In the span of years between the Jenny and the B-19, a great deal has happened in the growth of the airplane.
By Grover Loening21 min
Condors and Humming Birds
The confidential, inside facts on why the West Coast became the Promised Land for airplane manufacturers—told by our Pacific Coast Editor, who is a third-generation, dyed-in-the-wool Californian
By Charles F. McReynolds15 min
As We Were
Random reminiscences of the NACA of twenty-five years ago as told to the Coordinator of Research by Dr. George Lewis, John Victory, Dr. Edward Warner, Dr. William Durand, and others of the early organization
By S. Paul Johnston14 min
Twenty-Five Years of Progress in Materials
The Army has done a man-sized job in testing and using new materials.
By J. B. Johnson13 min
Air Transport Progress Through 25 Years
This is an "I knew them when" article about the airlines and their men, by one who ought to know.
By Fowler W. Barker13 min
The Growth of Army Aviation
From 1916 to 1941 an entirely new concept of air power has grown up in the Army. Here are some of the high lights of Army aviation history
Filling Up the Instrument Panel
Early airplanes had no instruments at all. Now a large transport has them by the score. This is a brief but interesting story of the development of aircraft instruments.
By Mortimer F. Bates12 min
The Messerschmitt Me 109 Radio
Here is an interesting description of the radio equipment now being used in one of the most popular Nazi fighters.
By William P. Lear11 min
Twenty-Five Years of Engine Development*
From a development viewpoint, 100 years of engine progress has taken place in the past 25 years.
By C. Fayette Taylor10 min
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