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
Daily dispatches from one of the world's great airshows.
July 09, 2012 | By Irene Klotz
When the AirBurr flying robot crashes into an obstacle, it rights itself and keeps going.
July 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
For the first time since World War II, fighters are stationed at RAF Northolt.
July 2012 | By Carl Posey
The Dreamliner’s quiet revolution.
July 2012 | By Stephen Joiner
Do you ask for exactly three, not four ice cubes in your beverage? Flight attendants might think of you as a problem passenger.
June 25, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The call that makes every Apache pilot freeze.
June 18, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
An interview with the President and CEO of the Experimental Aircraft Association.
May 2012 | By Linda Shiner
Text messaging, from 1912 to 2012.
May 14, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Want to get your message across in letters as tall as the Empire State Building and stretching across eight miles of sky? Call The Geico Skytypers.
May 08, 2012 | By Linda Shiner
The Run for the Roses starts with a flight to Churchill Downs.
May 04, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
How the world looks from inside the flock.
March 07, 2012 | By The Editors
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
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
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
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
Would Chesley Sullenberger really want to be FAA Administrator?
December 12, 2011 | By George Larson