History | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/history-of-flight/RSS feed for HistoryenWed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000In 1942, the Army Built a Decoy Airfield in Virginia to Fool the Luftwaffehttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/army-built-decoy-airfield-virginia-180955980/Henrico County residents came to call it “The Lost City”Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000Crowdsourcing Saves D-Day’s First Airplanehttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/crowdsourcing-saves-ddays-first-airplane-180955983/The C-47 that led the Normandy invasion gets a reprieve.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Last American Aceshttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/last-american-aces-180955991/Members of an exclusive club tell what it takes to make ace.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Birdman of Topekahttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/birdman-topeka-180956005/By 1912, Albin Longren was building better airplanes than the Wrights and Curtiss.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:18:17 +0000Hello Again, Comrades! (Здравствуйте еще раз, товарищи!)http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/hello-again-comrades-zdravstvujte-eshe-raz-tovarishi-180955876/The U.S. and Russia share a long flight to commemorate a long history.Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:45:29 +0000An Aircraft Carrier Worthy of a Superherohttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/aircraft-carrier-worthy-superhero-180955667/Geoffrey Pyke’s ingenious carrier made of ice was like something out of a comic strip.Wed, 08 Jul 2015 13:52:35 +0000James Salter, the Fighter Pilot’s Writerhttp://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/james-salter-fighter-pilots-writer-180955844/An excerpt from the novelist’s memoir, <i>Burning the Days.</i>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:35:11 +0000A Spyplane in 1914http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/a-spyplane-in-1914-180955597/Its mission included two pit stops and an “excellent lunch.”Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:59:41 +0000Lindbergh’s 1927 Flight Set Off a Mini-Craze of Board Games http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/lindberghs-1927-flight-games-180955607/“Lindy Hop-Off” and “Captain Hop Across Junior” were just two of the titles inspired by the first transatlantic solo flight.Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:46:25 +0000Bringing Inflight Movies to Airlines Was Harder Than It Soundshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/when-did-inflight-movies-become-standard-on-airlines-180955566/Starting in 1961, passengers battled boredom with Hollywood films.Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:20:19 +0000If You Like Ballpoint Pens, Thank the R.A.F.http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/ballpoint-pens-RAF-180955537/A story for National Ballpoint Pen DayWed, 10 Jun 2015 13:48:44 +0000