes of the Cold War from 1939 to 1975.  More than 130 fighters and bombers are described, including rarities and prototypes.  In French (with English to come).
  • www.jtrnka.com  Site provides current and historic military and civil aviation technology: air museum photo tours, aviation technology books from amazon.com, Edwards Air Force Base airshow photos, military aviation links (military websites, forms, publications, magazines).
  • Justin-Kossor Air Force Oral History Center This page is a series of links to biographies about members of the Air Force, Army Air Force, Army Air Corps and Air National Guard and Civil Air Patrol.
  • Kelly AFB  Public affairs, contracting information, privatization.
  • Land in Portugal  During WWII, more than 100 aircraft from belligerent countries crashed or landed in Portugal.  More than 600 men that crewed those aircraft had to finish their missions in a neutral territory because of mechanical failure, lack of fuel or enemy action.  Their stories can be found in this site - in Portuguese and English.  See also the associated blog.
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company  News, fighter programs, technical, employment, history, images of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), F-22 Raptor, Japan F-2, T-50, and UCAV.
  • Lockheed Martin Tactical Aircraft Systems  News, fighter programs, technical expertise, employment opportunities, history, image gallery.
  • Luft '46  Descriptions of WWII German aircraft projects, illustrated with three-view drawings, model photos, and custom color artwork.  Lots of great information.
  • MILAVIA - Military Aviation  Modern combat aircraft information and pictures: US, Russian, European and other foreign aircraft.  Top 50 military aviation websites, lots of links, downloads, and a monthly quiz.
  • Military.com  A large online military destination, offering free resources to serve, connect, and inform Americans with military affinity, including active duty, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers, and those considering military careers.
  • www.MILITARY.cz  American current, postwar and war aircraft, current weapons, and carriers in Czech and English.  Great images, specs, and information in in Czech and English, including jet aircraft of Czech pilots, Czech weapons, Russian aircraft and weapons, French Mirage, British carriers, and PC flight simulations.
  • Military Airfield Directory  A directory of Cold War air bases and military airfields in Germany and other countries.
  • Military Aviation in Australia  A pictorial history on CD.
  • Military Aviator.de  Focused on German jet aviation, but primarily written in English, this site looks at aviator training in Pensacola and Holloman AFB.
  • Military E  A directory with articles and resources all about the military.
  • military-info.de  A German language website about Army, AirForce and Naval affairs.
  • MilitarySlide.com  A military information web site with links, articles, and information pages covering the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.  Also featuring military medals, military rank, and military photos.  Information on promotions, bases, installations, and units. A great resource for women in the military and military sound files and mp3s for those who like military music.  Also tune in for the latest in military news.
  • Military Today  Information on modern military equipment including air forces, army, and navy.  Find specifications and reviews about aviation, warships, armored vehicles, and other weapons.
  • Milpilot.net  Pilot and mission planning tools.  Training material for Air Force pilot training (SUPT) students, including gouge for T1, T6, T37 and T38 aircraft, photo gallery, news headlines, downloads, and links.
  • The Mosquito Page  Dedicated to the De Havilland DH98 Mosquito with locations of surviving Mosquitos, images Mosquito variants, books about the Mosquito, rumours and stories about surviving Mosquitos.
  • Mudmovers  Orders of battle, badges, and pictures of combat units of world air forces, arranged by country.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation  A global defense company providing technologically products, services, and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding, and space technology.
  • La Nostra Marina Militare Sito non Ufficiale Covering the Italian air-carrier "G. Garibaldi" with information about the ship, the aicraft, the helicopters, and all the features and photos. (Italian)
  • OV-10Bronco.Net  The OV-10 Bronco Association site with OBA updates and stories, images, classifieds, technical data, and other information.
