You might think that would be cause enough for the Flexrotor to down tools and call it a day, but the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft wasn't done yet.
As airliners have grown bigger, so have the jet engines needed to thrust them into the air.
After a 70-year absence, it appears that a new rigid frame airship will soon be taking to the skies over California.
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TSA’s ‘Administrative Record’ admits ineffective security theater
A federal air marshal has been arrested and accused of taking cell phone photographs underneath women's skirts as they boarded a plane at Nashville International Airport.
Nashville police say Adam Bartsch was on duty on Southwest Airline Flight 3132 on Thursday when a witness noticed he was taking the photos and grabbed his cell phone.
They may not be the Blue Angels, but what a bunch of general aviation pilots lacked in speed and engine roar they made up for in numbers, with 49 pilots setting a record for formation flight.
Winning the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize wasn’t enough for the team at Aerovelo, who claimed the elusive prize after keeping their human-powered helicopter aloft for more than 60 seconds and climbing to nearly 10 feet.
Chip Yates has been a busy man. The perpetually restless electric vehicle pioneer has been setting world records throughout the fall.
Prisoner training: Don’t complain about your grope down.
On June 30, 1956, two airliners flying over the Grand Canyon collided. All 128 passengers and crew aboard the planes perished. It was the first U.S. air disaster with more than 100 fatalities. The accident made clear that the nation’s burgeoning air-
The clock has ticked to zero on the C-27J as the first 21 cargo aircraft were set to be retired by Oct. 1.
Qatar Airways sits reporters in vibrating seats, loads them with 39-year-old wine, and never explicitly asks for glowing press coverage.
Build a tiny plane, cover it in fluorescent oil, and use the results to improve the design of our future air-based transport.
Want more legroom? Better flight food? Thanks to new airline policies going into effect this week, even coach fliers can now obtain these first-class luxuries — for a price.
If you live in Venezuela and want to fly abroad, get in line.
“It’s important to know that even if an item is generally permitted, it may be subject to additional screening or not allowed through the checkpoint if it … poses other security concerns. The final decision rests with TSA on whether to allow any ite
This enterprising travel writer has been hitching free rides with amateur pilots across the United States. It's fun, but it's not easy.
Hundreds of multicolored balloons used Thursday to launch a balloonist for a trans-Atlantic crossing look like a page taken from the script of the movie “Up.”
The letters were posted on a website apparently operated by Nna Alpha Onuoha, 29, who was charged with one count each of making a false threat and making threats affecting interstate commerce, the day after quitting his job with the TSA
As if the federal government were not already doing enough to kill the U.S. airline industry with restrictive workplace rules, over-regulation, and a monetary policy that supports higher fuel prices, earlier this month anti-trust authorities at the J
There are plenty of ways to move cargo around the planet, but none is perfect.
Airport security checkpoints are the bane of every traveler's existence.
Some good news for those of you who use Gogo Inflight Wifi on airlines that have it (Virgin America, for example). Previously if you wanted to pay for wifi, you to enter your credit card information awhile.....
Few believed he could pull it off, but Igor Pasternak is about to begin test flights of a cargo-carrying airship that takes off and lands with a helicopter's precision.
British billionaire Richard Branson's commercial space venture Virgin Galactic took one step closer to carrying tourists into space with its latest supersonic test flight.
Between production delays and battery issues, it's been a challenging gestation and infancy for the Boeing 787.
Late Thursday night a federal court concluded that individuals placed on the No-Fly list are having their “constitutionally-protected liberty interest in traveling internationally by air” disrupted by placement on the controversial list.
It had been understood Americans had a constitutional right to travel their nation freely without hindrance, but as the government argued, that didn’t mean Americans were entitled to use whatever mode of transportation they wanted.