100 Top Technologies: 'Protecting the Pilot' to 'Keeping it Together'

Credit: Museum Of U.S. Air Force
One hundred years of Aviation Week . One hundred years of flight. To mark that, we offer—in no particular order—100 technologies, innovations and novel schemes that made aviation and spaceflight possible, practical and useful. And we present a few ideas that are making a comeback or might advance...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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