AviatorsEarly flight pioneers, military aviators and military and airline pilots
Breathes there the pilot with soul so dead who never to himself hath said, "I bet I can fly under that bridge"?
November 2001 | By Phil Scott
They torpedoed enemy ships during World War II. Now they fight fire.
November 2001 | By Marshall Lumsden
November 2001 | By Diane Tedeschi
November 2001 | By Tom Pinardo, as told to Vincent Czaplyski
A fighter pilot, his escort, and one hell of a coincidence.
September 2001 | By John Fleischman
September 2001 | By Russell Gregory
This hard-working band of pilots and fleet of weary airplanes keep the U.S. auto industry rolling along.
July 2001 | By Mark Huber
How two Lockheed F-104 Starfighters became airshow stars.
May 2001 | By Carl Hoffman
May 2001 | By Doug Hinton
Helicopter pilots play chicken with high-voltage power lines so crews can work on live wires.
March 2001 | By James R. Chiles
The wonderful, unworkable world of airplane design in the years before the Wright brothers.
March 2001 | By Phil Scott
A helicopter pilot recalls his peacekeeping tour of duty over one of the world's most strife-torn regions.
January 2001 | By Jonathan Knaul
Behind the glamour boys in X-planes is an entire profession making sure your Cessna has its wings on straight.
January 2001 | By D.C. Agle
Once swallowed whole by TWA, local Missouri favorite Ozark Air Lines flies again.
January 2001 | By Nan Chase
In December 1972, the B-52 bombers that North Vietnamese missile crews had been waiting for came to Hanoi. Night after night. Over virtually the same track.
January 2001 | By Marshall Michel
January 2001 | By Charles Spence
January 2001 | By William K. Kershner
As an F-4 Phantom pilot, I had tried to kill these men. And they had tried to kill me. I thought it was time we had a talk.
November 2000 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
Even before NASA was created, civilian and military labs were in search of spacemen.
September 2000 | By Tony Reichhardt
Two airmen and extraordinary courage.
July 2000 | By John Sotham