  • The Owls Nest  A reference of over 750 military aircraft from 1930 onwards.  Features include an airport search, per country ICAO reference, distance calculator and conversion tools, complete MAIW and UKMil package reference and flight simulator related information.
  • Panavia Tornado WebsiteInformation and pictures of the Panavia Tornado, the European multi-role combat aircraft for Britain, Germany, and Italy: history, information, specification, news, related links, and pictures.
  • Paratrooper.net  A great resource for paratroopers and enthusiasts.
  • Paul's Plane Page  Data and photos of some of the aircraft used by the Royal Air Force, both recent past and present.
  • Post-war Military Aviation  A cold-war military airpower site.
  • Preserved US Military Aircraft A list of US military aircraft preserved and displayed compiled by Ben Marselis.  Designations, location of preserved aircraft, links to museums, etc.
  • PsyWar.Org  Psychological Warfare and Aerial Propaganda Leaflet Website with the history of aerial propaganda, leaflet data sheets, methods of distribution, photos, glossary, message board, related links.
  • The QDR Page  A compendium of full-text Internet resources on U.S. Defense Strategy, Force Planning, and Defense Reviews.  See sister pages The RMA Debate Page for online resources about the revolution in military affairs, information war, and asymmetric warfare, and The Chinese Military Power Page for online analysis and research tools about China's military policy, capabilities, and potential.
  • The Quadrennial Defense Review An examination of the defense strategy, force structure, force modernization plans, infrastructure, budget plan, and other elements of the defense program and policies.
  • Rarey's WWII Sketchbooks Capt. George Rarey's sketches, letters, commentary in a 208 page book.
  • Redstone Arsenal, AL  Home to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), the Space and Missile Defense Command, numerous Program Executive Offices (PEO), and major components of the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Missile Defense Agency.  Their mission is perform basic and advanced weapons system research and development, placing the right missile and aviation systems with the troops, keeping them ready to fight, providing weapon systems, services and supplies to our allies, to manage weapon systems such as the Cobra and PATRIOT, and to support project managers within the program executive office structure.
  • The Replica Fighters Association  A non-profit forum for individuals interested in the replication of military aircraft.
  • Rough War  The memoirs, letters, and photos of World War II US Army Air Force Lt Paul J. Eastman, P-40 and P-47 pilot in the Tenth Air Force of the China-Burma-India Theater of operations.  To include excerpts from the upcoming book "Rough War" by Walt Shiel.
  • Roy's Russian Aircraft Resource  Information about and photographs of Russian aircraft, designers, and test pilots, plus links to other sources of information and photos of Soviet and Russian aircraft.
  • Russian Air Force  A study of the the different phases of development in the Russian/Soviet Air Force until the transformation caused by the end of the cold war and collapse of the Soviet Union, then explores and the current state and target setting of the Russian Air Force.
  • Russian Aircraft References  Devoted to aircraft of the former Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact.
  • Russian Aviation Research Page  Russian aviation chat, Russian and Czech aviation regiments, Hungarian airbase tour, Indian and Baltic airforces.
  • Slobberin' Wolfhounds  The website about the 32nd "Wolfhounds" squadron of the USAF.
  • Soesterberg Wolfhounds  Dedicated to the men and women who were stationed at Sosterberg Air Base, The Netherlands, from 1954 until the base closed in 1994.
  • The Spyflight Website  Dedicated to military reconnaissance activity, both photographic and ELINT, since the end of WW2, and concentrating on the RAF's activities in this field during the Cold War.
  • Stealth - Low Observable Technology  Stealth, the magic word in modern military and aviation technology.  Nearly invisible aircraft able to strike with impunity into the heart of enemy territory.  Nearly completely invisible to radar, low observable aircraft rule the skies.  A truly amazing technological story still evolving.  A must see site for stealth enthusiasts.
  • stormbirds.com  A confederation of aviation history sites centered around the Messerschmitt Me 262.  Great sources for Me 262 information.
