Could theoretically stay up even longer...
Deep breaths. That’s usually what it takes to stay sane while watching somebody search for their neck pillow while standing in the aisle with 100 other passenger waiting to get to their seats.
A private space plane took to the skies for the second time ever Thursday (Aug. 22), passing a "captive carry" test that will help pave the way for the new vehicle's free-flying debut this fall.
Ayo Kimathi, works for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of Homeland Security, is the author of a site that advocates the mass murder of whites and homosexuals. He is responsible for procuring guns and ammunition for ICE
I’m sitting in a 777 flight simulator at the Boeing’s research facility south of downtown Seattle, and I’m exhausted.
Steen Strand and Kirk Hawkins, founders of ICON Aircraft, describe the features of their groundbreaking A5 light-sport aircraft.
During the Cold War, the most dangerous piece of luggage in the world was the nuclear football, an aluminum Zero Halliburton briefcase that never strayed too far from the President’s side.
If you were the President of the United States, and you could choose absolutely any ride to get around in, what would it be?
For the past 87 years, you haven't been able to go to a major sporting event without spotting one of the famous Goodyear blimps flying high overhead.
Americans, who recently have had their phone records vacuumed up by the National Security Agency spies, can now give the TSA their fingerprints, undergo government snooping into their backgrounds, and pay $85 to undergo this further erosion of their
After focusing for years on jetliners that could fly ever further, the world's leading planemakers are turning to shorter range aircraft that appeal to airlines reluctant to pay for performance they don't need.
GreenWing International is finally taking orders for the eSpyder electric airplane. The new eSpyder is an evolved version of the electric plane we flew back in 2010.
It’s not that I’m unappreciative of former public officials finally admitting that the complaints of their curtailing liberty in the name of security are valid, and the government persists in gaming us with nonsensical claims of how critical every re
Designer Bastian Schaefer shows off a speculative design for the future of jet planes, with a skeleton inspired by strong, flexible, natural forms and by the needs of the world's, ahem, growing population. Imagine an airplane that's full of light and
If full-body scanners and TSA pat-downs make you feel uncomfortable, you now have an alternate option – making the agency like you and paying a fee of $85. The Transportation Security Administration has launched an expansion to their program that
Rigid airships are back, baby!
Running late for a flight, why not valet-park your car, rather than search for a spot in the garage...?
A revolutionary aircraft could fly passengers to Australia in four-and-a-half hours, or into the stratosphere in 15 minutes, after a £250m plan by a British inventor received the backing of the chancellor, George Osborne.
The Canadian AeroVelo team has done what many thought impossible. The crew has officially claimed the American Helicopter Society’s Igor I. Sikorsky Human-Powered Helicopter Prize.
Much of the speculation about why Asiana Airlines flight 214 crashed-landed in San Francisco, killing two people and injuring scores more, is focusing on the pilot’s experience and the equipment used.
Jonathan Trappe was the first person to fly across the English Channel relying on a cluster of helium balloons alone. Now he's trying something much more daring — a similar flight, but across the Atlantic.
Back in April, PopMech profiled the guys behind the human-powered helicopter Atlas, who just won the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize. Here's a detailed look at their long journey to victory.
A Kolkata-based science centre has warned the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of a rare ongoing phenomenon near the Earth's atmosphere called solar flares, which can lead to cancer among frequent flyers.
NASA, Boeing, and others are using 3-D printed parts in their aircraft. Next up? A printable private jet.
The craft touched down in New York over the weekend after zipping across the States, but not without some technical difficulties.
The process was made more difficult, and slower, by a series of screenings conducted by the Transportation Security Administration, police said. Officials spent hours interviewing passengers inside the international departure gates.
A solar-powered airplane that was set to complete an historic cross-country journey across the United States this weekend made a dramatic early landing late Saturday (July 6), when damage was observed on one of the aircraft's wings.
wo people died after a Boeing 777 from South Korea crashed Saturday upon landing at San Francisco International Airport, sending up a huge fireball and spinning before finally coming to a stop -- having lost its tail and, eventually, much of its char
Solar Impulse pilot and co-founder André Borschberg departed Washington D.C. this morning and is on his way to New York City right now in an airplane powered entirely by the sun.
The European airline industry has seen the future of aviation. It’s sleek and organic, carries a sextet of turbines, and its powertrain works a lot like the Chevrolet Volt.