Aviation PioneersIndividuals on the frontier of flight, including the Wright brothers, Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh
The plane that taught Anne Morrow Lindbergh to fly is flying again.
April 2013 | By Paul Glenshaw
In the 1920’s, only one man held the key to aerial navigation.
February 2013 | By Roger Connor
The struggle to start Air-India.
November 2011 | By David Shaftel
A 100th anniversary remembrance of Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fiz.
September 2011 | By Charles Wiggin, As Told To Howard Eisenberg
September 2011 | By J.R. Dailey
An airshow superstar adds firefighting to her repertoire.
August 2011 | By Debbie Gary
Donald Hall's 1927 rush job.
July 2011 | By Tom Leech
Some were already heroes. Others were nowhere near where you would have expected them to be.
May 2011 | By Michael Klesius
Paul Garber: Eyewitness to History
May 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Back in 1951, sci-fi author Jack Finney had a few questions for the Smithsonian, like: How exactly would someone break in?
March 24, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Emory Malick, the first African-American pilot, wasn't known to historians until recently.
March 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
January 2011 | By Mary McKillop
The day Claude Grahame-White thrilled the crowd at the Boston-Harvard meet.
September 08, 2010 | By Gavin Mortimer
August 2010 | By Tom Crouch
Of wind, helium, and hope — plus the occasional disaster.
August 2010 | By Mark Karpel
July 2010 | By J.R. Dailey
July 2010 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
March 2010 | By Larry E. Tise
Meet Charles Lindbergh the barnstormer—as he interviews his oldest flying buddy.
January 2010 | By Giacinta Bradley Koontz
A peek into the logbooks of history’s notable pilots.
November 2009 | By Tom LeCompte