CenturiesAviation innovations, milestones and developments from the 18th through the 21st century
For an air racing legend named Rare Bear, yes.
September 29, 2009 | By Diane Tedeschi
What was hot—and what was not—at the 2009 National Championship Air Races.
September 28, 2009 | By Linda Shiner
We bring you 10 great ideas that made flying safer, easier, or just a whole lot more fun.
September 2009 | By The Editors
A virtual race to mark the 100th anniversary of the world’s first air meet
August 25, 2009 | By Tony Reichhardt
The 11-17 August issue of Flight International, a global aerospace weekly published in the United Kingdom, noted the results of a poll that asked if the Boeing 787, Airbus 400M, or another slowly evolving work in progress would be the first to make a maiden flight:
August 18, 2009 | By Pat Trenner
A look inside the Smithsonian's Stratoliner.
August 14, 2009 | By Paul Hoversten
Astronauts had to swim before they could walk.
August 11, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
Alan Bean’s moonscapes show what photographs can’t.
August 2009 | By The Editors
Most pilots would head away from a thermonuclear explosion.
August 2009 | By Mark Wolverton
Do aviators make better leaders?
August 2009 | By Barrett Tillman
An embattled Florida field had more than history on its side.
August 2009 | By Carl Posey
August 2009 | By George C. Larson, member, NAA
Armed with their checklists, the Apollo astronauts literally read themselves to the moon.
July 20, 2009 | By Matthew Hersch
As the first lunar explorers prepared to launch, artist Paul Calle was in the room, quietly sketching away.
July 17, 2009 | By Michael Klesius
A collection of otherworldly paintings goes on display at the National Air and Space Museum.
July 15, 2009 | By The Editors
It didn't all happen at Kitty Hawk.
July 2009 | By Roger A. Mola
If Lockheed’s Constellation was the hare, the Douglas DC-6 was the oh-so-reliable tortoise.
July 2009 | By Kara Platoni
Courtroom sketches from aviation's Trial of the Century.
July 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
Diagnosis: Collective Panic Attack. Cause: Count von Zeppelin.
July 2009 | By Dan Vergano
A B-47 pilot remembers when an airplane—and Curtis LeMay—stiffened the spine of the Strategic Air Command
July 2009 | By Walter J. Boyne