for most of the past five decades, the National Air and Space Museum’s Lockheed P-38J Lightning remained disassembled in crates in a dusty storage facility in Suitland, Md., denied a space at th
Although David Sutton did not have to dig through 270 feet of snow and ice to acquire his first fighter jet—a Soviet-made, Poland-owned, 711 mph MiG-17—it did take him more than a year to comple
Inventor Woody Norris is on the verge of realizing his dream of building an inexpensive personal flying machine.
The Moller M400 Skycar, a personal vertical takeoff and landing vehicle, represents every gridlocked commuter’s dream: Move a lever, and your vehicle rises off the ground and speeds you to your de
The smart money is on Burt Rutan and his aerospace company, Scaled Composites, to win the Ansari X Prize.
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Piaggio Aero Industries’ P180 Avanti was first certified in 1990, but as the company struggled financially during the ensuing decade, the plane failed to gain favor among business fliers.
In 2001, when Cessna began considering a new midsize aircraft to replace its Citation Excel, which it had introduced in 1998, the objective was evolution rather than revolution.
You are aloft at 39,000 feet in your own fully enclosed first-class suite, with a leather seat that converts to a flat bed and doors that can be closed for privacy.
For a stretch of time in the mid-1990s, the U.S. Coast Guard was confronted with a dilemma that the Italian-made Agusta A109 Power helicopter eventually helped solve.
The philosophy at Lufthansa Technik, the German company that customizes interiors of wide-body jets, is that the airplane is an extension of the home.
Rob McGrath loathes commercial airports.
Five years ago, at the crest of a robust economy, membership in fractional aircraft ownership peaked.
Since Robb Report devoted its November 1989 cover story to collecting World War II aircraft, the popularity of the vintage planes has soared higher still.
Vern Raburn’s expectations are nothing if not dramatic. Raburn, CEO of Eclipse Aviation, believes that the Eclipse 500 will create a completely new method of transportation.