Modern AviationAn era from 1991 to the present marked by achievements in air and space flight, including unmanned aerial vehicles and the International Space Station
This hard-working band of pilots and fleet of weary airplanes keep the U.S. auto industry rolling along.
July 2001 | By Mark Huber
With new techniques in genetic experimentation, can biologists make hardier space dwellers?
July 2001 | By Kenneth S. Kosik
July 2001 | By Stuart Nixon
How two Lockheed F-104 Starfighters became airshow stars.
May 2001 | By Carl Hoffman
When the job demands ingenuity, NASA engineers whip gadgets worthy of James Bond.
May 2001 | By Eric Adams
Lesson learned: never send a man to do a machine's job.
May 2001 | By Linda Shiner
Sam Ting is on a mission: find the other half of the universe.
May 2001 | By Andrew Lawler
May 2001 | By O.H. Billmann
May 2001 | By Charles Spence
A new generation of satellites zooms in on a familiar planet.
March 2001 | By Tony Reichhardt
For every airplane, there's a region of the flight envelope into which it dare not fly.
March 2001 | By Peter Garrison
It ain't pretty, but it sure does work.
March 2001 | By John Sotham
Practically the entire world uses the metric system. Is it time for the United States to follow suit?
March 2001 | By Michael Milstein
Helicopter pilots play chicken with high-voltage power lines so crews can work on live wires.
March 2001 | By James R. Chiles
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
Airline accidents are usually the results of tragic mistakes, and prosecuting those responsible doesn't benefit anyone.
January 2001 | By Kenneth P. Quinn
Dixon White teaches students how to use parachutes to go up as well as down.
January 2001 | By Tom Harpole
For space navigators, the best course to a distant object is never a straight line.
January 2001 | By Michael Milstein
Once swallowed whole by TWA, local Missouri favorite Ozark Air Lines flies again.
January 2001 | By Nan Chase
January 2001 | By Charles Spence