Flight Today | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/flight-today/RSS feed for Flight TodayenMon, 05 Oct 2015 15:49:07 +0000Embrace the Crashinghttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/embrace-crashing-180956809/R/C airplanes can teach a valuable lesson: learn from your mistakes.Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:49:07 +0000A Lot of Explaining to Dohttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/explaining-science-180956783/A donation from GE Aviation gives the education program at the National Air and Space Museum a boost.Wed, 30 Sep 2015 19:39:54 +0000A High-Flying Glider Takes Its First Baby Stephttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/gliding-thoroughbred-takes-baby-step-180956725/5,000 feet down, 85,000 more to go.Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:11:08 +0000How Aerial Tech is Bringing the Internet to Everyone, Everywherehttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/06_on2015-internet-from-above-180956600/Access brought to you by drones, sats, and balloons.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Paper, Scissors, Rockethttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/18_on2015-oo-180956601/Most spacecraft modelers work in plastic—these folks just need a bit of cardstock and a printer.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Photo Gallery: The Art of the Control Towerhttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/01_on2015-control-tower-excerpt-180956602/Air traffic controllers work in some of the world’s most distinctive buildings.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Meet the Howardshttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/04_on2015-howards-dga-180956603/A family of comfortable pleasurecraft, descended from a raceplane.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Airplanes Seeking Good Homehttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/02_on2015-wanted-wright-collection-home-180956606/A one-of-a-kind collection of scratch-built Wright aircraft is up for sale.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Spread Your Wings at the Museum’s New “Above and Beyond” Exhibithttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/16_on2015-in-the-museum-article-180956608/The fun part of aerospace.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000The Next X-Planehttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/15_on2015-x-plane-vtol-dream-machine-180956609/Who will win the competition to build an airplane that can fly fast and hover?Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Need a Satellite Link? Call the 117th Space Battalionhttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/14_on2015-the-117th-space-battalion-180956610/Sometimes a soldier’s best friend is an IT guy with a satellite dish.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Is It Time to Abolish the U.S. Air Force?http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/air-force-robert-farley-interview-180956612/A political scientist says yes.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Burt Rutan’s Ski-Gull and Other Would-Be Seaplaneshttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/32_on2015-sweetman-column-180956613/There’s more than one way to build an amphibious aircraft.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000NASA Nosedives for Your Safetyhttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/nasa-nosedives-your-safety-180956652/The best way to test an emergency beacon is to set one off.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Wooden Wings, Made by Handhttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/04_on2014_howards-sidebar-180956655/If you want the wings of your Howard DGA-15 restored, Mark Stamsta is your man.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Space Artists Go Where the Cameras Can’thttp://www.airspacemag.com/space/astronomical-beauty-180956711/A new book shows the beauty, and the value, of space art.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Astronaut Hoot Gibson Wins Gold at Renohttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/astronaut-hoot-gibson-wins-gold-reno-180956703/At the 2015 National Championship Air Races, the cheer was “Root for Hoot!”Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:46:29 +0000Tiny, Remote St. Helena Gets Its First Airporthttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/tiny-remote-st-helena-180956669/The isolated island, with just 4,500 residents, is about to enter the aviation age.Fri, 18 Sep 2015 16:29:24 +0000Fate Is the Hunterhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/fate-hunter-180956508/A Hawker Hunter crash in England calls airshow routines into question, but it shouldn’t.Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:00:00 +0000Brazilian Team Claims World Racing Recordshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/brazilian-team-claims-world-racing-records-180956415/<i>Anequim</i> is now the fastest shark in the sky. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:41:46 +0000Disaster Prevention in a Gulfstreamhttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/disaster-prevention-gulfstream-180956236/Earthquakes, volcanoes, mudslides: Airborne radar watches all the ways the earth moves.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Showtime for E-Planeshttp://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/showtime-eplanes-180956248/A battery-powered race to cross the English Channel.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Love Letter to the 747http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/04_sep2015-skyfaring-excerpt-747-article-180956249/In his new book, an airline pilot contemplates the wonder of flight and the world’s first jumbo jet.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Ride Along in a P-51 Mustang in This 360° Virtual Reality Videohttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/ride-along-p-51-mustang-vr-video-180956257/The future meets World War IIFri, 14 Aug 2015 17:49:35 +0000