AircraftMilitary, commercial and experimental vehicles designed for flight in the Earth’s atmosphere
An interview with the President and CEO of the Experimental Aircraft Association.
May 2012 | By Linda Shiner
Not grounded, but close.
May 16, 2012 | By George Larson
Text messaging, from 1912 to 2012.
May 14, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The Air Force's most sophisticated fighter, the F-22, has a problem with its oxygen system, and increasingly, with its image.
May 11, 2012 | By George Larson
It started with a search for images of his hometown in China. Hundreds of miles of film later, he can't stop looking.
May 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The occupational hazards of flying the U-2.
May 2012 | By Mark Betancourt
The Moffett Field landmark may yet house aircraft again.
May 2012 | By Kara Platoni
Regional airliners powered by turboprop engines may be making a comeback.
April 27, 2012 | By George Larson
April 12, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
One company's attempt to help out in hard times.
April 06, 2012 | By George Larson
Street art revives ancient airplanes.
April 2012 | By Heather Goss
March 28, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
One of Lockheed’s former chief test pilots for high altitude reconnaissance describes the joys and terrors of the U-2.
March 2012 | By Linda Shiner
Once a top secret, the U-2 is one photogenic spyplane.
March 20, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
AND the company will pay you for the privilege.
March 09, 2012 | By Pat Trenner
With the F-35, Lockheed Martin takes a turn trying to make one combat plane that can do everything.
February 2012 | By Richard Whittle
February 27, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
Their assignment, 45 years ago: Drop mines over Vietnam, something no jet had ever done.
February 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Piloting an Apache helicopter almost always meant both hands and feet doing four different things at once.
February 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
By adding a little push, compound helicopters push the speed limit up to 300 mph.
January 30, 2012 | By George Larson