CenturiesAviation innovations, milestones and developments from the 18th through the 21st century
The Germans had it. The Americans wanted it.
September 20, 2013 | By Diane Tedeschi
Seven decades after it first flew, the V-173 got its old look back.
September 17, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Stealth fighters, nuclear rocket designs, and a new lunar lander all were on display at MAKS 2013.
September 06, 2013 | By Anatoly Zak
Start with a camouflage paint job.
August 23, 2013 | By Roger A. Mola
Red Bull expands its wacky Flugtag competition to five cities this year.
August 22, 2013 | By Heather Goss
A chat with the director of Planes
July 17, 2013 | By Linda Shiner
A team from Toronto finally manages to keep a pedal-powered vehicle in the air for over a minute.
July 12, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Our June/July issue is the first produced for the tablet.
June 17, 2013 | By Linda Shiner
For a century, each has shaped the other.
June 2013 | By Julie Decker and Jeremy Kinney
The Waverider soars, thanks to the longest scramjet burn ever.
May 08, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
The Navy’s unmanned combat aircraft makes a historic takeoff, and prepares for carrier trials at sea.
December 06, 2012 | By John M. Doyle
Will UAVs become as indispensable for journalists as notepads and digital recorders?
November 16, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A Marine Corps pilot flies CASEVAC missions in Iraq.
September 2012 | By Rocky Checca
A new book documents the evolution of stewardesses from registered nurses to starlets in the sky.
September 18, 2012 | By Bruce McAllister and Stephan Wilkinson
All the Smithsonian’s one-of-a-kind aircraft
August 14, 2012 | By Patricia Trenner
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
The Coléoptère was one weird-looking aircraft.
July 2012 | By Jeremy Davis
Europe’s frontline fighter is a marvel of technology.
May 21, 2012 | By Carl Posey