Test engineer Mark D'Aprile checks out a small, needle-nosed model of a supersonic jet concept, mounted in the Langley Unitary Wind Tunnel.
Almost anybody who has traveled on a plane lately would probably agree flying isn't what it used to be..
Richard Whitcomb's intellectual fingerprints are on virtually every commercial aircraft flying today, says noted aviation historian Tom Crouch.
NASA's Bruce Fisher flew in a plane that was struck by lightning more than 700 times ... on purpose.
Time Magazine hailed the X-48B Blended Wing Body aircraft for its innovative design and potential to transform air transportation.
This 10-minute video highlights July 2007 flight tests of the X-48B "Skyray 48" at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.› View This Video
The retirement of the Concorde four years ago meant the end of supersonic passenger jets. NASA is working to change that.
Pictures from NASA's exhibits at EAA AirVenture 2007.
A small-scale NASA model of a Boeing flying wing concept has just finished testing at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center.
Engineers in Tennessee are contributing to NASA's efforts to understand how air flows over vehicles at hypersonic speeds.