National Air and Space Museum

Amelia Earhart flew this Lockheed 5B Vega solo across the Atlantic and non-stop across the United States -- both firsts for a woman. Earhart left a greater legacy than her many record flights. She also helped promote aviation and air travel, especially among women, and proved that a woman could handle an airplane as well as a man.

Transforming the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery

December 20th, 2019, 2:51PM
The aircraft that enjoyed what was perhaps the longest and most successful career in air racing history was Steve Wittman's Chief Oshkosh, known in the post-World War II era as Buster. From 1931 until its retirement in 1954, this midget racer set records and took numerous trophies in class races and free-for-alls

The Many Lives of Buster the Air Racer

December 20th, 2019, 2:42PM
A view of the Ellinikon International Airport in Athens, Greece, which closed in 2001. This photo of the now-defunct airport was taken in 2007. Credit: Alexandros Lambrovassilis

Photographing an Airport in Transition

April 13th, 2018, 11:21AM