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Patty Wagstaff’s Second Act
After you’ve become one of the biggest names in airshows, what’s next?
By Debbie Gary
Flights on Demand
If you think there’s nothing better than first-class air travel, try owning a piece of the jet.
By David Freed
Our experts separate the groundbreakers from the heartbreakers.
Spaceport at the Top of the World
A Swedish town braces for the next Space Age.
By Andrew Curry
How Things Work: Stopping the A380
Hint: Plan ahead.
By Mark Huber
For most of the space shuttle program, this man was the most powerful human in human spaceflights.
By Michael Cassutt
I Was There: “Boeing Will Never Try It”
When Douglas decided that flying an airliner past Mach 1 would be fun.
By Bill Wasserzieher
One man’s trash is another’s treasure—or, in this case, a world-class museum collection.
The Perfect Wind Storm
At a supersonic wind tunnel in Ohio, shock waves formed and walls moved—and that’s when things were going well.
By Jeremy Davis