  • TAI TUSAS Aerospace Industries  Original designs through R&D work to meet the requireents of the Turkish Armed Forces.  Major stockholders include Turkish Aircraft Industries Inc. and Lockheed Martin of Turkey, Inc.
  • Tally One  Started by two active duty military pilots where aircrew, (military and civilian), can share stories and pursue their love of aviation. Instruction on aviation-related topics, Blogs written by qualified military Instructor Pilots and/or civilian Certified Flight Instructors, and much more.
  • Thunder & Lightnings  British military airvcraft site with type history, surviving examples, and a picture gallery including walkaround shots for modellers, a page listing additional web sites you can visit, and books to read.
  • Tomcat's Mig-21 Page  Tomcat enthusiast's page.
  • Tomcat's Place  Tornado enthusiast's page with photos and information.
  • A Tribute to the Cactus Air Force  All about the U.S. Marine, Navy, and Army Air Corps pilots who defended Guadalcanal in 1942 (World War II).  Includes: history, photos, paintings, references.
  • U-2 Spy Plane  James S. Huggins, ringmaster for many webrings, runs this U-2 page with lots of interesting information and links.
  • US Aircraft  A place where the veteran, modeler, historian, aviation enthusiast, or air show spectator can find the latest in the world of United States military aviation and United States military aviation history.  The site includes an active forum.
  • U.S. Military Aircraft Designations Database  Also includes People's Republic of China Military Aircraft Designations Database.
  • USAF 2000  Great aviation portal site for USAF enthusiasts.  List of links to USAF bases in the US and Air National Guard sites, fact sheets, news, photos, reunions, publications.
  • USAF in Germany  Links and information for former and current USAF members and families, especially those who served at any USAF installation in Germany.
  • U.S. Army Attack Helicopters Helicopter site by a photographer and Former UH-1M, AH-1S, AH-1P, AH-1F Crew Chief with photo gallery, attack helicopter awards, links, UH-1 armament, and exploded engine views.
  • US Military Aircraft  Facts, specs, statistics, and photos from the Federation of American Scientists.
  • The Unofficial United States Air Force E-mail Locator E-mail addresses of past, present, and retired USAF members.
  • U.S. Military Aircraft Designations  This very large list took over 10 years to make and is an excellant source of information, specs, and history of military aircraft.  Also, abbreviations and acronyms, sources and acknowledgements, and aviation links.
  • Vietnam Helicopter Flight Crew Network  A non-profit veterans organization dedicated to providing a forum for recreational communications amongst a fraternity of aircrew members who served in Vietnam during the period 1961-75.
  • Hans Vossers' Homepage  Fokker D.VII history, specifications, images, as well as photos taken at several European air museums.
  • Vulcan 558 Club History of XH558, a photo archive, a downloads section, club information and more.
  • The Vulcan Operating Company Ltd  Established to return to public display flight the last flying example of the Avro Vulcan delta-winged jet aircraft.
  • WantsCheck.Com Flight Planning, LLC  Military flight planning and cadet resources including pilot slot statistics, AFOQT preparation, gouge, flight planning tools, and an EPR/OPR bullet database.
  • Warbird Alley  A reference source for owners, operators, pilots, mechanics, restorers, and enthusiasts of classic, privately-owned, ex-military aircraft.
  • Warbirds Resource Group  Formed to provide a cohesive organization that ties the various resource groups together: Warbirds Registry, Luftwaffe Resource Page, Aviation Legends, Warbirds Restoration Resource Group, U.S. Naval Aviation Resource Group, British Aviation Resource Center, Modelers Resource Center, Imperial Japanese Aviation Resource Group, Allied Aviation of WWII Resource Group.
  • Warbirds Online  Daily news and commentary for the international warbird community.  Picture of the day, airshows and events, aviation history, and other warbird topics.
  • Warplane  Guide to spotting and photography at airfields in the UK, military aircraft movements, airshow news and reviews, photo quiz.
  • WASP-WWII A tribute to the Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII.  Convention, chat, tributes, pictures, stories, links, posters, songs.
  • Web-Birds  Warbird images, museums, nose art, R/C models, restorations, sounds, links.

