Air & Space Magazine: July 2006
What flies into your mind when you hear the words "light aircraft"? We bet it's the 172.
By Roger A. Mola
How de Havilland's famous bushplane has helped protect a species.
By James Wynbrandt
World War I airplanes star in a feature film about the Lafayette Escadrille.
By Tom LeCompte
Helicopter ambulances could be hazardous
to your health.
By Bryan E. Bledsoe M.D.
Has Hammondsport, New York, done right by its most famous citizen?
By Phil Scott
Mars, Venus, Titan - wherever there's air, we can explore by balloon.
By Joe Pappalardo
In the summer of '58, nothing was faster to 50,000 feet.
By Carl Posey
Double the size of an Airbus A380? No problem, aerodynamicists say.
By Michael Milstein
For armored vehicles, fossilized pachyderms, and other oversize loads, your best bet is the Russian Mi-26 helicopter.
By John Croft
It takes a big eye to see a missile coming.
By Sam Goldberg
Restoring the Northrop YP-61 Black Widow
By Diane Tedeschi
Far away in the Middle East, soapbox racing flies the hearts of military persons back home.
By Allan T. Duffin
New pilots, new government.
By George C. Larson