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A duck in a hot air balloon. A cat in an airship. A lion cub in an airplane. Stories of animals in flight.
Navy pilots recall the final, frenetic days of the air war over Vietnam.
A small group of enthusiasts keeps World War I airplanes aloft.
The development of Microsoft's desktop computer Flight Simulator.
Milestones of Flight gallery preview.
MiG-17 performance in Veitnam
Digital scans of Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, which belongs to the National Air and Space Museum, were incorporated into the Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th anniversary edition.
The Museum's Archives holds large digitized collections highlighting the contributions of high-profile women, ranging from aviators Louise McPhetridge Thaden and the Ninety-Nines to astronauts Sally K. Ride and Kathryn D. Sullivan. There are also smaller collections, some containing just one to two documents, representing women whose experiences are just as important to telling the full story of women in aviation and space flight.
Late in World War Two the German's developed the Heinkel He 162 Spatz, an early jet fighter part of the Volksjäger (People’s Fighter) project.
A study of Chesley Bonestell's mural "A Lunar Landscape."