This retired architect builds marvelous model boats that fly

Suspended from the ceiling of Luigi Prina's studio is a gorgeous alternate history of flight. He builds delicate vessels from balsa wood, paper, and elastic bands, that are light enough to sail through the air. » 11/23/13 2:00pm 11/23/13 2:00pm

Fantastical illustrations of airships from the early 20th century

Charles Dellschau was a butcher, but after his retirement in 1899, he became an artist, laboring over intricate collages and illustrations of flying machines. He filled notebooks with gorgeous, multicolored airship designs and mysterious, coded records of the "Sonora Aero Club." » 6/29/13 3:00pm 6/29/13 3:00pm