Aviation PioneersIndividuals on the frontier of flight, including the Wright brothers, Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh
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
How the 1903 Flyer got where it is today.
March 2003 | By Peter L. Jakab
Find out why the world's first controllable airplane was a bear to control.
March 2003 | By Phaedra Hise
The airplane debuted to rave reviews.
March 2003 | By Mary Collins
When a private collection of Wright Company papers went public, we discovered that many of our notions about the Wrights' business practices were wrong.
March 2003 | By Douglas Gantenbein
Machines alone could not have pushed the airplane forward.
March 2003 | By Patricia Trenner
You wouldn't have wanted to be along on most of them.
March 2003 | By Perry Turner
Building a replica of the first airplane requires a certain resourcefulness. Anybody got any horsehide glue?
January 2003 | By Phaedra Hise
November 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
Aerospace celebrities talk about the flights that changed their lives.
July 2002 | By Phil Scott
January 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
The Diamond is the only one of its kind ever built.
November 2001 | By Becki Bell