Air & Space Magazine: March 2002
They're like highly specialized surgeons: there are few of them and they're in great demand.
By Stephan Wilkinson
To find the very best books about the world of aviation and spaceflight, we asked for recommendations.
By Our Panel Of Experts
The last flying D.H.89 Dragon Rapide in the United States.
By Diane Tedeschi
Fifty years ago, cold-war games halted all civilian air traffic—long before September 11 did the same.
By Roger A. Mola
Space Shuttle launches must work like clockwork. Here is how the clockwork works.
By Eric Adams
The F-111: In Australia, an airplane for all seasons.
By William Triplett
The Chandra X-Ray Observatory opens the book on the high-energy universe.
By James S. Schultz
By J.R. Dailey
The lunar Touchrock is one of the most popular objects in the National Air and Space Museum.
By Bob Craddock
An airshow pilot describes the trials of the comeback.
By Debbie Gary
By Tom LeCompte
By Stuart Nixon