Experimental AircraftThe X-plane series and aircraft that have not been fully tested in flight
The Navy’s unmanned combat aircraft makes a historic takeoff, and prepares for carrier trials at sea.
December 06, 2012 | By John M. Doyle
Will UAVs become as indispensable for journalists as notepads and digital recorders?
November 16, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A Buckminster Fuller design was grounded in aerospace technology.
November 2012 | By Nick D’Alto
A gallery of traveling air- and spacecraft loaned out by the Smithsonian.
September 18, 2012 | By Heather Goss
The Coléoptère was one weird-looking aircraft.
July 2012 | By Jeremy Davis
Within months of its first flight, August Bellanca's Skyrocket II set five world speed records.
July 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
Ten of aviation's most famous hitch-hikers.
July 2012 | By Lynn Keillor
An interview with the President and CEO of the Experimental Aircraft Association.
May 2012 | By Linda Shiner
A retrospective of Burt Rutan's high-performance art.
January 2012 | By The Editors
Twenty-five years ago, Burt Rutan’s Voyager became the first aircraft to make an around-the-world flight without refueling.
January 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
What ever happened to the YB-49 and the XB-35?
August 16, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Every research aircraft poses a question. Sometimes the answer is "forget it."
August 2011 | By The Editors
Military aviation prepares for the inevitable.
July 2011 | By Michael Milstein
Flying. The other universal language.
July 2011 | By James Wynbrandt
CANCELLED: Israel's Arieh Fighter
March 2011 | By Gary Rashba
July 2010 | By Peter Garrison
May 2010 | By Robert M. White as told to Al Hallonquist
January 2010 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
After 2010, the only spaceplane in the U.S. inventory will be the Air Force's mysterious X-37.
January 2010 | By Michael Klesius
Even around other X-planes, the X-48B looks weird.
August 2009 | By Peter Garrison