History Stories
CATEGORY: Aircraft
Newly-Discovered Blueprints May Allow Legendary WWII Plane to Fly Again
August 8, 2017

It’s been called one of the greatest planes of World War II—and it might be making a comeback. Read More

Can Drones Revolutionize Archaeology?
April 29, 2014

Learn how archaeologists are discovering the most ancient of artifacts utilizing the most high-tech of tools. Read More

Wiley Post Makes History
July 22, 2013

Eighty years ago, American aviator Wiley Post became the first person to fly solo around the globe. Read More

The Hunt for L’Oiseau Blanc
June 25, 2013

In the search for one of the most famous missing planes in history, all signs point to a tiny, remote island off the coast of Newfoundland. Read More

In Connecticut, Wright Brothers No Longer “First in Flight”
June 6, 2013

The Connecticut Senate has passed legislation effectively stripping Wilbur and Orville Wright of recognition for the first powered flight in history. Read More