History | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/history-of-flight/RSS feed for HistoryenTue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000Seven Oh Sevenhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/seven-oh-seven-180971257/The airplane that ushered in the Jet Age.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000The Ping-Pong Flighthttps://www.airspacemag.com/as-next/ping-pong-flight-180971253/Only two of the 41,000 balls dropped in 1936 have—so far—shown up.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000Commemorative Coin Throws a Curve at Apollo Historyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/remember-moonshot-180971250/The U.S. Mint marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000The Perfect Airplane Winghttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/perfect-airplane-wing-180971225/Is it thick or thin, elliptical or squared, straight or cranked? Yes.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000Au Revoir, Concordehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/au-revoir-concorde-180971223/The supersonic jet's last trip across the Atlantic.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000The Flight That Changed Everythinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/707-flight-changed-everything-180971219/When the 707 gave us the world.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000Restoration: The 1912 Olmstead Pusherhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/one-of-a-kind-times-two-180971216/A Smithsonian retiree brings a Wright-era airplane back to life.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000How Perry Young Broke Aviation's Color Barrierhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/how-perry-young-broke-color-barrier-180971214/A black pilot and a small helicopter airline moved faster than the speed of law.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000Fly Girlshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/fly-girls-180970903/During aviation’s golden age, female pilots struggled to participate.Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:59:27 +0000A Petrel’s Strange Journeyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/petrels-strange-journey-180970803/Why a rare British sailplane survived.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:17:36 +0000