Aviation PioneersIndividuals on the frontier of flight, including the Wright brothers, Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh
The grandson of Amelia Earhart's photographer will carry her scarf higher than she ever did—into orbit.
October 23, 2009 | By Jill Michaels
It didn't all happen at Kitty Hawk.
July 2009 | By Roger A. Mola
From five witnesses came a family tradition to honor the moment the airplane was born.
January 2009 | By Tom Crouch
Five years after Kitty Hawk, the Wrights finally showed the world their invention.
August 29, 2008 | By Tom D. Crouch
Feng Ru made history on the California coast, then introduced airplanes to his native land.
August 13, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
For their first airshows, the Wright exhibition team relied on the Model B.
March 19, 2008 | By Paul Glenshaw
A new biography details the exploits of teenage aviation pioneer Cromwell Dixon.
March 01, 2008 | By Tom Harpole
The aviation pioneer chronicled his life and work in a once rare (but now freely downloadable) 1912 book.
March 01, 2008 | By airspacemag.com
The seaplane Glenn Curtiss designed in 1914 may have had trouble on the ocean, but its reproduction is delighting a whole town on a lake.
March 2008 | By James Wynbrandt
Take our Earhart quiz and find out.
July 2007 | By airspacemag.com
When she vanished-70 years ago this July-she was as big a star as Greta Garbo. Is that why some are still driven to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart?
July 2007 | By Paul Hoversten
The Library of Congress manuscript specialist looks after some of aviation's most historic documents.
July 2007 | By Pat Trenner
The Spirit of Santos-Dumont
November 2006 | By Bettina H. Chavanne
Aviation historians and restorers get a rare peek at a 98-year-old engine.
November 2006 | By Linda Shiner
Some Lindys are luckier than others.
November 01, 2006 | By Joe Pappalardo
Stanley King's memorabilia collection.
September 2006 | By Diane Tedeschi
Has Hammondsport, New York, done right by its most famous citizen?
July 2006 | By Phil Scott
Wealthy beyond measure and weird beyond belief, Howard Hughes was an aerospace leviathan.
November 2004 | By Preston Lerner
No airplane in the world could outshine Howard Hughes' H-1 Racer--until Jim Wright built a copy of it.
May 2003 | By Preston Lerner
To understand the brothers, one historian found that what you know is less important than who you know.
March 2003 | By Tom D. Crouch