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Twenty-five years ago, Burt Rutan’s Voyager became the first aircraft to make an around-the-world flight without refueling.
January 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
Alert: If you see a Starfighter in a parking lot, contact this Dutch museum.
December 19, 2011 | By Pat Trenner
Would Chesley Sullenberger really want to be FAA Administrator?
December 12, 2011 | By George Larson
Whether you love it or hate it, John Gillespie Magee's "High Flight" remains the most enduring of aviation poems.
December 08, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
When the Eighth Air Force wanted to protect its bomber crews, it asked medieval armor specialists for advice.
November 21, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Remember when passengers used to toss lit cigarettes out the airplane window? Honest.
November 17, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Writer Joseph Heller drew on his own wartime experience for his 1961 masterpiece.
November 11, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
These Museum staffers and volunteers once served their country in the armed forces. Now they serve in a different way.
November 10, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
A new emergency warning system will be tested on Wednesday -- 60 years after another radio network warned Americans of Cold War air raids.
November 07, 2011 | By Roger Mola
A new book highlights the final Gathering of Mustangs in 2007.
November 02, 2011 | By Pat Trenner
The struggle to start Air-India.
November 2011 | By David Shaftel
The big bomber's little-known errands of mercy.
October 27, 2011 | By Guy Longshore
One hundred years ago this Sunday, on October 23, 1911, Captain Carlo Piazza climbed onto his spindly Blériot XI and made military history.
October 21, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Teams gathered their experimental planes in Santa Rosa, California last week for a competition of their environmental industriousness.
October 03, 2011 | By Heather Goss
A new book reopens (for the umpteenth time) the 50-year-old mystery of how, or rather why, U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld and 15 others died in a plane crash on September 18, 1961.
September 30, 2011 | By Tony Reichhardt
Designs for a fanciful Civil War airplane fetch big bucks at auction.
September 30, 2011 | By Mary Paltzer
The Canadian Air & Space Museum arrived last Tuesday to an eviction notice, a team of locksmiths and the news that four ice rinks were to be built in their space.
September 22, 2011 | By Heather Goss
Ernie Pyle's aviation and war dispatches.
September 16, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
This summer the X-47B unmanned combat aircraft made its first arrested landing on the USS Eisenhower. Well, actually it was an F/A-18D Hornet (left) operating as a surrogate, using the software and [...]
September 12, 2011 | By Roger Mola
Each day this week until September 11, the National Museum of American History is displaying artifacts recovered from the horrific crash of United Airlines Flight 93 a decade ago...
September 07, 2011 | By Roger Mola