Avro

  • Avro 504.org  This site is dedicated to historical information and details of the famous Avro 504 design and all if its varients.  Included are pictures of the construction of 2 flying reproduction 504's under way.
  • Vulcans in Camera  Photographs of the Avro Vulcan in RAF service.

B-17 Flying Fortress

  • B-17 Pictures Information  By a World War 2, 6th Air Force, B-17 navigator with B-17 (and B-24 Liberator) pictures, information, missions.
  • Battle-damaged B-17s  A photo gallery of B-17 Flying Fortress bombers that managed to get back to their bases despite serious battle damage during WWII.

B-24 Liberator (and B-29)

B-52 Stratofortress

B-58 Hustler

C-17 Globemaster III

C-130 Hercules

F-4 Phantom

  • 5057 Phantoms  A fan site with information concerning the phaboulus Phantoms.

F-14 Tomcat

  • The Home of M.A.T.S.  The F-14 Tomcat Reference Work with history, specs, bureau numbers, squadrons, photos, books, memorabilia.

F-15 Eagle

  • Being and Bloginess  The journal of a retired USAF F-15 pilot who writes about a wide range of subjects, including some entries on military flying.
  • Eagle Country  This website differentiates itself from other F-15 sites by covering the story behind the F-15 interceptor and deep interdiction fighter: the training, exercises, and the history of the squadrons that operate or haven flown with the F-15.

F-16 Fighting Falcon

  • F-16 Fighting Falcon Overview, background, history, features, specifications, records, option (current and future) pictures, customers.
  • F-16.net  F-16 news, reference, humor, gallery, library.
  • TopFighters  European Fighters: JAS39 Gripen, Rafale, Eurofighter Typhoon EF2000 and the F-16 Fighting Falcon.

F-117 Stealth

  • F117A: The Black Jet  An enthusiast site with news, information, history, testing, units, personnel.

F-22 Raptor

F-35 Lightning II (Joint Strike Fighter)

A-10 Warthog

V-22 Osprey

Eurofighter

Naval Aviation

  • Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Website History, information, and squadron pages about the Navy's elite helicopter squadrons assigned to clear ocean lanes, harbors and rivers of the sea mines.
  • Black Cat PBY Catalinas  History of U.S. Navy PBY squadrons in the WWII Pacific that painted their Catalina flying boats flat black and attacked Japanese ships at night.
  • Commander, Navy Installations (CNI) Command  CNI Airfield Operations and Aviation Support provide SIM Support to the U.S. Navy Air Forces at Navy Air Installations: operating the airfields and providing T-line services, aviation fuel services, passenger terminal services, and cargo handling services.
  • Haze Gray & Underway  This naval history and photography site has a "General Naval Information & Frequently Asked Questions" section with a sci.military.naval FAQ (mirrored at http://www.btinternet.com/~a.c.walton/navy/smn-faq/smn-faq.html), the rec.aviation.military FAQ, the Designation Systems FAQ, and the Acronyms and Codenames FAQ.
  • The Jolly Rogers Squadron  Navy squadron history, stories, photo album, merchandise.
  • MultiEducator Photos and history of all US Attack Carriers.
  • Naval Air Systems Command  Responsibile for bringing advanced technology to Naval Aviation.
  • The Naval Air War In The Pacific  Visual history of U.S. Navy and Marine air units in WWII Pacific.  Includes photos, paintings, and text covering the men, aircraft, carriers, tactics, and battles.
  • Naval Aviation  This page from naval-technology.com has links to specs and information about current naval aviation projects.
  • Naval Historical Center Naval aviation history and news.
  • Naval Technology Contractors and suppliers, exhibitions and conferences, associations and institutes, links by country.
  • The NavLog  Naval aviation pictures, news, and information.
  • U.S. Navy Boot Camp Guide  A illustrated guide to joining the Navy and Navy life.  Written by two former Navy Drill Instructors.
  • VPNAVY  Dedicated to U. S. Navy Patrol Aircraft - P3 Orions, P2 Neptunes, Catalina's, Mariner's, Marlin's, Privateer's.  Aircraft images, specificications, history.
  • The Willy Victor Page  This page covers the Navy's role using the EC-121 Warning Star in the early warning projects of the cold war.  The site includes history and photos of the planes and crews that flew the early warning barriers that operated between Midway and the Aleutian Islands and between Newfoundland and the Azores during the fifties and sixties.

