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This 'Flightlapse' Offers a Stunning View of the Milky Way
A rare view of the night sky from inside the cockpit of a 777.
April 26, 2017
White House Helipad
Disks are rolled out onto the south lawn to absorb the impact of Marine One's wheels like giant coffee coasters.
Added by Elliot Carter
How a Wild West Showman Brought Man-Lifting Kites to the British Army
In the early 20th century, military daredevils soared high.
March 29, 2017
College Park, Maryland
College Park Airport and Aviation Museum
The world's oldest continuously operating airport was founded by the Wright Brothers and now has a museum.
Added by WhiskeyBristles
Meet Bessie Coleman, the First Black Woman to Get a Pilot's License
The fearless aviator was determined to fly.
March 01, 2017
The Female Space Sculptor Who Designed the Earliest Space and Aviation Helmets
Alice King Chatham's name is attached to some of the world's most pivotal aviation and space experiments.
January 18, 2017
Watch Planes Try to Land in the World's Windiest City
Flying into Wellington? Make sure that seatbelt is tightly fastened.
January 12, 2017
The Bird-Like Soviet Flying Machine That Never Quite Took Off
The Letatlin was ambitious, avant-garde, and very cool-looking.
January 10, 2017
The Obsessed, Feuding Searchers Still Looking for Amelia Earhart
She and her navigator disappeared nearly 80 years ago.
December 12, 2016
Belgrade Aviation Museum
In the hinterlands of Serbia's capital, a giant reflective mushroom houses an aeronautical history of the former Yugoslav republic.
Added by peadarheaney
There's Only One Government Agency With Its Own Special Anthem
The 1980s-era ditty is strangely catchy.
November 15, 2016
The Great Welsh Amelia Earhart Controversy
Where, exactly, the great aviator completed her transatlantic flight has caused some trouble in Wales.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
International Women's Air & Space Museum
A wonderful and easily overlooked museum tucked in Ohio's Burke Lakefront Airport.
Added by mattxshaver
Joining the Caterpillar Club is as Easy as Escaping a Fiery Plane
A golden bug worn on the lapel could indicate a life of adventure.
August 23, 2016
Zion's Hill, Caribbean Netherlands
Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport
The shortest in the world, this landing strip stretches a mere 1,312 feet before steep cliffs on either end plunge into the Caribbean.
Added by daviddoochin
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There’s an Art Deco Airport Lying Ruined in Brooklyn
Luckily, dedicated volunteers have been restoring the beautiful planes.
June 02, 2016
Owls Head, Maine
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Every plane, auto, and bicycle in this collection is kept in working order and are regularly demonstrated to the public.
Added by mrshouligan
Dimitrie Leonida Technical Museum
Check out engineering marvels of the past at this unintentionally retrofuturist museum.
Added by alleywaykid
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