Flight is truly one of the most amazing engineering feats man has achieved. This collection of flight articles will show you some of the coolest aircraft ever created.
Eerie Plane Ruins Across the Globe Draw Wreckage Hunters
Steampunk Blimps: Airships that Will Take You Back to the Future
When Your Face Is Your Boarding Pass
How Do Airline Pilots Know Turbulence Is Coming Up?
Could Google's Sergey Brin Help Speed Along the Coming Airship Revolution?
Climate Change Will Likely Increase Airplane Turbulence
It's happened to all of us. You're at the front of the line, about to board, when you realize you can't find your paper boarding pass. Or it won't pull up on your phone. Facial recognition technology could change that — and help with security, too.
By Tracy Staedter Jun 25, 2017
The Google co-founder is reportedly is building a giant airship that to deliver humanitarian supplies and double as a flying yacht. He's not the only one with an eye to the sky.
By Patrick J. Kiger Jun 15, 2017
Predicting turbulence isn't an exact science, but airline pilots use a variety of tools both high-tech and low before asking you to buckle up.
By Patrick J. Kiger May 31, 2017
A drone bird's the word at Canada's Edmonton International Airport.
By Tracy Staedter May 22, 2017
New atmospheric analysis shows that a changing climate will make both common and severe turbulence significantly more likely in decades to come.
By Chris Opfer Apr 6, 2017
Dutch researchers are proposing banked, continuous runways to handle traffic more efficiently and take up less space.
By Patrick J. Kiger Mar 27, 2017
Honeybees could get help pollinating crops in the future from an unlikely source: drones.
By John Perritano Feb 16, 2017
It used to be that air travelers complained about not having enough legroom. But with airlines jamming more seats into planes, there’s less room for their heads, too.
By Patrick J. Kiger Dec 20, 2016
And it could be even faster and quieter than all you jet-setters are used to.
By Jonathan Strickland Dec 16, 2016
An airplane wing that can change shape depending on the conditions would increase efficiency and reduce emissions.
By Patrick J. Kiger Nov 18, 2016
A new airline industry analysis confirms incidents of air rage have increased by 16 percent in a single year.
By Jesslyn Shields Oct 12, 2016
As "Sully" debuts in U.S. movie theaters, we ask aviation folks how exactly a pilot can successfully and safely land a plane on water.
By Kate Kershner Sep 9, 2016
Land mines can pose a threat long after a conflict they were part of is over. A new drone project could offer a way to safely and inexpensively eliminate the explosives.
By Holly Frey Jul 21, 2016
Falconry has a long history in Dubai, but that doesn't mean they won't embrace new technology to improve their birds.
By Christopher Hassiotis Jun 9, 2016
Wrecked aircraft ruins rest in remote worldwide spots. Who are the legion of aviation archaeologists dedicated to tracking down and preserving them?
By Patrick J. Kiger Jun 6, 2016
Disney was recently rumored to be taking out spy drones in order to protect "Star Wars: Episode VIII" shooting locations. Is that legal in the U.S.?
By Jonathan Strickland May 5, 2016
Using brain-computer interfaces, 16 University of Florida engineering students piloted drones using only their focused thoughts — and some computer programming.
By Christopher Hassiotis May 4, 2016
What's to blame for instances of air rage? A new study suggests dividing classes on a plane increases tension and likelihood of problems.
By Christopher Hassiotis May 3, 2016
Internet sensation Colin Furze has used home tools and a workshed to create a working hoverbike. Watch it in action in this video.
By Christopher Hassiotis Apr 29, 2016
The pilots of the sun-fueled Solar Impulse 2, halfway through its 'round-the-world trip, self-hypnotize while spending days on end in a space the size of a coffin.
By Christopher Hassiotis Apr 27, 2016
Sonic booms: so annoying! That's why the space agency and Lockheed Martin are on a 'QueSST' to science some physics and create a supersonic jet that's like so hush-hush.
By Patrick J. Kiger Mar 30, 2016
Researchers devise a new anti-icing material after observing these garden pests.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Mar 17, 2016
Will airlines ever change for the better? One marketing concept called Poppi hopes to inspire innovation and push the industry forward.
By Patrick J. Kiger Mar 8, 2016
And did we mention that Bruce Dickinson, the lead singer of Iron Maiden, partially funded it?
By Rachel Pendergrass Mar 8, 2016
Choosing your seatmates through social media? Facial recognition technology to match you and your luggage? The airline industry has the ideas... but will it adopt them?
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