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Oumuamua

Signs

We've been listening for extraterrestrials. Now we're starting to look.

Pan Am Clipper America first transatlantic flight
707 model
Tucker flies above Oshkosh

The Inimitable Sean D. Tucker

In 1,300 performances over 42 years, one airshow star flew above the rest.

MiG-29s

Scramble!

NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission calls on an age-old combination of quick reaction and hot jets.

F-15c Baltic rotations

'For Whatever Reason, When I Was on Alert, They Flew'

"For Whatever Reason, When I Was on Alert, They Flew."

Perry Young

How Perry Young Broke the Color Barrier

A black pilot and a small helicopter airline moved faster than the speed of law.

Apollo astronauts in survival training

Pieces of Apollo

A new book uses 50 objects to tell the story of America's greatest adventure.

Supermarine Spitfire and North American P-51

The Perfect Airplane Wing

Is it thick or thin, elliptical or squared, straight or cranked? Yes.

Departments

Soundings

To Remember the Moonshot

The U.S. Mint marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

Milestone

A CubeSat at Mars

For space exploration, small is powerful.

Above & Beyond

Au revoir, Concorde

A&S NEXT

I Love My Job and Here's How I Got It

Connor Duchen, Analyst, SkyWorks Capital, talks about data and deals.

A&S NEXT

The Ping-Pong Flight

Only two of the 41,000 balls dropped in 1936 have—so far—shown up.

A&S NEXT

Aviation's Social Network

The foundation that helps young people become players in ‘the sporty game.’

Reviews & Previews

If Only Vulcans Were Real