December, 1942

Generals Fly at Dawn … by Hal Goodwin  6
"Submarines" of the Sky … by Alexander Kiralfy  8
The Best in the World … by Admiral John S McCain  10
The WAFs Will Deliver … by Alice Rogers Hager  12
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wulf? … by Major Nathaniel F Silsbee  14
All-Out Production vs
All-Out Ballyhoo
 … by Representative Jennings Randolph  18
We Tigers were TOUGH … by Dick Rossi, AVG  20
Wingtip to Wingtip … by Lt Colonel Harold S Hinton  54
More Power to You … by William B Stout  26
Less Power to Use … by William T Piper  27
Fledglings for Flat-Tops … by Lieutenant Fred Tupper, Jr  30
Destination Unlimited … by Jack Frye  35
Mastering Masters … by Squadron Leader E Glyn Jones, RAF  42
How Air-Minded Are You? … by Lieutenant Ernest G Vetter  43
Album of United States War Planes … Official Pictures  49
  Scanning the Skyways … 3
  Book Reviews … 34
  Roll of Honor … 72
  Air Your Views … 80

January, 1943

Eddie Rickenbacker — the Happy Hero Returns … by Thomas F Collinson  10
Ironing Out the Washouters … by Devon Francis  12
Flying Without Wings of Gold … by Hal Goodwin
and Peter Harkins
  14
Was Warplane Production Bungled in 1942 … by Dorothy Rockwell
and James Newton
  16
Little Tin Guy! … by Lieutenant Allen Rankin  20
The Charge of the Lightplane Brigade … by Martha LeFevre  22
Battles' Baptism Proves Our Planes Best … by Hanson Baldwin  24
Army KOs Stuporman … by Colonel Arther I Ennis  26
ATTA Girls! … by Joan Bradbrooke  34
The Transport of Tomorrow … by Captain Alexis de Sakhnoffsky  36
The Camel Outblows the Hurricane … by David C Cooke  38
Wings of West Point … by Captain Burr Leyson  40
Streamlined Schooling … by Charles Stanton  47
An Open Letter to General Malone … by Colonel Roscoe Turner  50
How Air-Minded Are You? … by Roland H Spaulding, PhD  55
  Air Your Views … 2
  Scanning the Skyways … 6
  Skyways of the World … 8
  Can You Qualify? … 46
  Roll of Honor … 58
  Gliders … 60
  Wingovers — Civil Air Patrol … 70

February, 1943

The Shape of Ships to Come … by Igor Sikorsky  10
An Interview with Wendell Willkie … by Howard Rushmore  14
The Fightin'est Wings of All … by Major General Ralph Mitchell  18
Split Seconds Spell Superiority … by Brigadier General Luther S Smith  22
Air Power Double-Crosses the Axis … by Alexander Kiraffy  24
The Sky is Not the Limit … by Major Nathaniel Silsbee  28
Blimps Blast Undersea Blitz … by R G Pinich, Jr  34
Making Youngsters Airminded … by Robert W Hambrook  38
The Airline Pilot Goes to War … by Capt Fred Smith  40
Maltese Falcons … by Flight Commander F H E Hopkins  42
The World's Best Planes …   46
Pitchin' the Pidgin … by Squadron Leader A C H Purthsey, RAF  51
How Air-Minded Are You? … by Dr A Wakefield Slaten  52
Flying Freight Along the Amazon … by Alfrerdo de los Rios  58
Tezuitlan Trainer … by H A Hirshfield, Jr  72
  Scanning the Skyways … 6
  Air Your Views … 8
  Skyways of the World … 54
  Civil Air Patrol … 56
  Roll of Honor … 64
  Movie of the Month … 76

March, 1943

America's Secret Weapon … by E E Wilson  12
Alert! …   14
Hoy-polloi Pilot … by Alice Rogers Hager  17
Fighter of the Future … by Harvey Woolhiser  18
Red Stars over Russia … by Major Nathaniel F Silsbee  20
The Saga of the Suzy-Q …   24
……If You Knew Suzy As I Know Suzy … by Captain Albert T Nice  26
……Tails We Win … by Sergeants Orville W Kiger
and John A Irons
  28
Can Tokyo Take It? … by Irving Wallace  30
Constellation …   34
Nom de Planes …   36
No Fuel Like Our New Fuel! … by Lorania K Francis  38
Sur le Schnozzola … by Charles A Grefe  40
The School Sprouts Wings … by Professor Roland H Spaulding  44
Britain's Warplanes … Official Pictures  48
Trojan Workhorse … by Gregory J Brandeweide  72
  Air Your Views … 6
  Skyways of the World … 8
  Scanning the Skyways … 10
  How Air-Minded Are You? … 37
  CAP Wingovers … 47
  Roll of Honor … 66

