History of Flight | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet-history-flight/RSS feed for History of FlightenMon, 23 Feb 2015 16:29:12 +0000Balloons of the Cold Warhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/balloons-cold-war-180951711/Operation “Winds of Freedom” used leaflet-filled balloons to fight Communism. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:29:12 +0000Park Service to Allow Diving Tours of B-29 Wreckage in Lake Meadhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/lake-mead-b-29-180953839/The Nevada crash site hasn’t been open to the public since 2008.Fri, 09 Jan 2015 20:41:26 +0000The “Squadron of Death”—That Performed in High Heelshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/squadron-death-180949714/The forgotten aviation career of Rubye BerauTue, 25 Feb 2014 14:35:05 +0000The Greatest Test Pilot You’ve Never Heard Ofhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet-history-flight/meet-fitz-fulton-180947760/Meet Fitz Fulton.Wed, 01 Jan 2014 08:00:00 +0000November 22, 1963: Air Force One’s Worst Dayhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/air-force-ones-worst-day-180947804/Inside the president's airplane in the frantic hours after JFK's assassinationThu, 21 Nov 2013 17:47:00 +0000In 1962 Cuba, MiG Pilots Posed as Tractor Operatorshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/in-1962-cuba-mig-pilots-posed-as-tractor-operators-7804961/In the tense days before the U.S.-Soviet missile crisis, secrecy was everything.Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:12:08 +0000Katharine Wright’s Knickers Too Risqué To Be Exhibitedhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/katharine-wrights-knickers-too-risque-to-be-exhibited-6573279/Neil Armstrong's spacesuit and the Barefoot Bandit's pilot handbook also are among the items that museums can't—or won't—show youTue, 29 Oct 2013 18:31:20 +0000Rare Wright Brothers Posters Survive Because They’re “So Damn Pretty”http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/rare-wright-brothers-posters-survive-because-theyre-so-damn-pretty-1986979/Remarkable Wright brothers posters come up for auctionWed, 16 Oct 2013 13:56:35 +0000Flight of the Gianthttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/flight-of-the-giant-586517/In 1863, the world's first aerial photographer launched the world's largest balloon. It didn't go so well.Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:48:33 +0000First Man on Mars: Leonardo da Vincihttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/first-man-on-mars-leonardo-da-vinci-7012414/His portrait is there, anyway, thanks to Italian state TV and the Jet Propulsion LaboratoryFri, 13 Sep 2013 18:13:55 +0000