History | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/history-of-flight/RSS feed for HistoryenFri, 16 Jul 2021 22:00:26 +0000A Prize-Winning Song Written by Two Utah High Schoolers Celebrates the Enduring Love of Annie and John Glennhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/2018-prize-winning-song-written-two-utah-high-schoolers-celebrated-enduring-love-annie-and-john-glenn-180974929/Annie Glenn died this week, two years after finalists in an NEA songwriting competition paid tribute to her and her astronaut husband.Wed, 20 May 2020 19:11:56 +0000We All Flyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/specialsections/we-all-fly-180978157/Our readers share their own adventures in the air.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 22:00:26 +0000The Search for Amelia Earharthttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/search-amelia-earhart-180978195/10 days, 48 airplanes, 250,000 square miles of ocean.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:00:00 +0000Australia to England, Alonehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/australia-england-alone-1933-180978194/Maude “Lores” Bonney flew halfway around the world just a few years after Lindbergh’s celebrated solo flight.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:00:00 +0000Wingwalker to the Rescuehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/wingwalker-rescue-180978193/Air-to-air rapid repair.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:00:00 +0000Mach 2 on the Concordehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/mach-2-concorde-180978189/Flying at twice the speed of sound was only part of the great airliner’s allure.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:00:00 +0000Across the Atlantic on the Hindenburghttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/crossing-atlantic-ihindenbergi-180978188/“Europe to America in under 60 hours—incredible!”Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:00:00 +0000Ike Learns to Flyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/ike-learns-fly-180978277/How Dwight D. Eisenhower got his ticket punched.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 04:00:00 +0000Aboard World War II Airplanes, It Was Strictly Smoking Allowedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/onboard-world-war-ii-airplane-it-was-smoking-allowed-180978272/Marlboro Country reached all the way up to 40,000 feet.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 04:00:00 +0000How the Airline Industry Got Wise to Seat Beltshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/how-airline-industry-got-wise-seat-belts-180978271/The complex history of a simple safety device.Fri, 16 Jul 2021 04:00:00 +0000