April, 1943

I Prefer Flying Boats … by Glenn L Martin  12
Airborne Engineers … by Brigadier General Stuart C Godfrey  16
Long May She Wave … by Raymond C Brecht  19
I Know the Japs … by Major John F Dobbin, USMC  20
Invisible Test Pilot … by A Wakefield Slaten, PhD  24
Air Strategy Spells Air Strength … by Leonard Engel  26
Shooting 'Chutes … by Lt Colonel Richard Close  28
No Place Too Far … by Gwenyth Allison  38
Flying Box Cars … by Edward S Evans  42
Eagle Squadron … by Lt John I Brown
Lt Fred C Smith
  44
Pitchin' the Pidgin …   51
From Dust Devils to Daredevils … by Keith Monroe  52
Britain's Warplanes (Continued) … Official Pictures  56
  Air Your Views … 6
  Skyways of the World … 8
  Scanning the Skyways … 10
  How Air-Minded Are You … 35
  Book Reviews … 48
  Civil Air Patrol — Wingovers … 66

May, 1943

Services Needling Amateur Flying Unnecessarily … by Honorable Margaret Chase Smith  12
Fabulous Phaetons of the Future … by Alexis de Sakhnoffsky  15
Bombing Fools (Part 1) … by Lt Comdr W J Widhelm, USN  16
Sperographical Navigation … Foreword by Admiral G S Bryan  20
Soviet Strategy Succeeds! … by Alexander Kiralfy  22
Hatching Thunderbirds … by A Wakefield Slaten, PhD  26
A New Twist in Props … by Doris N Ahnstrom  30
Aircraft Engine Section
  Power from Pistons to Props
 … Edited by Roland H Spaulding, PhD  32
Britain's Secret Skyrocket … by Joan Bradbrooke  93
  Scanning the Skyways … 2
  Air Your Views … 5
  Skyways of the World … 8
  How Air-Minded Are You? … 68
  Civil Air Patrol — Wingovers … 76
  Book Reviews … 88

August, 1943

Tough 'N' Technical … by Idell Durett Hays  14
Planes in Fancy … by Jon W Hauser  16
Ceiling Limited? … by W A Patterson  17
Coast Guard Carries No Umbrella … by Hunter Wood, USCG  18
Evolution of Naval Dive-Bombing … by William Thomas Larkins  21
Souping Up the Pilots … by Mary Parker  25
Flying Under the Cross of Lorraine … by Col Charles A Luguet  26
Forcing the Skydoors … by Major Sedley Peck  29
Sighting Subs Sinking Same …   32
Renegotiation in Operation … by Lt Col Charles H Dyson  34
Radio in the Air Forces … by Franklin H Stevenson  36
Flight by Instrument … by John O Stewart  39
Aircraft Instruments …   40
Radar …   52
[ Nazi V-Venom …   64 ]
United States and Canadian
Military Airplane Specifications
 …   74
  Scanning the Skyways … 6
  Skyways of the World … 8
  Air Your Views … 10
  Civil Air Patrol — Wingovers … 12
  Washington Column … 38
  Roll of Honor … 54
  Crossword Puzzle … 68

December, 1943

Scanning the Skyways … by Francis A Callery  6
Evolution of the Hellcat … by Robert E Damme  19
We Bombed Rome … by Capt Henry H Rhoads  22
Going Great Guns … by Sandor S Klein  24
Landplanes or Flying Boats … by A E Raymond  27
Air Warfare Review … by Hanson Baldwin  28
The Higher You Fly … by Herbert Zim  30
Salesmen With Tool Kits … by Eric Harald  32
Masefield Looks at American Aviation … by Peter Masefield  34
American War Planes … Official Pictures  36
Aircraft Development — Confidential … by Franklin Stevenson  53
  Skyways of the World … 9
  Washington Column … 10
  Air Your Views … 14
  How Air-Minded Are You? … 56
  Civil Air Patrol Wingovers … 64
  Honor Roll … 71
  Book Review … 82

