Turns out that jets are like waffles: The U.S. Army Air Forces was tempted to throw its first one away.
September 2005 | By William E. Burrows
How all U.S. Air Force pilots since 1968 have met their Mach.
September 2005 | By Peter Garrison
Scramjet power? Simple: Keep a match lit in a 7,000-mph wind.
July 2005 | By Michael Milstein
The secret to a spyplane's eternal youth is a new suite of gadgets installed on a classic chassis.
March 2005 | By William E. Burrows
What do you call a Temco TT-1 Pinto trainer with a new engine? A rare breed with a lot of giddyup-and-go.
March 2005 | By Jay Miller
In combat trials, the RQ-4A unmanned reconnaissance aircraft showed intelligence analysts what it means to have eyes like a Hawk.
January 2005 | By John Croft
What gives the restored warbirds of the Flying Heritage Collection their sparkle?
November 2004 | By Peter Garrison
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
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
Everything is in place for the development of a supersonic business jet-except U.S. Federal Aviation Regulations.
March 2004 | By Ron Swanada
Ice kills. That's why engineers continue to invent new ways to keep it off airplane wings.
March 2004 | By Tim Wright
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
De Havilland's D.H. 106 Comet blazed the commercial jet trail but broke its nation's heart.
January 2004 | By Phil Scott
How Airbus got to be number one.
November 2003 | By Bill Sweetman
The EWO and the MIRV: Cold war talk for an RC-135 crew's lucky day.
November 2003 | By Robert L. Brown
Why the cold war forced the British government to choose between keeping a friend and arming an enemy.
September 2003 | By Jeffrey A. Engel
Fifty years ago, North Korea's secret allies plotted to heist from the United States a North American F-86.
July 2003 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
Target: Soviet weapons plant. Mission: Low-altitude bombing. Payload: Nuclear. Problem: Getting back.
May 2003 | By Marshall Michel