History | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/history-of-flight/RSS feed for HistoryenFri, 22 Jan 2016 17:18:11 +0000Terror Over Londonhttp://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/terror-over-london-180957909/A new book recalls the city’s first blitz during World War I.Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:18:11 +0000Clifford Turpin, King of the Airhttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/from-here-to-obscurity-180957778/He was one of the great original airshow pilots. Why did he hide his past?Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:00:00 +0000The Thunderpiglet and Other Famous Failureshttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/technically-speaking-trials-and-errors-180957779/Fail at the drawing board and you fail in the air.Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:00:00 +0000The Underwater Airshiphttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/soundings-underwater-airship-180957786/Exploring the wreckage of the USS <i>Macon</i>, which went down off the California coast 80 years ago.Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:00:00 +0000Across the Continent in a Homebuilthttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/across-continent-homebuilt-distance-180957787/Some pilots build airplanes just to travel far.Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:00:00 +0000Bob Gilruth, the Quiet Force Behind Apollohttp://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/quiet-force-behind-apollo-180957788/How a research engineer came to lead NASA to the moon. Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:00:00 +0000What Are Those Giant Arrows Dotting the American Landscape?http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/soundings-arrow-quest-180957833/And no, they aren’t alien markings.Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:00:00 +0000Our Top 10 Stories of 2015http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/our-top-10-aviation-space-stories-2015-180957651/The most-viewed stories on AirSpaceMag.com this year included coverage of the massive WW2 flyover in D.C. and a rare SR-71 Blackbird crash.Mon, 28 Dec 2015 19:11:23 +0000