April, 1944

Toward a Post-Emergency Rubber Policy … by John L Collyer  6
Winged Bazooka … by Richard H Arbib  19
New Guinea 'Cobra … by Capt Robert Pierce  20
Neither Rain Nor Snow … by Bruce Smith  22
Shopping a la Helicopter … by H Gardner Peterson  25
For Sale — 50,000 Surplus Planes … by Bertram M Gross  26
Quandary in the Northwest … by Anonymous  28
No Royal Road to Tokyo … by Hanson W Baldwin  30
Dilbert … by Lt Robert C Osborn, USNR  32
Evolution of the Lightning … by Victor Boesen  34
Britain's War Planes … Official Photos  42
A P-47 Pilot Writes … by Lt James A Goodson  92
  Skyways of the World … 8
  Washington Column … 10
  Air Your Views … 14
  Book Reviews … 60
  Civil Air Patrol Wingovers … 64
  How Air-Minded Are You? … 78
  Roll of Honor … 84

August, 1944

Farsightedness Today Builds
Tomorrow's Air Transport
 … by Capt Eddie Rickenbacker  6
Air-Warfare Review … by Gill Robb Wilson  9
Evolution of the Havoc … by Eric Harald  19
Air Power … Battle-Tested … by Major General Paul B Malone  24
Open Sesame to Speed …   26
Flight — Action — Camera! … by S/Sgt Bill Richardson  28
Strategic and Tactical Bombing …   31
Warpaths of the Warhawk … by Roosevelt der Tatevasion  45
So You're Afraid of Storms! … by Victor Boesen  46
Signs of the Skyway … by Major William P Lear  48
Flying Barge … by Lt Charles Q Mohan  50
Plastics for Planes … by Capt Burr Leyson  53
  Washington Column … 10
  Air Your Views … 14
  How Air-Minded Are You … 64
  Civil Air Patrol Wingovers … 74
  Roll of Honor … 82

December, 1944

Landing Areas for Personal Aviation … by Oliver L Parks  6
Air Warfare Review … by Hanson W Baldwin  14
Evolution of the Lancaster … by Sidney E Veale  18
Elmer's Keeper … by Edmund S Whitman  24
29 Days in Lolo-land … by 20th Bomber Command  26
Compressibility … by G L Shue, PhD  30
UAL — Line of the "Flying Lab" … by Victor Boesen  32
How About Helicopters? … by Carl Apponyi  34
Report From CBI … by Alice Rogers Hager  36
American Warplanes … Special Section  38
Postwar Plan No 1 for Civil Airways … by Charles Stanton  54
  Air Your Views … 8
  Washington Column … 10

January, 1945

Guest Editorial … by Col Edward S Evans  6
Air-Warfare Review … by Hanson W Baldwin  19
Raid on Rabaul … by Lieut Diggory Venn  20
The Flagship Fleet … by Eric Harald  22
The Royal Navy's Fighter … by Sidney E Veale  25
Return by Night … by Ens Thomas W Stephenson, USNR  26
Airborne to Battle …   28
Prewar Plane + War Conditions
Do Not = Postwar Flying
 … by John R West  32
Evolution of the C-54 … by Victor Boesen  34
Boston Sky Party … by Charles C Layman  41
Rebirth of a Bomber …   42
Very High Frequency … by Henry W Roberts  46
Republic Offers Postwar Personal Plane …   48
Train-Buster … by David C Cooke  50
Wings Over the Red Army … by An Observer  52
  Washington News … 8
  Air Your Views … 13
  Flying Marine … 56
  Roll of Honor … 59
  How Air-Minded Are You … 66
  Report from China … 67
  Book Reviews … 82

March, 1945

Postwar Air Training … by T Claude Ryan  6
Air-Warfare Review … by Hanson W Baldwin  17
Next Comes Tokyo … by Lt Gen George C Kenney  18
They Learned on Beechcrafts … by Victor Boesen  20
Air Victory at Chicago … by James J Strebig  23
Crockett Recaptures the Alamo … by Lieut (jg) John G Norris, USNR  24
You'll Fly Where, When? … by John Sterling  26
China Falcons … by Alice Rogers Hager  30
"Stand Clear of Props!" … by Ens J H Pearson, USNR (WR)  32
US Navy Aircraft Carrier …   35
Birthplace of Tomorrow … by Victor Boesen  40
Enemy Warplanes [ German ] … Special Section  42
Can You Believe Your Altimeter? … by Sam R Hamilton  54
Odds Are Even … by T/Sgt Hal Goodwin, USMCR  56
Pontoon Possibilities …   58
  Washington News … 8
  Air Your Views … 14
  How Air-Minded Are You … 61
  Roll of Honor … 67
  Book Reviews … 74

