World War II was a singular happening in the world’s history and, although it is fading in history’s stream, its men and machines live on in film and…

Philip D Chinnery reports on Spectre missions and Special Tactics Squadron heroics in Mogadishu. ONE OF THE LAST foreign policy decisions mode by President George Bush, before his…

New nacelle designs show benefits of first steps to closer engine/airframe integration Aerospace researchers generally agree that step changes in efficiency for future commercial aircraft designs will only…

MIT sets out to prove its unconventional airliner delivers the benefits promised Aircraft all look the same these days because the traditional tube-and-wing shape works well, both technically…

Variable-speed drive systems Open up new possibilities for efficient rotorcraft Momentum is growing behind the desire for a step-change in rotary-wing performance. More speed is most often mentioned…

Composite wings and more-electric systems offer greater integration opportunities As the first engine maker to attach a fifth-generation civil turbofan to a more-electric aircraft’s all-composite primary structure wing,…

The efforts of aviation’s visionary designers have continually redefined the airplane, with some of their efforts going on to become icons that are recognized worldwide. The Spirit Up…

DA’S ЗООЕХС CHANGES ITS TUNE WITH SOME BLING FROM KTM’S POWERPARTS DIVISION! Last month you may have seen the beat-up standard pipe attached to the 3-hunge following its…

PARTIAL-POWER-LOSS PROBLEMS. On a Friday morning in August, my wife, my dog, and I took off from Princeton, New Jersey, in my Cessna 172M. We were headed 50…