Air & Space Magazine: July 2005
Ronald Reagan was president, there was still a Soviet Union, and a 19-year-old pilot set out to change the world.
By Tom LeCompte
If you fall off your horse...
By Brian Binnie
To watch a friend begin his expedition to the International Space Station, our correspondent travels to emptiest Kazakhstan.
By George C. Larson
In the department of flood recovery, Noah and his ark got nuthin' on the folks at this little airport-except that many of the aircraft they saved are ones, not twos, of a kind.
By Linda Shiner
Scramjet power? Simple: Keep a match lit in a 7,000-mph wind.
By Michael Milstein
It's getting harder to find good help these days. So these space engineers built their own
By Michael Behar
Meet the men who kept the Thunderbolts flying.
By Thomas D. Jones and Robert F. Dorr