This business move often even causes them to lose money.
One flying car seems absurd; Larry Page has three.
Seven people were stuck atop Oregon's Mount Hood, and it took an expert helicopter pilot willing to try an advanced maneuver — like jutting the butt of the bird right into the mountain — to pull it off.
This is the "Did you try turning it on and off?" of luggage troubleshooting.
Just slap on a pair of wings and go.
It took a mere decade for surfing the internet in the sky to shift from novelty offering to essential service. Yet for Gogo Inc., the largest provider in It took a mere decade for surfing the internet in the sky to shift from novelty offering to essential service.
An emergency descent by an Air China aircraft after cabin oxygen levels dropped has been linked to a co-pilot smoking an e-cigarette during the flight, state media said on Friday.
We always thought being an aerobatic pilot would be a blast. We are reevaluating that position.
It would cruise at 95,000 feet, at 3,800 miles per hour. The G-force feeling upon takeoff would last a full 12 minutes.
In this environment, free of goals, free of the promise of a new challenge, you become a true human animal.
Polar routes save airlines tremendous time and money, but they are also not without their issues.
How do air traffic controllers keep planes safe over the North Atlantic, where there is no radar coverage?
Luckily nobody was injured in this incident at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, but there were probably some absurd delays as a result.
The 11-hour flight between London and San Francisco is bound to be grueling for most coach passengers, but from the cockpit window it looks great.
Bentley the dog makes for a deeply jaded co-pilot, gazing hazily at stunning snow-capped mountains.
"If you stop for any reason, people want to know which UFO you’re transporting.”
You'll be relieved to know that at least one company is trying to design a compact economy seat that is not a literal pain in the ass. It's not as easy as it sounds — but it could make air travel a bit better for all of us.
It seems well thought out, it's reportedly very functional, and it even looks good. But I'll still never sit on one.
Developed by a man described as "the greatest charlatan ever to see his name associated with an airplane," the Christmas Bullet was the rare kind of fighter which had a perfect kill ratio: it killed everyone who ever tried to fly it.
With less power, a plane will be unable to maintain its maximum altitude, and so might drift down somewhat into thicker air. Otherwise, airliners can fly safely without suffering a great loss of performance.
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