Aircraft TypesPowered and unpowered aircraft, including fixed-wing, hybrid, rotary and lighter-than-air
September 1998 | By Lester A. Reingold
A dedicated craftsman explores the invention of the airplane by recreating its predecessors.
May 1998 | By Tom Crouch
Sometimes the hardest design challenge isn't getting aircraft into the air but getting them back on the ground.
March 1998 | By John Sotham
For pilots shot down over North Vietnam, the way home was jolly and green.
July 1997 | By Robert Hanson
Test pilot Glen Edwards kept book on the Flying Wing. Now we know what he thought of the airplane he died in.
July 1997 | By Daniel Ford
Four aircraft so ugly they could only be published on the web...
June 1997 | By Air & Space staff
Grumman's triple-tail, bug-eyed, heat-seeking camera platform.
March 1997 | By John Sotham
It was the biggest warplane ever to wear an American star, and in the summer of '49 the Peacemaker found itself a war--in Washington.
April 1996 | By Daniel Ford
The bigger they are, the better they fly. And they're made in Russia.
January 1996 | By Craig Mellow
What has four wheels and flies? The dream of a roadable airplane continues.
January 1996 | By John Grossman
Jeff Ethell's Pireps
January 1995 | By Jeff Ethell
A B-57 crew faced the end of the world.
January 1994 | By Edwards Park
Memoirs of Korea by an acclaimed novelist.
November 1991 | By James Salter
In 1947, no airplane had ever gone faster than the speed of sound.
December 1990 | By Stephan Wilkinson
The romance behind the famous B-17’s name.
May 1990 | By Elaine de Man
It began as the prize for a seaplane race. It ended as the symbol of a contest among nations that foreshadowed war.
June 1988 | By Ron Dick
The story of the prototype 707.
May 1987 | By R.G. Thompson