CenturiesAviation innovations, milestones and developments from the 18th through the 21st century
Helicopter ambulances could be hazardous
to your health.
July 2006 | By Bryan E. Bledsoe M.D.
It takes a big eye to see a missile coming.
July 2006 | By Sam Goldberg
New pilots, new government.
July 2006 | By George C. Larson
Far away in the Middle East, soapbox racing flies the hearts of military persons back home.
July 2006 | By Allan T. Duffin
Because airplanes must fly in the real world, the Air Force built a fake one.
May 2006 | By Ed Regis
Eleven airplanes you could only call "cute."
May 2006 | By Patricia Trenner
How a homebuilder's determination won liberty and experimental licenses for all.
May 2006 | By Ken Scott
At the Moosehead Lake seaplane fly-in, the dress is casual, the rules are bent, the competition is crazy, and the scenery is Maine.
May 2006 | By airspacemag.com
How do you align your brand with energy, superiority, and effervescence? Build the best private airplane collection in Europe and the most sophisticated museum to show it off.
March 2006 | By Bettina H. Chavanne
To build a space elevator, you'll need a very light car and a very strong string.
March 2006 | By Michael Milstein
On an uncharted world, a little spacecraft saw a lot in a very short time.
November 2005 | By Tony Reichhardt
Hush, hush, sweet SST. Engineers are inventing a supersonic airplane that won't bust windows.
November 2005 | By T.A. Heppenheimer
Meet the engine that became embroiled in round one of Boeing v. Airbus, a fight fueled by the cost of oil.
September 2005 | By Bill Sweetman
Ronald Reagan was president, there was still a Soviet Union, and a 19-year-old pilot set out to change the world.
July 2005 | By Tom LeCompte
To watch a friend begin his expedition to the International Space Station, our correspondent travels to emptiest Kazakhstan.
July 2005 | By George C. Larson
In the department of flood recovery, Noah and his ark got nuthin' on the folks at this little airport-except that many of the aircraft they saved are ones, not twos, of a kind.
July 2005 | By Linda Shiner
How NASA recovered from the Columbia tragedy and tackled the job of getting the shuttle flying again.
May 2005 | By Linda Shiner
Take two parts aerobatic skill, add daring, throw in obstacles and speed: Air racing's got a brand-new bag.
May 2005 | By Larry Lowe
First, get a high-paying day job.
May 2005 | By Phil Scott
T-34 owners are the latest to prove the value of good old-fashioned American ingenuity.
January 2005 | By Peter Garrison