Air & Space Magazine: March 2001
To the world's most formidable natural defenses, the Swiss have added F/A-18 Hornets and a new slant on neutrality.
By Carl Posey
A new generation of satellites zooms in on a familiar planet.
By Tony Reichhardt
For every airplane, there's a region of the flight envelope into which it dare not fly.
By Peter Garrison
A Junkers Ju 88 is pulled from a Norwegian lake.
By Douglas Hinton
It ain't pretty, but it sure does work.
By John Sotham
Practically the entire world uses the metric system. Is it time for the United States to follow suit?
By Michael Milstein
Helicopter pilots play chicken with high-voltage power lines so crews can work on live wires.
By James R. Chiles
The wonderful, unworkable world of airplane design in the years before the Wright brothers.
By Phil Scott
Of course they copied it. The two airplanes could have been twins. But was the Soviets' Tu-4 truly an exact duplicate of the Boeing B-29?
By Von Hardesty
By J.R. Dailey
By Robert C. Mikesh
By E. Stuart Gregg
By Lester A. Reingold
By Bruce Bohannon