History | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/history-of-flight/RSS feed for HistoryenWed, 28 Sep 2016 20:05:20 +0000A New Home for a Historic Airplane Competition http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/new-home-historic-airplane-competition-180960634/Expertly restored vintage aircraft will be on view once again—in Sacramento.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:05:20 +0000My Father, the Tuskegee Airmen, and the Dream of Flighthttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/tuskegee-stearman-180960368/An African-American airline captain reflects on the legacy of his forebears.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000When the Patient Is an Enginehttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/patient-engine-180960366/ Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Meet <i>Doc,</i> One of Only Two Flying B-29s in the Worldhttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/restoration-doc-flies-again-180960367/For 42 years, <i>Fifi</i> was the only airworthy Superfortress. Now it has company.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:57:42 +0000The Stratotanker Turns 60http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/stratotanker-turns-60-180960302/The KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft made its first flight on August 31, 1956.Wed, 31 Aug 2016 20:22:59 +0000Chuck Yeager’s Wild Week on Twitterhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/gen-yeagers-wild-week-twitter-1-180960240/The 93-year-old sound-barrier-breaker and aviation legend tamed the sky. Now he’s ruling Twitter.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:08:12 +0000Shot Down in Vietnamhttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/shot-down-180960166/A former U.S. Army pilot’s memoir of combat and captivity.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:27:15 +0000Class of ’59http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/the-59ers-180960072/No buildings, no flight lessons, no problem. Some 60 years later, the first Air Force Academy cadets look back.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:12:48 +0000Little Gems of Aviation Historyhttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/aero-pins-180960073/A collector finds a company’s identity in its service pins.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000The Flying Men of Marinhttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/marvelous-marin-man-180960068/In 1929, Jacob Sellmer and son came up with a better way to get to San Francisco.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Aliens on Line 1http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/aliens-line-one-180960067/For one evening, it looked like we finally had an extraterrestrial signal. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Restoring Germany’s Captured “Bat Wing”http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/horten-flying-wing-180960066/A team of conservators works to preserve the innovative Horten Ho 229 V3.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Look What Lindbergh Left Inside the <i>Spirit of St. Louis</i>http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/secrets-spirit-180960065/ Ninety years later, a restoration team makes an unexpected find.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Lufthansa Brings Back a Superstar From the 1950shttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/restoration-lockheed-starliner-180960064/The Starliner was stylish, but became obsolete in the jet age. Now it’s being restored. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Starship Enterprise: The Extended Missionhttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/star-trek-at-50-180960063/A half-century after its television debut, notable space and entertainment figures explore the impact of <em>Star Trek.</em>Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000The Last Words of Otto Lilienthalhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/last-words-otto-lilienthal-180960084/Germany’s “Flying Man” was the most successful aviator of his day.Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:27:05 +0000Amelia Earhart Slept Herehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/amelia-earhart-slept-here-180959836/The country’s first airport hotel opened in Oakland, California, in 1929.Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:44:51 +0000