Perlan glider sets altitude record for unpowered flight
And it's not just about bragging rights.
Watch the US Navy’s electromagnetic catapult launch a fighter jet
The EMALS goes 'Top Gun.'
NASA moves ahead with plans to build a quiet supersonic jet
It'll be as quiet as a car on the highway.
US Army wants helicopters to refuel at robotic pumps
Choppers could fly around the clock without endangering other soldiers.
US lifts laptop ban from final Middle Eastern airline (updated)
Riyadh is the last airport with the ban in place.
Hypersonic aircraft are more realistic thanks to a ceramic coating
Aircraft could survive extreme temperatures with relative ease.
Facebook successfully lands its Aquila drone for the first time
This is only the second test of the company's solar-powered, internet-providing aircraft.
Malaysia Airlines will be first to monitor its planes by satellite
Hopefully watching from space will prevent another MH 370 disaster.
iPad bomb threat led to recent device ban on flights
Terrorists were reportedly finding new ways to get explosives on to airplanes.