Pilot André Borschberg is about to fly solo from Nanjing, China to Hawaii in a cramped, cold, solar-powered plane, the Solar Impulse 2. Solar Impulse is currently streaming today's takeoff, which has been delayed several times due to inclement weath
Nanjing (China) (AFP) - The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft took off early Sunday for a six-day flight over the Pacific Ocean, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.
If you've ever wondered how the engine on an airliner works, wonder no more.
Federal affidavit says employees carried duffels containing bags of the drug into airport and handed them to passengers who had been through TSA checkpoints
Long-haul flights can a tedious and uncomfortable experience. If you're going to be stuck on plane for the best part of 12 hours or more, though, a touch of luxury may go some way to improving the experience.
DOCUMENTS PULLED from the FBI reveal that Chris Roberts, the security researcher who was removed from a flight over security concerns, carried out a number of attacks and even managed to make a plane change course.
The proposed Museum of Science Fiction in Washington, D.C., plans to open its first exhibit on the future of travel this summer.
Delivering the airship of the past
It's one thing to 3D-print something as advanced as a jet engine, but it's another to fuel it up and push the start button.
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Early next week -- assuming the weather holds -- a lone man will be drifting across the Pacific Ocean for days on end, floating slowly and deliberately from the eastern edge of China all the way to Hawaii.
Google is planning a SELF-FLYING JET: Firm reveals its delivery drone technology could one day be used to carry passengers
Later this week, a single-seat, solar-powered plane with a wingspan longer than that of a Boeing 747 will take off from Nanjing, China, headed for Honolulu
NANJING, China -- It takes a Boeing 747 about 10 hours and 36,000 gallons of fuel to fly from eastern China to Hawaii.
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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Why Hybrid Air Vehicles created the Airlander, the world's largest, innovative, green, game-changing aircraft.
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.
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