Aircraft

09.22.15
NASA tests new wing shape for future Mars planes
09.22.15

NASA tests new wing shape for future Mars planes

And the results sound promising.

By M. Moon,   09.22.15
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09.18.15
The Air Force will have combat lasers on its war planes by 2020
09.18.15

The Air Force will have combat lasers on its war planes by 2020

GIT SOME

By A. Tarantola,   09.18.15
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09.03.15
NASA starts testing light and flexible plane technology
09.03.15

NASA starts testing light and flexible plane technology

"NASA needs to test the technology extensively, since planes with pliable wings are typically more susceptible to strong winds and vibrations."

By M. Moon,   09.03.15
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08.26.15
NASA crashes a third airplane for science on live TV
08.26.15

NASA crashes a third airplane for science on live TV

If you've ever wanted to see a "severe but survivable plane accident" (without worrying about actu...

By A. Bouman,   08.26.15
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08.15.15
Tracking glitch grounds over 100 US flights
08.15.15

Tracking glitch grounds over 100 US flights

We hope you weren't catching a flight on the eastern US coast this weekend -- there's a good chance that it was canceled or delayed.

By J. Fingas,   08.15.15
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08.01.15
ICYMI: Internet aircraft, Uber retiree drivers and more
08.01.15

ICYMI: Internet aircraft, Uber retiree drivers and more

We love how both Facebook and Google have big Internet sharing news this week. See both of the designs for aloft internet in today's ICYMI.

By K. Davis,   08.01.15
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07.20.15
Lockheed Martin buys helicopter maker Sikorsky
07.20.15

Lockheed Martin buys helicopter maker Sikorsky

Lockheed acquires helicopter powerhouse Sikorsky for $9 billion.

By J. Fingas,   07.20.15
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07.11.15
Solar Impulse delay may end dreams of cross-Atlantic flight in 2015
07.11.15

Solar Impulse delay may end dreams of cross-Atlantic flight in 2015

It's no longer safe to say that the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft will make it around the world before...

By J. Fingas,   07.11.15
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