“Black Swallow of Death” – First African American World War I Fighter Pilot.

The year is 1917, and the French countryside, once some of the most beautiful land in Europe, is now a ruined craterscape that resembles the moon more than the earth. Two great opposing armies face against each other in trenches that span dozens of miles in places, and between them no man’s land, where not […]

Why the World is Running Out of Pilots

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at Brilliant.org/Wendover. For the longest while airlines treated pilots as a renewable resource. It was long considered one of the best jobs one could have—to make good money flying around the world […]

The State of Air Force Medicine: An Interview with the Air Force Surgeon General

– Well, as we know, Air Force capabilities are in high demand, and the mission around the world is really requiring our Airmen to be innovative and adapt their capabilities to meet the operational challenges. And, as they do that, we in Air Force medicine must adapt with them. Our focal point for that is […]

Boeing’s China Problem

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn new skills from more than 25,000 classes for free for two months at skl.sh/wendover7. To, from, or through China, more than half a billion passengers fly each year. By 2035, that number is expected to be 1.3 billion. It is one of the fastest growing aviation markets […]