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Mooney AcclaimThe first thing you will notice about any Mooney aircraft is its tail. Slanted...
According to Dale Klapmeier, cofounder and vice chairman of Cirrus Design, customers are lining...
NetJets Since 1986, when richard Santulli, a Goldman Sachs executive at the time, decided that he...
HondaJet With its long, narrow nose and two jet engines perched on pylons above its wings, the...
As the plane readies for takeoff, a controller’s voice comes over the headphones: "We’ve got an...
Erik Lindbergh showed how far general aviation has progressed over the decades, when, five years...
Private helicopter/airplane hybrids are winging our way. As of December, fliers had placed 65...
August Henningsen, the CEO of Lufthansa Technik, remembers the 2000 Olympics well. “That was when...
Five years ago, Honda Motor Co. engineer Michimasa Fujino wrote a technical paper in which he...
For an Allied pilot in World War II, few sights were as fearsome as that of the German...
In the sky above the Kalahari Desert, near the Jwaneng diamond mine in south central Botswana,...
Photograph by Kenneth Summers/ www.dreamstime.com.
Finally—after years of design and R&D, missed deadlines, and revised timetables—very light jets...
A newly formed racing organization flies in the face of the belief that sports are not rocket...
During the last decade, the top two commercial aircraft manufacturers also have dominated the...
On October 14, 1947, when an Air Force captain named Chuck Yeager flew a rocket-propelled Bell XS-1...
  Gianni Versace Spa (www.versace.com) could make private aviation even more fashionable. The firm—...
Air show pilot Michael Goulian has flown upside down thousands of times. This will be my first. I...
In 1949, a fellow named Molt Taylor, working in Longview, Wash., built a flying car. The vehicle,...
"Out of control at or below 10,000 feet: Eject.” Of all the warnings and cautions contained in the...
Near the end of a day full of speeches by scientists, entrepreneurs, and government officials...

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