This month marks 100 years since the Wright brothers made their first airplane flight. What will the next 100 years hold? In this hour, Talk of the Nation considers the future of flight. Will you be driving your air car to work in the year 2050? Or boarding a 500-passenger megaplane for a trip to Hawaii? What about unmanned flight, and supersonic flight?
*Aviation and military editor for Popular Science magazine
*Editor-in-chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology
*Aerospace Engineer, Vehicle Sector, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Langley Research Center