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Airbus And Siemens To Work On Electrically-Powered Planes

04/07/2016, For the most part the majority of consumer flights these days are done using planes that consume fuel. However according to a report from Reuters, it seems that both Airbus and Siemens have announced that they will be working together to create...

Airbus Files Patents For Inflight Storage Compartments

02/11/2016, While traveling by air has gotten a whole lot more comfortable in this day and age thanks to the numerous improvements made even for economy class passengers, there are still certain aspects of a flight that are inconvenient – and one of them would...

Uber & Airbus Partner Up For On-Demand Helicopter Rides

01/17/2016, So you need a ride to the airport. You can opt to call for a cab, or if you support Uber, you can use their services too. This applies to general transportation. However what if you wanted a different kind of ride? What if you needed to get to a...

Counter-UAV Camera System Revealed

01/12/2016, Drones are all over the place these days, be it in our skies or in the news. Regardless, they have become so commonplace so much so that the FAA would require them to be registered, along with their owners, of course. This has certainly led to some food...

Airbus & Qatar Airways Unveils Carbon Fiber Plane

12/17/2015, Planes are made mostly from aluminum, which is where the term “aircraft grade aluminum” comes from when it comes to describing the material. However recently the folks at Airbus and Qatar Airways have unveiled a new plane which will feature heavy use...

First A350 Flight Suffers Epic Fail

12/14/2015, The A350 is a brand spanking new aircraft from Airbus, the company is really proud of it, and so is Qatar Airways, which happens to be the launch partner for this aircraft. It’s the first airline that’s going to fly the Airbus A350 to three...

Airbus Patents Detachable Cabins, Wants To Save You Time

11/25/2015, Compared to driving, flying is much faster and therefore more efficient. However there are aspects about the entire process that could be improved upon. For example after arriving at your gate (and assuming you’re early), you will need to wait to board...

China’s First Commercial Jet Has The Boeing 737 In Its Sights

11/04/2015, China has long wanted to have its own passenger jet, not only to reduce its reliance on Boeing and Airbus, but just to have one for itself. After all it doesn’t suit a country of China’s stature and position in the world to not have a locally...

Airbus Patents A Jet That Flies From New York To London In 1 Hour

08/04/2015, Getting from New York to London takes roughly 7 hours. Back in the day when the mach 2 Concorde was still flying, such a trip would take a relatively speedy 3.5 hours, about half the time a regular plane takes. However if the folks at Airbus have their...

Airbus Involved In Giant Satellite Network Construction

06/15/2015, Airbus, the European aerospace giant, looks set to add another feather in their distinguished cap – that is, Airbus is going to roll up its sleeves and begin construction of the largest satellite constellation in the solar system – or just in...

Airbus A380’s Economy Features An Extra Seat In Every Row, Hooray!

04/15/2015, Just in case it wasn’t obvious enough, the title was meant to be sarcastic, but it doesn’t change the fact that Airbus has decided that their A380 plane is big enough where they can actually squeeze an extra seat into every row in economy class. As it...

Hackers Could Commandeer Planes Using Onboard Passenger WiFi

04/15/2015, As if it wasn’t bad enough that inflight WiFi services tend to be extremely expensive and are usually pretty slow, but now it looks like they could be potentially hacked and used to commandeer a plane in mid-flight. The Federal Aviation Administration...

Airbus Patent Reveals Plans For Uncomfortable-looking Seats

07/14/2014, Unless you have the funds or if you’re lucky enough to have a company pay for business or first-class tickets for you, chances are you will end up sitting in the economy section of the plane. This isn’t a big deal if the flight is empty or if you get...