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Viewport, Letters, What’s Up, Soundings, In the Museum, Above & Beyond, Flights
Sightings, Reviews & Previews, Credits, Forecast, Moments & Milestones
The Last Shuttle Flight
How four astronauts closed out a 30-year space program.
By Tony Reichhardt
Drone for Hire
Soon, you may get the feeling you're being watched.
By James R. Chiles
How Things Work: Trim Tabs
Pilots' little helpers that have sometimes gone awry.
By Roger A. Mola
The Beech Boys
If everyone had an airplane across the USA, these pilots would make it a Beech
By David Freed
After working for years to build an airplane, DIY'ers hope the inspector will
show up with a pink slip.
By Sarah Brown
The Ordeal of VF-653
Corsairs and courage in Korea.
By David Sears
Save Earth! Private satellite, global goal.
By Bruce Lieberman
Inches to Go
A human-powered helicopter built by students could win a cool--very
By Paul Glenshaw