In the ongoing PR battle waged by Lockheed Martin and military officials eager to keep F-35 funding alive, the Navy Public Affairs office released this video of the jet's successful launch from an electromagnetic catapult.
Swiss pilot Yves Rossy flies a spectacular formation flight alongside two Albatross jets over the Swiss Alps. His custom-built jet suit weighs 54kg and can travel at speeds in excess of 125mph.
Faced with high labor costs and rising prices for jet fuel, American Airlines parent company AMR filed today for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Once the world’s largest airline, American is deeply in the red, and in recent months its cash reserves have be
The aviation enthusiast leapt from a helicopter and performed a series of aerial acrobatics above the Alps. He then joined two jet planes in a synchronized flight.
After a $56 billion federal investment in airline security, flying is no safer than it was before the Sept. 11, 2011, attacks and the bare hands of passengers might be the best defense once a terrorist gets on board, two members of Congress said Wedn
Security screeners at LAX will apparently have zero tolerance for holiday cheer this Christmas.
"…[T]ransportation officials are hoping for a smoother holiday travel season than 2010's, when there was a near-revolt over what many passengers considered invasive electronic screening procedures at airport check-ins.”
Throughout his career, Burt has been extremely disciplined in not revealing details of a new design until it has actually flown. However, he was willing to share with EAA the inspiration for Model 372-3 and how he hopes to use the aircraft.
It flew using the extra lift generated by the effect of its large wings when close to the surface of the water - about four meters or less.
The engineer told the Experimental Aviation Association he is tinkering with a design influenced to some extent by the lakes and rivers of Idaho, where he now lives after spending more than 40 years in the Mojave Desert.
There have been many biofuel demonstration flights during the past few years, with everything from fighter jets to 747s burning the stuff. But they’ve typically been demonstration flights without passengers. That’s changing as airlines begin regularl
A suspected radiation leak from a security checkpoint at a Hawaii airport not only reignited legitimate fears about the controversial body scanners – it also revealed more ignorance about TSA’s photo policies. 11 TSA workers fell ill after they were
A flying car -- it's an iconic image of the future. But after 100 years of flight and automotive engineering, no one has really cracked the problem. Pilot Anna Mracek Dietrich and her team flipped the question, asking: Why not build a plane that you
Yet another of the TSA’s pedophiles arrested for plying his trade away from the checkpoint, at home on his own time. When will you thugs learn? Yes, it’s your patriotic duty to molest Grammy and Gramps, Mom-to-Be, nuns, priests, honeymooners, buxom l
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in which he sought to challenge the use of full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints due to lack of jurisdiction on 4th Amendment issues.
By now, most readers are probably pretty familiar with quadracopters - small hovering unmanned electric aircraft, which get their lift from a set of four propellers. Well, make the whole thing larger, boost the number of propellers and....
According to the US Travel Association, the US economy is missing out on $85 billion in consumer spending and 900,000 jobs because American travelers are avoiding flying due to the ‘hassles of air travel'.
“I think this is really a slippery slope,” said Jill Lipoti, who was the director of New Jersey’s radiation protection program. The device was already deployed in prisons; what was next, she and others asked — courthouses, schools, airports?
PARIS, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Air France cancelled about one in five flights and warned of wider disruption as a five-day strike by flight attendants over employment terms began on Saturday, in the middle of a busy holiday weekend.
, I decline to go through the monitor that scans under your clothes, as I always do. The TSA agent starts his spiel about how safe it is. I've done my research. His statements are questionable, but that is not why I am doing this. I start my own spi
The TSA’s dimwits deemed a carry-on bag “suspicious [which] led agents to find a ‘gold-colored brick with a stamp indicating a value of $10 million.’" Naturally, the government's goldbricks then ran their victim’s ID through a database.
The son of Los Angeles’ former fire chief, Millage Peaks, has been arrested for allegedly bribing a TSA agent to help him smuggle marijuana on board a flight. Authorities arrested Millage Peaks Jr., 23, Sunday morning on charges of smuggling 10-15
I guess the TSA guys are jealous somebody other than them is copping a feel.
The language states that it would be illegal to “convey the impression” that you are representing the TSA, but this interpretation would likely be left to federal prosecutors. In the past, satire was protected under the First Amendment, but it may
Wilson was charged Monday with possession and distribution of child pornography after agents searched his Perry Hall home. Neighbors said he's married with no children.
In justifying the dismissal, U.S. District Court Judge Henry H. Kennedy, Jr. cited a secret order issued by the TSA as the basis for ruling that the D.C. Court of Appeals not hear any reviews of TSA procedures.
Airlines have long been able to remove disruptive passengers from their airplanes. But while in the past only fellow travelers knew what had happened, now social media exposes these disputes to a worldwide audience.
Lori Dorn submitted to a backscatter scan at JFK airport. The TSA pulled her aside for a breast patdown, even though she stated she had breast implants in place after her bilateral mastectomy. Of course, that didn't stop them.
Dallas resident Isis Brantley said she was stopped on Monday at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta after she went through security. Brantley said an agent asked her if someone had checked her hair. She said no one had and continue
The move is part of TSA’s stricter airport security procedures, which included the announcement on Sept. 7 the allocation of $44.8 million for the purchase of 300-millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology machines.