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SPECIAL REPORT
Aviation's ugly duckling starts odyssey
British pilot begins globe-girdling trip in autogyro
'Experimental' aircraft push the envelope
More pilots are building their own planes
Airlines' flighty finances
After 100 years, it's no easier to get rich
Secondhand fleet soars
Old planes continue to fly routes less traveled
A DC-3 flies the northern skies
Every day, 60-year-old planes are in the air
An airplane hall of fame
With the help of readers, we’ve selected 10 planes that shaped modern aviation.
Just 10 planes?  But what about ...
Readers weigh in on our Hall of Fame picks
Seven flights of fancy that fizzled
Why flying cars, jetpacks haven’t taken hold
Aviation’s past sets future path
The ‘Wright stuff,’ then and now
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INTERACTIVE
A century of flight
Learn how the Wright brothers’ first flight set the stage for the ever-higher flights that followed
INTERACTIVE
A look at the 1903 Wright Flyer
Dissect the aircraft that holds the highest place of honor in the history of aviation
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