Spitfire Sites

  • Solent Sky Museum  Aviation history of the Solent area and Hampshire.  This was important area aircraft experimental and development work also for civil and military aircraft operation.  The Museum tells the story of 26 aircraft companies, the largest flying boat operation in the world, and in particular the legendary Spitfire designed at Supermarine by R.J.Mitchell in the heart of the City of Southampton.
  • spitfire.org  Spitfire links, books, replicas.
  • Spitfire Emporium  This site is divided into two areas:  The Spitfire Emporium retail store with books, models, posters, prints, flight suits, videos, T-shirts, patches, pins, mouse pads, clocks, toys, satellite maps and more.  The other area is the Spitfire Archives with stories, history, facts and other information about the aircraft of World War Two and the men who made and flew them, with a special emphasis on Canadian achievements.
  • The Spitfire Forums  An active forum for fans of British aviation history.
  • Spitfire MK IX  The builder of a rather large model Supermarine Spitfire is looking for investors so he can offer them for sale.
  • Supermarine Aircraft  An aluminium Spitfire replica.

P-38 Lightning Sites

  • P-38 National Association  A non-profit organization whose purpose is to collect data and memorabilia to preserve and perpetuate the memory of the P-38 Lockheed Lightning.

P-51 Mustang Sites

  • Bud Anderson's P-51 Old Crow Web Site  A site about WWII Triple Ace, Bud Anderson, who flew P-51 Old Crow with the 357th FG, "Yoxford Boys." Buy Bud's book "To Fly and Fight." Free P-51 screen savers, view historical documents and photographs, combat stories and interveiws and much more.
  • Mustang!  At this site you'll find a collection of articles, historic photographs, documents, videos, a P-51 bibliography, and excellent profile art related to the North American P-51 Mustang.
  • MustangsMustangs.com  North American P-51 Mustang information, books, images, wallpaper, survivors, aces.

Aurora

SR-71 Blackbird

  • Habus.org  The SR-71 Blackbird, a Mach 3.3 reconnaissance aircraft, dominated the skies like no other.  Features Blackbird information, history, and a special section by Rich Graham, former SR-71 pilot.
  • SR-71 Blackbird Photo Collection  This large SR-71 photo collection from NASA offers the ability to download the images in different resolutions - some pretty high.  There is an accompanying description of the photo, as well as a detailed description of the project.
  • SR-71 Online: An Online Aircraft Museum  SR-71, YF-12, and A-12 Blackbird information, pictures, movies, patches, wallpaper, and diagrams.  Home of the SR-71 Flight Manual, and one of the largest collections of Blackbird photos on the Internet.  This site also features virtual tours of some aviation museums in the United States, and more than a thousand images on modern military aviation (over 750 of which are of the Lockheed Blackbirds) and fact sheets on more than a dozen military airplanes.
  • Blackbirds.net  A-12 family (SR-71) and U-2 data and links: news, specs, mission profile, locations.
  • The Online Blackbird Museum  Inludes history and photos of nearly all 50 Lockheed Blackbirds (SR-71, A-12, M-21, and YF-12).
  • Sled Driver  The most celebrated book on the SR-71 Blackbird written and beautifully photographed by SR-71 pilot Brian Shul.  Purchase from Amazon.com.
  • SR-71 Blackbirds  A great resource site for this impressive aircraft.
  • SR-71 Blackbird Titanium  You can custom order items made from authentic parts of SR-71 Blackbirds.  Dan Freeman, a retired USAF SR-71 Machinist, fabricates collectibles from the world record setting SR-71 Blackbirds: coins, rings, swizzle sticks, bracelets, money clips, key chains, ball markers, and other items.

United States Air Force Sites

  • Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center The AMRC is a Department of Defense facility that processes and maintains aerospace vehicles and components in extended storage for all military services.  Tours available.  See these other sites for additional AMARC information:
  • Sleeping Giants - Aviation Afterlife in the Desert  Kodak e-Magazine offers a fantastic multi-media presentation of the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center - the Arizona "bone yard" for military aircraft.  A must see for military aviation enthusiasts.  High bandwidth helps.
  • The Christian Science Monitor  A good description of the Sleeping Giants flash presentation, if you want read about it first.
  • Modern Ruins by Phillip Buehler  Includes some good AMARC photographs.
  • The AMARC Experience  An unofficial site about the Aerospace Maintenance And Regeneration Centre (AMARC) in Arizona where aircraft are stored and parts reclaimed.  Information, movements, AMARC virtual tour including map, Pima tour information, image gallery, links.

