History | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/history-of-flight/RSS feed for HistoryenThu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000The Jungmeister, Built as a Luftwaffe Trainer, Once Ruled Air Racinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/bucker-bu-133c-jungmeister-180973986/Flown by champions, it remains a favorite today.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000In the 1930s Middle East, Airplanes Helped Open the Oil Fieldshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/adventures-above-oil-fields-180973979/Pilots flying for the Anglo-Persian Oil Company faced long distances, primitive airfields, sandstorms, breakdowns, and a hostile population.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000No Twin Mustang Has Ever Been Restored...Until Nowhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/last-long-distance-escorts-180973974/Last of the long-distance escorts.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000These Amateur Archaeologists Dig Up the Buzz Bombs That Fell on England in WW2https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/big-dig-buzz-bomb-180973972/Two brothers scour the English countryside for remnants of Hitler’s vengeance weapons.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000I Flew the Same Route as the 1920s Airmail Pilots, and Lived to Tell the Talehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/omaha-salt-lake-city-without-gps-180973967/From Omaha to Salt Lake City, without GPS.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000Neuve-Chapelle, France Was the First Town Ever Mapped From Aerial Photoshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/first-map-compiled-aerial-photographs-180973929/In 1915, the Royal Flying Corps tried a new method for map-making.Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:00:00 +0000More Than a Century Later, Lilienthal and Wright Gliders Fly Together for the First Time at Kitty Hawkhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/more-century-later-lilienthal-and-wright-gliders-fly-together-first-time-kitty-hawk-180973882/Reproductions of two of history’s most famous aircraft share the sky in North Carolina.Thu, 02 Jan 2020 13:00:00 +0000