AircraftMilitary, commercial and experimental vehicles designed for flight in the Earth’s atmosphere
What gives the restored warbirds of the Flying Heritage Collection their sparkle?
November 2004 | By Peter Garrison
Some say that Beech and Raytheon's turboprop failed because it tried too much, too soon.
September 2004 | By Mark Huber
The Civil Aeronautics Board and the FBI abandoned the case 47 years ago, but two amateur detectives are still searching for the cause of the crash of Pan Am 944.
September 2004 | By Gregg Herken with Ken Fortenberry
As utilitarian as a bucket and just as plain, Lockheed's C-130 has flown almost everything to almost everywhere.
September 2004 | By Carl Posey
The New England Air Museum discovers the power of Lockheed's 10.
September 2004 | By Phil Scott
The place to go for the world's best warbird-watching? Warbirds over Wanaka, New Zealand.
September 2004 | By Derek Grzelewski
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