History of Flight | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet-history-flight/RSS feed for History of FlightenTue, 20 Nov 2018 13:33:16 +0000Mapping the Transcontinental Route for United Air Lines https://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/his-maps-put-united-states-focus-180970745/Hal Shelton’s natural-color maps of the United States gave air travelers a whole new way to see the country. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:33:16 +0000WWII, As It Really Lookedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/articles/long-forgotten-color-images-world-war-ii-180964300/A new book showcases long-forgotten color images of Britain in the Second World War.Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:09:28 +0000The Soviet City in the Skyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/soaring-city-180957990/In 1928, a Russian architect proposed taking urban living to new heights.Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:00:12 +0000Before the Meatballhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/before-meatball-180957709/NASA’s logo may have been cooler, but the NACA emblem was worn by famous pilots like Orville Wright and Eddie Rickenbacker.Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:18:29 +0000<i>Spirit of St. Louis</i> Replica Soars Over New Yorkhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/spirit-st-louis-replica-soars-over-new-york-180957525/The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome says the Ryan it spent decades building is the most authentic replica of Charles Lindbergh’s airplane ever built.Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:24:15 +0000Meeting Hanna Reitschhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/meeting-hanna-reitsch-180957337/In 1952, a young Frederick Forsyth met Hitler's personal pilot.Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:49:54 +0000More than Half a Century After <em>Bridge of Spies,</em> the U-2 Is Still Flyinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/sixty-five-years-after-its-famous-shootdown-u-2-still-flyingand-spying-180956924/The iconic Cold War spyplane has long outlived the Cold War.Thu, 15 Oct 2015 21:31:04 +0000Dive to the USS Macon Wreckhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/dive-uss-macon-wreck-180956305/Explorers on a six-month ocean mapping voyage are diving to the sunken airship today.Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:30:40 +0000The Ghost Army of World War IIhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/ghost-army-world-war-ii-180955617/In which a special unit used inflatable tanks, sound effects, and phony radio broadcasts to confuse the enemy.Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:11:31 +0000The First U.S. Air Law Was In a Town Without Airplaneshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/first-us-air-law-was-town-without-airplanes-180955524/In 1908, a nervous Florida town prepared for an aerial onslaught.Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:32:04 +0000