Aviation ErasPeriods of innovation in the history of aviation from early flight to the modern age
In a Cessna 172, no less.
March 22, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
One of Lockheed’s former chief test pilots for high altitude reconnaissance describes the joys and terrors of the U-2.
March 2012 | By Linda Shiner
Once a top secret, the U-2 is one photogenic spyplane.
March 20, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
A look back at Claude Grahame-White's 1910 landing next to the White House.
March 15, 2012 | By Heather Goss
A bizarre case of mistaken identity almost cost a World War II B-17 commander his life.
March 13, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
How the world looks from inside the flock.
March 07, 2012 | By The Editors
Grant Morton wasn't the first to parachute from an airplane, or even the second.
March 01, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
In February 1912, Capt. Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from an airplane.
February 29, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
With the F-35, Lockheed Martin takes a turn trying to make one combat plane that can do everything.
February 2012 | By Richard Whittle
Let's hope Icon's A5 fares better in the marketplace.
February 21, 2012 | By Pat Trenner
In 1957, the Narco Superhomer was The Great New Thing.
February 14, 2012 | By George Larson
When wild liveries and outrageous uniforms were the norm.
February 09, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The first Hollywood movie showcasing airline travel, Three Guys Named Mike, came out in 1951.
January 19, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Phantoms v. MiGs over Florida in 1962.
January 09, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
How a 1940s Interstate Cadet trainer sent a famous airshow pilot on a journey to find a kindred spirit.
January 2012 | By John Fleischman
Remote-control models face off in the Extreme Flight Championships.
January 2012 | By Preston Lerner
A retrospective of Burt Rutan's high-performance art.
January 2012 | By The Editors
The Boeing 247 was the Dreamliner of its day.
January 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
To nail the air-to-air shot, pilot and photographer have to work together like, well, this pair.
January 2012 | By Debbie Gary
Twenty-five years ago, Burt Rutan’s Voyager became the first aircraft to make an around-the-world flight without refueling.
January 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA