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September 2014

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French Racing Blue

Ettore Bugatti built fast cars—and just one airplane.

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Solved: The Mystery of the MiG-29

How U.S. intelligence services solved the mystery of a cold war killer.

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Chubby In A Vicious Way

One pilot called the Canadian biplane “chubby in a vicious way.”

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The Great Big, Beautiful Tomorrow

At the 1964 World’s Fair, the Space Age led the way to world peace, happiness, and fast cars.

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Barefoot Pilots of the Maldives

A remote island nation becomes a finishing school for floatplane pilots.

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The Incredible Shrinking Space Program

The next generation of planetary explorers.

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Special Introductory Airplane

Why older trainers often have the edge on newer ones.

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