The thought behind this month's cover pictorial was to fly you back to the golden age of aviation. Photographer Tony Kelly brought four Playmates (Miss February 2014 Amanda Booth, Miss August 2013 Val Keil, Miss July 2013 Alyssa Arce and Miss October 2012 Pamela Horton) to a former Air Force base in Victorville, California that now serves as an airplane boneyard and transformed them into the best-looking flight crew you'll ever find. Once aboard Air Playboy, be sure to reach into the seat-back compartment and grab our May Jet-Set Issue, which will hit newsstands on Friday, April 18. Highlights include:

The Playboy Interview: Tony Hsieh. The off-kilter and visionary CEO is revolutionizing retail and reinventing city life.

From Russia with Code. The software is cheap, the thieves are invisible and stealing data is the goal. Sarah A. Topol reports on a terrifying new wave of cybercrime.

They Call It El Raid. This is no ordinary horse race. It's a 60-mile test of man, beast, pride and insanity. Sean Manning chronicles the most punishing derby in the world.


Extreme (Part 1). Defying death is the only way these athletes know how to live. Fiction by Don Winslow.

20 Questions: Kate Mara. Stephen Rebello explores the softer side and NFL family ties of an actress known for her icy, tough-gal roles.


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