Air & Space Magazine: July 2009
Shuck the spacecraft. 182 spacewalkers have.
By Tony Reichhardt
We’re about to get a peek at the solar system’s
By Guy Gugliotta
If Lockheed’s Constellation was the hare, the Douglas DC-6 was the oh-so-reliable tortoise.
By Kara Platoni
A World War II flight engineer dishes on the most “I” of the VIPs he flew with.
By Graham Chandler
Today’s airshow performers do it gyroscopically.
By Debbie Gary
Courtroom sketches from aviation's Trial of the Century.
By Rebecca Maksel
Where there’s smoke, there’s pollution. How can airport firefighters green it up?
By Sam Goldberg
To the Federal Aviation Administration, civilian
UAVs are the new barbarians at the gate.
By Douglas Gantenbein
Diagnosis: Collective Panic Attack. Cause: Count von Zeppelin.
By Dan Vergano
A B-47 pilot remembers when an airplane—and Curtis LeMay—stiffened the spine of the Strategic Air Command
By Walter J. Boyne
By J.R. Dailey
By Tom D. Crouch
By General Robert L. Cardenas, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) As told to James P. Busha
By Stephen Joiner
By Paul Hoversten
By George C. Larson, member, NAA