Air TravelCommercial flight, including airlines and airports
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
In 1921, the famous flier did a stint in the Oklahoma state penitentiary.
July 25, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
He was famous as a pioneer of personal computing, but I got to meet him because of one of his rare failures.
July 09, 2013 | By George Larson
For a century, each has shaped the other.
June 2013 | By Julie Decker and Jeremy Kinney
Progress in Power and Safety
June 01, 2013 | By J.R. Dailey
How technology and an FAA regional office ended it.
June 2013 | By Greg Freiherr
Where airplanes have floats, and everybody flies.
June 2013 | By Carl Posey
For 50 years, the world has reached the mountain on airplanes from one small town.
June 2013 | By Larry Lowe
The Father of the 747 takes his inspiration from Teddy Roosevelt.
May 03, 2013 | By Linda Shiner
To keep from laying off Air Traffic Controllers, Congress grabbed money intended to improve airport safety.
May 03, 2013 | By George Larson
The evolution of the stewardess, from airborne homemaker to aerial sex kitten.
April 25, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Wrecked aircraft from around the world are showcased in Dietmar Eckell's forthcoming book.
April 23, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Despite plans for a mooring station, only one airship ever docked at the Empire State Building.
April 01, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
The parasitic aircraft of Britain’s Short Brothers.
April 2013 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
Bad news for air traffic controllers, but the traveling public and small aircraft pilots should see little impact.
March 27, 2013 | By George Larson
If they're introducing new technology, problems are almost guaranteed.
January 15, 2013 | By George Larson
Panic attacks in an airliner? Try a smaller airplane, with a friend as your pilot.
January 2013 | By Jeremy Davis
In 1955, some transatlantic flights still offered sleeper berths.
January 2013 | By Mariana Gosnell
Sometimes passengers and crew are downright inhuman.
November 21, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
How far does a trip have to be to travel by air? Answer our poll.
November 13, 2012 | By George Larson