Other Air Forces

  • Aerei da Guerra.net  Il portale italiano sull'aviazione militare mondiale.  A web site about the Air Force with photos, technical cards, missions and great constructors, dogfights.
  • Air Force Overviews  Information about some air forces: orders of battle, databases, aircraft overviews, links to relevant Websites, photos.
  • Air Forces & Aircraft's of Former Yugoslav Republics  Covering aircraft's of Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovenian and former Yugoslav Air Forces.
  • AirTanker Ltd  EADS, Rolls-Royce, Cobham, VT Group, and Thales have joined to deliver the Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA) service for the RAF using A330-200s powered by Trent engines.
  • Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History  An effort to build a complete list and history of all Australian military aircraft serial numbers.
  • Bangladesh Military Forces  The BMF website is an online guide to the Bangladesh Military.  It features weapons systems specifications, ORBAT, specific details on Bangladeshi military and law enforcement agencies, Defence News, magazine, articles, multimedia downloads, modern online discussion forum and much more.  It really is one of the best military websites on the Internet.
  • The Belgian Alpha Jet Homepage  All about the Dassault Dornier Bréguet Alpha Jet and it's use in the Belgian Air Force.  History, maintenance, armament, plus drawings, photographs, and also details on the book "20 years of Alpha Jet in the Belgian Air Force".
  • Belgian Defence Aircomponent  Organisation, jobs at defence, photo galleries, events.
  • E-Goat  The totally unofficial Royal Air Force rumour network and online community where members and ex-members of the UK's Royal Air Force can chat about military and non-military subjects.  It's main function is to promote morale amongst the troops and provide an internationally available, robust communication tool providing fast and reliable information both in theatre and at home to Royal Air Force Service personnel and their families.  You'll find information on military resettlement, training, news, current affairs, clubs, welfare, RAF rumour control, adventure training, crew room banter, and much much more.
  • Elite UK Forces  Details of the various Air Force, Army, and Navy aviation units that support Britain's Special Forces.  Featuring 7 and 47 Sqn, RAF, 657 and 651 Sqn and 8 Flight AAC and the Commando Helicopter Force.
  • Flyvertaktisk Kommando  Danish and English site with history and information about the Royal Danish Air Force.
  • Israeli Air Force Web Site  Campaigns, wars, airplanes, air fights and downing, video clips and VRML, computer games.
  • Jets For Ever  A French site about airplanes of the Cold War, from 1945 to 1970, with many pictures and pages dedicated to comics.  Currently in French, but soon also in English.  A lot of pictures of the beginning of the Jet Age, in Europe (England, France, and USSR) and in the USA.
  • Military People Australia  News and opinions from the Australian Defence Force.
  • Portuguese Air Force Information, events, gallery.
  • Royal Australian Air Force
  • Royal Auxiliary Air Force Recruitment, questions, newsletter, history, the units.
  • Royal Wings For those interested in the Royal Air Force, with RAF news, chat, discussion.
  • The Royal Air Force
  • Royal Air Force Marham  The largest front-line station within the Royal Air Force and home of Tornado GR4A/Tornado GR4 reconnaissance and attack aircraft of II (AC), IX (B), XIII, 31 and 39 (1 PRU) Squadrons Canberra PR9/Canberra T4.
  • Royal Canadian Air Force  Aircraft, squadrons, stations, aces, images, message board.
  • Swedish Military Aviation Technical and historical information on Swedish military aviation.
  • The Unofficial RAF Home Page Royal Air Force news, branches, squadrons, images, message board, downloads, links.
  • Wings for Freedom  Dedicated to past and serving mambers of Canada's Armed Forces.  News, history, online store.
  • YUModelClub  Information about the Yugoslav Air Force, the history of Yugoslav aviation, and War over Yugoslavia.  Includes image archives, photographs of Yugoslav military aircraft, model gallery corner.

United States Marine Corps Sites