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Photographs from the birth of air combat
January 2014 | By The Editors
Inside the president's airplane in the frantic hours after JFK's assassination.
November 21, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
In 1956, the Soviets held first place — briefly.
November 2013 | By Craig Mellow
Neil Armstrong's spacesuit and the Barefoot Bandit's pilot handbook also are among the items that museums can't—or won't—show you.
October 29, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Remarkable Wright brothers posters come up for auction.
October 16, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
In 1863, the world's first aerial photographer launched the world's largest balloon. It didn't go so well.
October 04, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
October 02, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
The Germans had it. The Americans wanted it.
September 20, 2013 | By Diane Tedeschi
Seven decades after it first flew, the V-173 got its old look back.
September 17, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Steve Hinton and Voodoo triumph at the National Championship Air Races.
September 16, 2013 | By Linda Shiner
His portrait is there, anyway, thanks to Italian state TV and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
September 13, 2013 | By Linda Shiner
Stealth fighters, nuclear rocket designs, and a new lunar lander all were on display at MAKS 2013.
September 06, 2013 | By Anatoly Zak
Bold missions called for bold architecture.
September 2013 | By Stuart W. Leslie
A Smithsonian curator evaluates recent challenges to the Wright brothers’ place in history.
September 2013 | By Tom Crouch
Start with a camouflage paint job.
August 23, 2013 | By Roger A. Mola
Red Bull expands its wacky Flugtag competition to five cities this year.
August 22, 2013 | By Heather Goss
A rare da Vinci codex on birdflight goes on display at the National Air and Space Museum.
August 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
In 1921, the famous flier did a stint in the Oklahoma state penitentiary.
July 25, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
A chat with the director of Planes
July 17, 2013 | By Linda Shiner
A team from Toronto finally manages to keep a pedal-powered vehicle in the air for over a minute.
July 12, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt