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115 years ago today, three Swedish explorers set off on the only attempt ever to reach the Pole by balloon.
July 11, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Daily dispatches from one of the world's great airshows.
July 09, 2012 | By Irene Klotz
When the AirBurr flying robot crashes into an obstacle, it rights itself and keeps going.
July 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
During World War II, a raven helped alert the city to approaching bombers.
July 02, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Naval aviators push Qaddafi's buttons in a 1981 exercise.
July 2012 | By Commander Thompson E. Sanders U.S. Navy (Ret.)
For the first time since World War II, fighters are stationed at RAF Northolt.
July 2012 | By Carl Posey
The Dreamliner’s quiet revolution.
July 2012 | By Stephen Joiner
The Coléoptère was one weird-looking aircraft.
July 2012 | By Jeremy Davis
The first newspaper ad for an airplane appeared 103 years ago today.
June 27, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Do you ask for exactly three, not four ice cubes in your beverage? Flight attendants might think of you as a problem passenger.
June 25, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The call that makes every Apache pilot freeze.
June 18, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
How psychologists conditioned soldiers and civilians to the sounds of combat during World War II.
June 07, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The legendary WWII fighter wasn't so fast getting out of the factory.
May 23, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Europe’s frontline fighter is a marvel of technology.
May 21, 2012 | By Carl Posey
An interview with the President and CEO of the Experimental Aircraft Association.
May 2012 | By Linda Shiner
Long before Swanson's TV dinner, there was the Maxson Sky Plate.
May 17, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Text messaging, from 1912 to 2012.
May 14, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Want to get your message across in letters as tall as the Empire State Building and stretching across eight miles of sky? Call The Geico Skytypers.
May 08, 2012 | By Linda Shiner
For a mere $300,000, you can buy this unique stealthy seagoing vessel.
May 04, 2012 | By Pat Trenner
The Run for the Roses starts with a flight to Churchill Downs.
May 04, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel