North American Aviation was a major US aerospace manufacturer responsible for a number of historic aircraft including the T-6 Texan trainer the P-51 Mustang fighter the B-25 Mitchell bomber the F-86 Sabre jet fighter and the X-15 rocket plane as well as Apollo Command and Service Module the second stage of the Saturn V rocket the Space Shuttle orbiter and the B-1 Lancer. Through a series of mergers and sales North American Aviation is now part of Boeing.

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5 tips to help with your fear of flying

This article provides individuals with tools to overcome or at least manage a fear of flying. Flying can be an enjoyable experience if anxiety is not an issue.