AircraftMilitary, commercial and experimental vehicles designed for flight in the Earth’s atmosphere
The tricks that keep the engine from knowing it’s not right side up.
May 2002 | By Patricia Trenner
May 2002 | By Major Arthur Tomassetti
The last flying D.H.89 Dragon Rapide in the United States.
March 2002 | By Diane Tedeschi
Fifty years ago, cold-war games halted all civilian air traffic—long before September 11 did the same.
March 2002 | By Roger A. Mola
The F-111: In Australia, an airplane for all seasons.
March 2002 | By William Triplett
March 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
The Turkish Air Demo team is winning friends at home with its seven Northrop F-5s.
January 2002 | By Roger A. Mola
Are government and industry doing enough to make the sky secure?
January 2002 | By Lester A. Reingold
Birds do it, bees do it. Can two weird aircraft make aviation history doing it?
January 2002 | By Graham Chandler
Why you remain conscious at 30,000 feet.
January 2002 | By George C. Larson
What a satellite can do, balloons can do cheaper.
January 2002 | By T. A. Heppenheimer
ASM-N-2 Guided Missle
January 2002 | By Jim Sweeney
Every pilot needs a place to work.
January 2002 | By Eric Long and Mark Avino
At the USAF Fighter Weapons School in 1957, the instructors were mean, but the aircraft were meaner.
January 2002 | By Robert A. Hanson
An ingenious new use for an old Cessna.
January 2002 | By Richard Sassaman
After Pearl Harbor, the Japanese planned to strike the United States with aircraft borne by giant submarines. If it worked, the Atlantic fleet would be trapped.
November 2001 | By Thomas S. Momiyama
The Diamond is the only one of its kind ever built.
November 2001 | By Becki Bell
They torpedoed enemy ships during World War II. Now they fight fire.
November 2001 | By Marshall Lumsden
World War II aircraft that were shot to hell—and came back.
November 2001 | By Cory Graff
November 2001 | By Diane Tedeschi