Aircraft TypesPowered and unpowered aircraft, including fixed-wing, hybrid, rotary and lighter-than-air
Lesson learned: never send a man to do a machine's job.
May 2001 | By Linda Shiner
There's something down there. And it may be Antoine De Saint-Exupéry's P-38.
May 2001 | By Joseph Harriss
First it carried a Japanese bomb 5,000 miles across the Pacific. Then it carried Don Piccard across Minneapolis.
May 2001 | By Don Piccard
May 2001 | By F. Robert van der Linden
May 2001 | By Charles Spence
For every airplane, there's a region of the flight envelope into which it dare not fly.
March 2001 | By Peter Garrison
A Junkers Ju 88 is pulled from a Norwegian lake.
March 2001 | By Douglas Hinton
Helicopter pilots play chicken with high-voltage power lines so crews can work on live wires.
March 2001 | By James R. Chiles
Of course they copied it. The two airplanes could have been twins. But was the Soviets' Tu-4 truly an exact duplicate of the Boeing B-29?
March 2001 | By Von Hardesty
March 2001 | By Robert C. Mikesh
March 2001 | By E. Stuart Gregg
March 2001 | By Bruce Bohannon
A helicopter pilot recalls his peacekeeping tour of duty over one of the world's most strife-torn regions.
January 2001 | By Jonathan Knaul
Dixon White teaches students how to use parachutes to go up as well as down.
January 2001 | By Tom Harpole
Once swallowed whole by TWA, local Missouri favorite Ozark Air Lines flies again.
January 2001 | By Nan Chase
In December 1972, the B-52 bombers that North Vietnamese missile crews had been waiting for came to Hanoi. Night after night. Over virtually the same track.
January 2001 | By Marshall Michel
January 2001 | By Topper Sherwood
January 2001 | By Charles Spence
January 2001 | By Z. Byron Wolf
January 2001 | By William K. Kershner