AircraftMilitary, commercial and experimental vehicles designed for flight in the Earth’s atmosphere
Seddik Belyamani wrote the book on selling passenger jets.
July 2004 | By Bill Sweetman
There's hardly a combat mission that the A-4 Skyhawk hasn't flown.
July 2004 | By Graham Chandler
Once airliners implement this pending FAA rule, a spark will no longer become a flame.
July 2004 | By Damond Benningfield
We want speed! We want vertical lift! The Bell XV-3 Tilt-rotor was the first to satisfy all aeronautical tastes.
July 2004 | By Jay Miller
Never operate your airplane engine lean of peak exhaust gas temperature. These guys aren't buyin' it.
July 2004 | By George C. Larson
What they lacked in strength, World War II escort carriers made up in numbers...and the perseverance of their crews.
July 2004 | By James L. Noles, Jr
The smaller the airshow, the closer you get to the airplanes and pilots. (And the better the food.)
May 2004 | By Patricia Trenner
In which we survey the variety of objects to which a jet engine can be affixed.
May 2004 | By Roger A. Mola
Seven airmen talk about the event none wants to experience.
May 2004 | By Phil Scott
The only thing more durable than these Junkers Ju 52s are the mountains over which they now fly sightseers.
May 2004 | By Linda Shiner
U.S. soldiers in Vietnam heard rumors of ghosts; the Viet Cong chalked it up to bad luck.
May 2004 | By Roger Warner
Time and tide wait for no man, but they seem to linger a little around the flying paradise of the San Juan Islands.
May 2004 | By Tom Harpole
The Lockheed P-38 saved from an icy tomb is now the star attraction in a previously quiet Kentucky town.
March 2004 | By Carl Hoffman
Everything is in place for the development of a supersonic business jet-except U.S. Federal Aviation Regulations.
March 2004 | By Ron Swanada
There's a hard-to-define quality that can't be found on a flight chart or listed in an airport directory.
March 2004 | By Marshall Lumsden
With their own country occupied by Germany, French air cadets came to Alabama to learn to fly. Vive la Dixie!
March 2004 | By Janelle Dupont
Ice kills. That's why engineers continue to invent new ways to keep it off airplane wings.
March 2004 | By Tim Wright
In the Great Australian Tiger Moth Race, it's not whether you win or lose, but whether you can stand that damned uncomfortable cockpit long enough to even finish.
March 2004 | By Derek Grzelewski
A museum curator goes along for one last transatlantic voyage.
March 2004 | By Robert van der Linden
The Royal Air Force Vulcan, immense cold war bomber and aerodynamic marvel, has been sentenced to permanent museum exhibition.
January 2004 | By Craig Mellow