Airplane

06.01.15
NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts
06.01.15

NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts

You may not think of insects as a problem for aircraft (Bambi Meets Godzilla comes to mind), but t...

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05.15.15
FBI: Security researcher claimed to hack, control plane in flight
05.15.15

FBI: Security researcher claimed to hack, control plane in flight

Remember the security researcher who was pulled from a United flight and had his equipment taken (...

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05.11.15
AeroMobil's flying car prototype crashes mid-test
05.11.15

AeroMobil's flying car prototype crashes mid-test

AeroMobil may have its work cut out for it if it's going to deliver a practical flying car within...

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05.10.15
Court tosses lawsuit seeking gadget ban during takeoff and landing
05.10.15

Court tosses lawsuit seeking gadget ban during takeoff and landing

Next time you absolutely need to be on the phone while your plane's landing or taking off, make su...

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05.02.15
New FAA system can track twice as many flights at once
05.02.15

New FAA system can track twice as many flights at once

Whoever said "it's the journey, not the destination" obviously lived in a time before air travel....

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04.27.15
Ultrathin membrane makes plane cabins 100x quieter
04.27.15

Ultrathin membrane makes plane cabins 100x quieter

While air travel is quicker and safer than driving, it's also louder. The continuous low-frequency...

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04.16.15
A motorless flat antenna could solve horrible in-flight WiFi
04.16.15

A motorless flat antenna could solve horrible in-flight WiFi

The only thing worse than no WiFi on a plane is horrible WiFi on a plane. You cautiously throw dow...

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04.03.15
NASA and Boeing to test eco-friendly technologies for airplanes
04.03.15

NASA and Boeing to test eco-friendly technologies for airplanes

Boeing's new ecoDemonstrator (a 757) is slated to go on a series of flights this spring to try out...

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03.17.15
NASA is testing its far-out electric plane concept
03.17.15

NASA is testing its far-out electric plane concept

NASA's set to test a wing concept it says "may herald (the) future" of electric planes, but it alm...

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