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In the 1950s, the Mach 2+ B-58 Hustler seemed a safe bet to win the arms race.
January 2006 | By Dale Smith
On an uncharted world, a little spacecraft saw a lot in a very short time.
November 2005 | By Tony Reichhardt
The new Eclipse 500 lightjet will no doubt make a lot of customers happy
November 2005 | By David Noland
When President John Kennedy contemplated nuclear war, what went through the minds of the U.S. bomber crews?
November 2005 | By Thomas Jones
Debriefing the pilots who got the first crack at the F-22.
November 2005 | By Carl Hoffman
Hush, hush, sweet SST. Engineers are inventing a supersonic airplane that won't bust windows.
November 2005 | By T.A. Heppenheimer
Bucks County aviation fans found an ingenious way to preserve their grass-strip airport: They made it a county park
November 2005 | By John Fleischman
Sometimes an entire era is represented by a single career.
September 2005 | By Geoffrey Little
A South African company revives a 1950s airliner and the lost art of elegant travel.
September 2005 | By Sam Goldberg
Meet the engine that became embroiled in round one of Boeing v. Airbus, a fight fueled by the cost of oil.
September 2005 | By Bill Sweetman
Enter Einstein's grand construct of gravitational wonders, and do not attempt to adjust your television set.
September 2005 | By Trudy E. Bell
Turns out that jets are like waffles: The U.S. Army Air Forces was tempted to throw its first one away.
September 2005 | By William E. Burrows
How all U.S. Air Force pilots since 1968 have met their Mach.
September 2005 | By Peter Garrison
With Russian Yaks, a small group of French pilots fought like hell to drive the Germans out of the Soviet Union.
September 2005 | By Carl Posey
If you fall off your horse...
July 2005 | By Brian Binnie
To watch a friend begin his expedition to the International Space Station, our correspondent travels to emptiest Kazakhstan.
July 2005 | By George C. Larson
Scramjet power? Simple: Keep a match lit in a 7,000-mph wind.
July 2005 | By Michael Milstein
In the department of flood recovery, Noah and his ark got nuthin' on the folks at this little airport-except that many of the aircraft they saved are ones, not twos, of a kind.
July 2005 | By Linda Shiner
It's getting harder to find good help these days. So these space engineers built their own
July 2005 | By Michael Behar
Meet the men who kept the Thunderbolts flying.
July 2005 | By Thomas D. Jones and Robert F. Dorr