Golden Age of FlightThe 20 years between WWI and WWII that witnessed the growth of the aviation industry, the rise of air shows and the development of the first airliner
Page through these vintage magazine covers and return to a time when the world was vast and air travel was grand.
March 2004 | By Diane Tedeschi
There's a hard-to-define quality that can't be found on a flight chart or listed in an airport directory.
March 2004 | By Marshall Lumsden
Riches to rags and back again: A 1928 mailplane is reborn.
November 2003 | By Sam Goldberg
Why are so many Golden Age airplanes traveling the country together this fall?
September 2003 | By Mary Collins
Wooden propellers are like Louisville Sluggers: The distance.
July 2003 | By Tom Harpole
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
May 2002 | By Stuart Nixon
Why you remain conscious at 30,000 feet.
January 2002 | By George C. Larson
July 2001 | By Robert G. Pushkar
May 2001 | By F. Robert van der Linden
March 2001 | By Lester A. Reingold
January 2001 | By Walter S. Terry
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, had one brief, shining moment when airmail pilots used it as a stopover. Then they went away, leaving only memories.
October 1991 | By Donald Dale Jackson
It began as the prize for a seaplane race. It ended as the symbol of a contest among nations that foreshadowed war.
June 1988 | By Ron Dick