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
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
A new emergency warning system will be tested on Wednesday -- 60 years after another radio network warned Americans of Cold War air raids.
November 07, 2011 | By Roger Mola
Each day this week until September 11, the National Museum of American History is displaying artifacts recovered from the horrific crash of United Airlines Flight 93 a decade ago...
September 07, 2011 | By Roger Mola
Unmanned aerial vehicles redefine the term "nonstop flight."
September 2011 | By Michael Milstein
The Army’s CH-47 Chinook helicopter has flown a stunning but standard maneuver—the aft-wheel pinnacle landing—since 1962. In Iraq and Afghanistan, the move has reached its peak. This month as many as 5,000 pairs of boots will leave the ground, with a goal to extract 33,000 by next September. Many will exit the same way they [...]
August 10, 2011 | By Roger Mola