June 2010 | By Lewis A. Bartlett
Why families still travel in Wacos.
June 2010 | By John Fleischman
Crashing test dummies into walls must not be enough fun for some people, so the engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center have upped the ante. These stoic mannequins were strapped inside an MD-500 helicopter last week and dropped from a height of 35 feet to test whether a honeycomb cushion shock ...
March 17, 2010 | By Tony Reichhardt
Some airplanes, like some friendships, improve with age.
March 2010 | By Linda Shiner
Bernard Pietenpol’s happiest moments came when he was flying one of his homebuilt airplanes—with a child or two in tow.
March 15, 2010 | By Diane Tedeschi
One of the most versatile aircraft of the Vietnam War appears on the verge of a comeback.
March 2010 | By William E. Burrows
January 2010 | By Tracy Wilkinson
The winning-est Bearcat in air racing steps up once more to the starting gate.
November 2009 | By Preston Lerner
When a Staggerwing casts its spell, it can surprise even Olive Ann Beech.
November 2009 | By James Wynbrandt
For an air racing legend named Rare Bear, yes.
September 29, 2009 | By Diane Tedeschi
A look inside the Smithsonian's Stratoliner.
August 14, 2009 | By Paul Hoversten
Square-tail Stearmans, straight-wing Wacos, and Hisso Jennies top the roster of antique airplanes at a captivating grass strip in Iowa.
January 2009 | By John Fleischman
January 2009 | By George C. Larson
January 2009 | By Michael Klesius
Less Haste, More Flying
January 2009 | By Paul Hoversten
It's an addiction. Admitting you have it is the first step.
December 03, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
Antique airplanes—the cream of the crop—fluttered around corn country to celebrate an air mail birthday.
November 18, 2008 | By airspacemag.com
From the designers who brought you the P-51 Mustang, an airplane with a complicated past…and a controversial present.
November 2008 | By Mark Huber
For this famous B-17, surviving 25 missions in World War II was the easy part.
November 2008 | By Mark Bernstein
A couple of strays join the prowl, and the world’s supply of flyable Grumman F7Fs increases by two-thirds.
October 24, 2008 | By Michael Klesius