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First Flight of the Grumman F6F Hellcat

The 'ace-maker' first took to the skies in June of 1942 and would go on to become one of the most feared Allied aircraft for the Axis to see on the horizon. This spotlight comes to us courtesy of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans.


Caption Contest: Return of the Caption Contest, Part Deux

We've dusted ourselves off and hopping back into the proverbial cockpit to bring you (again) a World of Warplanes Caption Contest.


Surviving Falls Without Parachutes

A look back at some of the fortunate souls who've managed to survive a fall from an airplane sans parachute.


Update: Project Spitfire

Tracy and the gang are still rolling around in the mud, literally and metaphorically, but are making promising headway in the hunt for the long lost Spitfires.


The First Flight of the Lavochkin La-15

Today we're honoring the first official flight of the Lavochkin La-15 by looking back at this particular aircraft, its impact on aviation history, as well as how it laid the groundwork for some of its predecessors.


World of Warplanes Closed Beta Tournament important

On behalf of CrashTailspin, we'd like to bring your attention to an unofficial World of Warplanes Beta Testing Tournament! So get your teams together, take the skies, and (potentionally) win some gold!


January Air Show Calendar

Flying planes in World of Warplanes is fun and all, but nothing compares to getting a chance to see some of these classic aircraft in flight. Click through to see if any air shows are coming to your neck of the woods in January.


Happy Holidays From Wargaming America

Our video team put together a very special bit of footage just before the office cleared out for the holidays. It's been a wild year, we've grown so much, and we wanted to thank you for helping us get to where we are.


Portal Maintenance December 21st

The portal will be coming down for a brief period of maintenance.


Project Spitfire Blog: Burma - 1942

The next entry for the Project Spitfire Blog is now available. Here, we take a look at why Burma was so vital during World War II.


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