AviatorsEarly flight pioneers, military aviators and military and airline pilots
Being on call means never knowing where you'll fly from one day to the next.
April 22, 2013 | By Steve Satre
The plane that taught Anne Morrow Lindbergh to fly is flying again.
April 2013 | By Paul Glenshaw
...and may cause a (minor) medical emergency.
March 06, 2013 | By Steve Satre
Can someone with only flight simulator experience take off and land an airplane on the first try? I wanted to find out.
February 06, 2013 | By Steve Satre
In the 1920’s, only one man held the key to aerial navigation.
February 2013 | By Roger Connor
Can an ordinary person take off and land an airplane on the first try, with only flight simulator experience? We put it to the test.
January 25, 2013 | By Steve Satre
When it comes to accuracy, Flight lost me at the walkaround.
November 14, 2012 | By Steve Satre
A U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation pilot describes what it’s like to fly three generations of ground attack aircraft.
August 14, 2012 | By Linda Shiner
The decision to divert to an alternate airport requires a close watch on the fuel gauge.
July 27, 2012 | By Steve Satre
Naval aviators push Qaddafi's buttons in a 1981 exercise.
July 2012 | By Commander Thompson E. Sanders U.S. Navy (Ret.)
When flying in Papua, be prepared for surprises.
July 2012 | By Nate Gordon
A Yak 3U gets to 10,000 feet in 125 seconds.
July 2012 | By George C. Larson
A rare chance to take the controls of a 1931 Stinson Tri-Motor.
June 15, 2012 | By Steve Satre
This year’s National Air and Space Museum lifetime achievement award winner, Burt Rutan, talks about music, golf and his favorite chair.
March 2012 | By Perry Turner
Want to set a record-breaking flight? You’ll need an observer from the National Aeronautic Association.
January 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Art and artifacts from the Marine front lines, now on display in Washington.
January 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
When the Navy retired the Tomcat, my father went with it.
January 2012 | By Brad Hooker
These Museum staffers and volunteers once served their country in the armed forces. Now they serve in a different way.
November 10, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
A flight of firsts.
November 07, 2011 | By Steve Satre
The struggle to start Air-India.
November 2011 | By David Shaftel