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Curtiss Model D

Let’s Go Antiquing

The dangers and demands of piloting vintage aircraft.

Two Bell UH-1Bs

Scramble Seawolves!

When Navy SEALs in the Mekong Delta needed help, salvation came from a pair of beat-up Hueys.

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Panoramic view of the Payson outcrop
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Life in the Universe Special: Life Among the Gas Giants

The search for signs of biology on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn.

Tsunami with Super Corsair

Born to Race

Just how close a pair of custom-built racers came to unseating the kings of Reno.

Lyndon Johnson

Campaign by Helicopter

In 1948, “All the Way with LBJ” meant scooting around Texas in a Bell 47D.

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Departments

Soundings

Indoor Airshow: Now With Drones

Interview

Interview: Chris Carter

The X-Files creator wants to believe.

In the Museum

Kudos for Pluto

Interview

The Shuttle’s First Crisis

A new book details the drama behind the launch of the world’s first reusable spaceship.