Air & Space Magazine: January 2011
After the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 200 aircraft took up the fight to save the coast.
By Mark Huber
How engineers altered a jumbo jet to carry the world's biggest airborne telescope.
By Trudy E. Bell
How the U.S. military is training Afghans to fly.
By Stewart Nusbaumer
The faces of the Space Shuttle Era.
By Tony Reichhardt
Man cannot zoom by blended wing alone; he must have an engine that, well, works.
By Stephan Wilkinson
For U.S. airmen trapped in Yugoslavia during World War II, building a secret airstrip was their only way out.
By Phil Scott
When everything else fails, or fails all at once, pull the parachute that saves the whole airplane.
By Michael Klesius
A new photo-filled book is a diary of life at the National Air and Space Museum.
By The Editors
By J.R. Dailey
By Mary McKillop
Not all the action in dogsled racing is on the ground.
By John Phillips
By Jeremy Davis
The world's largest free-standing building gets a second lease on life.
By Roger A. Mola
By George C. Larson, Member, NAA