As with all labors of love, this is one we will just have to sit back and watch while the players maneuver. As a frequent traveler myself, I like the idea of the Concorde flying again. And landing. Safely.
Our strictly controlled airspace will soon become a society in the sky. Much like Star Wars, there is already a battle between the good and the evil, as the feds and the states try to police and regulate drones.
The Khalifa story is a complex one indeed, worth making into a Hollywood movie. So many world capitals and celebrities are involved that it might be in everybody's best interest to keep the entire story under lock and key.
Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. What happened to them? There are three main hypotheses -- that is, educated guesses that can be tested through research and exploration.
Before recommending a four-year college, high school guidance counselors and parents should determine whether a student would be better served at a community college in a program that virtually guarantees employment.
Aircraft: good. Aircraft noise: bad. This dichotomy has split many populations right down the middle for half a century and is only intensifying as demands for access to the skies and to urban accommodation grow. Is there an answer?
When John F. Cooley began building the Cooley Air Ship in 1910, he intended it to be the largest airplane ever flown. Cooley was ahead of his time, of course, but it's hard to fault the man for dreaming big.
Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.
Whether you believe the F-35 should join the Air Force or that the project should be killed, we can all agree that nobody wants to see pilots killed because they're training on aircraft that aren't fit to fly.
President Obama is in a tough spot on the whether or not to push for a no-fly zone over Libya. He is weighing the costs and benefits of the situation, and his reluctance to get involved may turn out, in the long run, to be the correct decision.