Small airports are often in a no-win situation. They don't have much traffic because they don't have an adequate tower system, and they don't have an adequate tower system because they don't have much traffic. That could be about to change, with the
We've been teased with the prospect of a flying car for years now, with many designs, like the Terrafugia Transition, having been under development for some time but yet to arrive in garages or hangars.
In modern airliners, much of the structural paneling used in the cabin and wings has a honeycomb-like structure.
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Some persons have claimed that their alleged placement on the list was the result of an erroneous determination by the government that they posed a national security threat. In some cases, it has been reported that
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.
Researchers at Siemens have created a new prototype electric motor specifically designed for aircraft that weighs in at just 50 kg (110 lb) and is claimed to produce about 260 kW (348 hp) at just 2,500 RPM.
There are far too many federal hands on people's private parts in airports
Not quite a copter, not quite a plane
The pilot of a small helicopter that landed on the West Front lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building was arrested today, nearly a year and a half after his plot to land an aircraft near the Capitol or White House was investigated by the Secret Service.
There's real pressure on the aviation industry to introduce faster, cheaper and greener aircraft, while maintaining the high safety standards demanded of airlines worldwide.
A CBS4 investigation has learned that two Transportation Security Administration screeners at Denver International Airport have been fired after they were discovered manipulating passenger screening systems to allow a male TSA employee to fondle the
Boeing just patented a bizarre 'cuddle chair' that could revolutionize how we sleep on airplanes
(Truthstream Media) If you think security theater at the airport is out of control now, just wait.
DIESELPUNK RUINS TO CYBER-REALITIES
For most people, private jets such as the $65 million Gulfstream G650 or the Bombardier Global Series are the epitome of luxury air travel, but there are a select few who can afford more than that.
You may remember that just over a year ago, we launched a competition to win two tickets to the first passenger flight of the Airlander 10. We are now delighted to announce that, after over 10,000 entries, a winner has been randomly selected ?" con
An old aviators' joke goes like this: In the future, airline cockpit crews will consist of one pilot and a dog.
Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz Sought Treatment for Vision Problems Before Crash, Authorities Say
When we laid eyes on the Elytron 2S tiltrotor plane prototype last year at the Experimental Aircraft Association's fly-in airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, it was a half-built concept with only part of its Prandtl wing box installed. The company has now
A French prosecutor alleges that the co-pilot intentionally sent Germanwings Flight 9525 into its doomed descent. He is identified as German national Andreas Lubitz. VPC
and why the Germanwings co-pilot was able to lock out the captain
A senior French official involved in the investigation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said that the lack of communication from the pilots during the plane's descent was disturbing, and that the possibility that their silence was delibera
Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in mountainous terrain so rugged and remote that authorities must be flown in by helicopter, which will make recovering the bodies and determining what went wrong a slow, punishing task indeed.
A pilot who is trying to make history by flying a solar-powered plane around the world launched an angry attack on Indian bureaucracy on Wednesday after a lengthy hold-up in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state.
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UK-based ProAirsport has developed a hybrid microlight/glider with electrically powered wheels to taxi the aircraft into position, and a jet turbine for takeoff, climb and cruise.
company that plans to send tourists to near-space by balloon has just completed its first commercial flight.
Takes off like a helicopter, flies like an airplane, comes in colors other than camouflage