20th Century AviationAviation innovations, milestones and developments from 1901-2000
In the Great Australian Tiger Moth Race, it's not whether you win or lose, but whether you can stand that damned uncomfortable cockpit long enough to even finish.
March 2004 | By Derek Grzelewski
You know those little rockets made of wood and glue that you can stuff a motor in and launch from the field next door? These aren't them.
January 2004 | By Preston Lerner
With a Caribou, Mohawk, Bird Dog, Hueys, and Cobras, Army aviators are teaching the loudest history lesson you ever heard.
November 2003 | By Shelby G. Spires
Small artifacts that are the garnish of most museum exhibits make a satisfying main course in a new National Air and Space Museum book.
November 2003 | By airspacemag.com
They're the ones thinking outside the space capsule.
November 2003 | By James Oberg
When the old order changed in Hong Kong, it made way for a new set of problems for a historic aero club.
September 2003 | By Roger A. Mola
The astronaut who commanded the first shuttle flight after Challenger explains his decision.
July 2003 | By Richard Hauck
The Scud missiles causing so much anxiety in the world today are Soviet designs that originated in a weapon developed by the Nazis.
May 2003 | By Bruce Berkowitz
Inventions seldom resemble the refined devices that evolve from them
March 2003 | By The Editors
The inventions, institutions, gadgets, and lucky breaks that have shaped the story of the airplane.
March 2003 | By Roger Bilstein
When's the last time you caught a ride in an autogiro?
March 2003 | By T.A. Heppenheimer
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
Since 1919, this little airline has managed to keep its head above water
January 2003 | By Henry Scammell
If Boeing's X-37 can maneuver politically as well as in space.
January 2003 | By Ben Iannotta
Grand miscalculations, unknown odds, miserable weather, vast distances—and unlikely adversaries.
September 2002 | By Carl Posey
Following in the footsteps of the man who invented space travel.
September 2002 | By Anatoly Zak
Launched 13 years ago, a rugged spacecraft send its last postcards from Jupiter.
September 2002 | By Tony Reichhardt
September 2002 | By Mary Collins
September 2002 | By Stuart Nixon