The following Feature Story Collections have been published at Historic Wings:
FEATURE STORIES – PART 7
- SOLAR IMPULSE 2 — On July 25, 2016, the dream of flying around the world on solar power became a reality. The flight took over a year to perform, but it all began 17 years ago with the dream of one man — Bertrand Piccard.
- NEW! IN COLOR VERITAS — Rui Candeias has spent the last eight years developing and perfecting his own techniques of digitally repairing and coloring photographic documents of historical interest, including many aircraft. This is his art.
FEATURE STORIES – PART 6
- THE TWELVE COCKPITS OF CHRISTMAS — Can you guess the plane by its cockpit? That’s a wonderful presentation and challenge for those who really think they know airplanes.
- THE REAL TOP GUN – VOL 1 — A salute to military pilots — fighter pilots in particular — who portray what it means to have “The Right Stuff”.
- ART OF THE PENTAGON – VOL 2 — The second volume of our series of artworks from the halls of the famed “Puzzle Palace”, the Pentagon.
FEATURE STORIES – PART 5
- USCG ARCTIC SHIELD 2012 — In September 2012, the US Coast Guard undertook an exercise in the far north, in freezing cold of the Arctic Sea.
- SALUTING THE E-2 HAWKEYE — A feature highlighting one of the US Navy’s workhorse aircraft, the E-2 Hawkeye, the eyes and ears of the Fleet.
- ART OF THE PENTAGON – VOL 1 — Some of the incredible aviation artworks that hang in the halls of the Pentagon, including by the famous Keith Ferris and Rick Herter, and many others.
FEATURE STORIES – PART 4
- COPE NORTH 2012 — In February 2012, the US Pacific Command undertook a multinational exercise code-named Cope North 2012.
- QUIETLY AWAITING RECOVERY — Historic Wings presents its list of ten aircraft wrecks and losses from the World War II era that we believe represent some of the most interesting archaeological aviation treasures yet to be found.
- ART OF THE LUFTWAFFE – PART 2 — By popular demand, we present another volume in our series of features uncovering artworks by Luftwaffe artists who documented German air power during World War II.
FEATURE STORIES – PART 3
- NIGHT AIR DROP! — In June 2012, USNORTHCOM, one of the US Military’s key commands, held Exercise JOAX 2012-2, a joint airdrop operation.
- SKIES OF LIGHT AND SHADOW — Featuring the extraordinary photos of Daniel Rychcik, a Polish-born amateur photographer who lives in Switzerland.
- ART OF THE LUFTWAFFE — Nearly lost in the archives of the US Department of Defense, a series of works by Luftwaffe artists document German air power during World War II.
FEATURE STORIES – PART 2
- FOREST FIRE! — The wildfires of 2012 were particularly deadly and the intensity of the blazes was astonishing, here we salute the efforts of the aerial fighters.
- ANSWERING THE CALL OF WINGS — The triumphs and glory of early aviation are captured in two sets of collecting cards from France that date to the mid-19th Century.
- BIRDS OF A FEATHER — Valero Doval’s amazing artistic collage series, Aerofauna, draws equally on avian and aviation themes.
FEATURE STORIES – PART 1
- FINAL CRUISE — Go “on station” with the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) as the ship turns 50 years old and sails its final cruise this year before retirement.
- SURPRISING SIGHTINGS — A fascinating collection of interesting aircraft and aviation-related finds that are surprising, unique, and truly rare.
- THRACIAN STAR — In April 2012, the USAF and the Bulgarian Air Force held joint exercises at Graf Ignatievo Air Force Base, Bulgaria.
- MACH 1.0 AND BEYOND — The story of Chuck Yeager and the Bell X-1 and how America became the first to break the speed of sound.