May, 1945

Air-Warfare Review … by Hanson W Baldwin  18
Battle-Line Delivery … by Alice Rogers Hager  20
Flying Trouble-Shooter … by Eric Harald  22
New Jap Warplanes for Home Defense … by Pacific Observer  24
For Sale … Used Lightplanes … by Henri L Portine  28
Evolution of the Kingcobra … by Victor Boesen  32
Private Flyers Look Ahead … by John B Thomson  39
One Pilot's Plane … by Jo Kotula  40
So You Want to Own and Airport … by George C Brinckerhoff  42
Helicopters Today and/or Tomorrow … Special Section  44
Backyard Bombing on Bloody Nose Ridge … by Capt Earl J Wilson, USMCR  58
  Editorial … 6
  Air Your Views … 8
  Washington News … 12
  Roving Reporter Writes … 14
  Roll of Honor … 73
  How Air-Minded Are You … 83
  Book Reviews … 89

July, 1945

Air-Warfare Review … by Hanson W Baldwin  19
I Flew the P-80 … by Col Bruce K Holloway, AC  20
Advance in the Pacific … by Vice Admiral Aubrey W Fitch  22
Plane for Tomorrow … by D Newell Ahnstrom  24
Aviation's Crystal Gazer … by Elbert L Eaton  26
It Flies, Don't It, And How … by Capt Earl J Wilson, USMCR  28
Take the High Road … by Idell Durett Hays  31
The Winged Way Out … by Alice Rogers Hager  32
Evolution of the Ercoupe … by Alec Walker  34
I'll Never Do That Again … by Albert E Pacini  41
Glider-side in Bengal … by Maj Thomas H Moriarty, AAF  42
Style Will Sell the Sky … by Richard Arbib  45
Postwar Plans of Pilots … by L Andrews  49
We Owe Aviation a Boost … by Senator Harley M Kilgore  50
TAG Commandos … by Fredric Sinclair  52
Pacific Combat Ace … by Sgt Elmer Wexler, USMCR  54
  Editorial … 6
  Washington News … 8
  Air Your Views … 10
  Skyways of the World … 14
  Roving Reporter Writes … 57
  How Air-Minded Are You … 71
  Letters Home … 79
  Book Reviews … 83
  Roll of Honor … 87

August, 1945

Air-Warfare Review … by Hanson W Baldwin  19
Within Reach of Radio … by William P Lear  20
Mother Nature's Flight Strips … by Ed Yulke  22
Bucking Bulldozers … by Alice Rogers Hager  24
Air Colleges are Coming … by James A Dennis  28
I'll Never Do That Again … by Arthur S Pierce  31
Oceanic Stepping-Stones … by Michael Frost  32
Evolution of the B-29 … by D Newell Ahnstrom  34
Propeller Plans for Power … by Willard W Parker  42
Fighter Pilot … by Lt Col Harold N Holt  44
Young Mr Hiller and his 'copter … by Victor Boesen  46
Germany Was Bombed to Defeat … by Allan A Michie  52
  Editorial … 6
  Washington News … 8
  Skyways of the World … 10
  Air Your Views … 14
  Skyways' Quiz … 85

December, 1945

Planes that Missed the War … by Lt Col Nathaniel F Silsbee  19
Two-Way Cargo … by Lawrence Drake  22
Labrador Rescue … by Lt August Kleich  25
Experimental Aircraft …   27
Pilot Possibility — Crop Dusting … by R J Whittier  30
Winter Flying in Lightplanes … by Albert E Pacini  32
Evolution of the Silvaire … by Ed Yulke  34
GI Dream Plane … by Sgt Donovan Fitzpatrick  41
Let's Go Someplace … by J Davis Scott  42
American Transports — 1946 … Special Section  44
Cowboys Flew from Blitzville … by Lt E Howard Claypoole  58
Captured Nazi Planes …   62
  Take-Off Time … 6
  Editorial … 8
  Air Your Views … 10
  Washington News … 13
  Skyways of the World … 14
  Grasshopper Circuit … 16