Flight in the Depression was a time where the design of aircraft changed dramatically. The role of planes in the military also greatly increased. Learn about flight in the Depression.
WHAT'S INSIDE: TRANSPORTATION
- Engines & Equipment
At the end of the first century of flight, we celebrated new records for circling the globe, achieving new altitudes and new exploration of Mars. Read about the flight at the end of the century.
It's difficult to look up in the sky during a clear day and not see at least one cloudy trail billowing from an airplane. Although they're officially called contrails, some people refer to them as "chemtrails" -- and have interesting explanations for their existence.