According to a Dutch researcher who has studied the problem for years, it would revolutionize air travel — and make it more efficient.
We worry about machines going rogue. What if they went green instead?
US and Canadian authorities are rightfully spooked following a plane crash in Ontario, Canada on Sunday night. What’s got them shook? There’s absolutely no trace than anybody actually went down with the plane, sparking one of the weirdest mysteries of the year so far.
The telescope, name "SOFIA," will peer into the depths of space to capture infrared light.
We did not realize that plane's control wheel jumps around like this in turbulence, and now we are both a bit worried about flying again and incredibly impressed by this pilot's control.
Advancements in materials and aerodynamics, coupled with an industry embrace of business jets, could see commercial aircraft achieving Mach 1 or better within a decade.
After decades in the sky, the president’s fleet is finally getting an upgrade—unless the new passenger-in-chief adds turbulence.
The vast majority of an airline's revenue comes from a minority of their customers.
St. Maarten's airport is famous for forcing planes to fly incredibly low over the beach adjacent to the airport to land — but not this low. The plane was forced to pull up and land later.
When a SWISS airliner was stranded in a northern Canadian territory in the dead of winter, engineers had to find a way to fix it.
A 50-pound flying robot can be lethal. As drones swarm the US, regulators need convincing before they give Amazon, Google, and others permission for expanded use.
The core structure of tooth enamel hasn’t changed much over the ages. So, scientists are once again copying a tried-and-true Mother Nature design to potentially improve the strength and safety of airplanes.
There are roughly 30 million flights and 2.8 billion air passengers every year. This impressive visualization is a cool way to sort through that mass of data.
Mystery shrouds the rogue flight of an Army unmanned surveillance aircraft that was launched from southern Arizona on Jan. 31, flew hundreds of miles independent from human control and was found Feb. 9, broken apart in a tree outside Denver.
St. Maarten Princess Juliana Airport has a runway famously close the beach. Planes are often a little too close for comfort, but this particular pilot decided to go the extra mile to impress/terrify the sun bathers.
In the 1960s, even though we had yet to put a man on the moon and mayonnaise was used far too liberally as a condiment, plane rides were still faster than today's. What happened over the last fifty years?
Airport tarmacs of the 1970s and '80s were home to all different types of airliners. Today, much of that variety has vanished and almost all medium and large jetliners fit into the same pattern. Why?
On Monday, while flying his Aviat Husky, Harrison Ford mistakenly landed on the taxiway of a Southern California airport, nearly missing a Boeing 737 carrying over 100 passengers.
Better data means less space between planes, and less midair congestion.
Some 36,000 single-engine Sturmoviks were built — the greatest number of any military aircraft in history — but only a dozen survive.
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