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German Mechanic Builds Motorcycle With Airplane Engine

05/16/2013, The roar of a motorcycle is something we’re sure Tim Allen loves to hear on a regular basis, and this motorcycle which features a 150hp Rotec Radial R3600 airplane engine will probably make him grunt uncontrollably, to the point where he may pass...

Buy The Air Force One Starting At Only $50,000

05/10/2013, If you were walking down the street and a shady-looking person asked you if you were interested in buying the Air Force One, which you should know, is the plane the President of the United States uses, you would think that person is crazy and you’d...

FAA Dismisses Claims An Android App’s Ability To Takeover A Plane

04/12/2013, We reported on a story where a hacker claimed to have created an Android application that would be able to completely take over an aircraft. Hugo Teso, who is a security consultant and ex-commercial pilot, says his application would be able to make an...

Samoan Airline Begins Charging Passengers By Their Body Weight

04/02/2013, People who are considered medically to be obese have always had issues when it came to air travel as nobody wants to sit near you and the airlines tend to treat you terribly just because of your weight. It looks as though things aren’t going to get...

Long-ESA now the world’s fastest electric airplane

07/20/2012, For Chip Yates, it’s all about setting world records. Yates, who also holds the world record for the fastest run on an electric motorcycle at 200 mph, flew the Long-ESA electric airplane at the Inyokern Airport in California’s Mojave Desert this...

Paper airplanes make for great letters

11/23/2011, Remember how when you were a kid, you folded your fair share of paper planes and sent those across the classroom, much to the annoyance of your teacher? Well, Japan being Japan, has just come up with something really cool (either that or it had already...

Bored surgeon makes paper plane the size of a penny

04/01/2011, When you’re a surgeon working in a hospital, and there’s a downtime where you have no patients to operate on, what do you do? You hone your surgery skills by practicing with surgical robotic hands of course. And that’s just what Dr....

Boeing 747-8 lands its first flight successfully

03/22/2011, Over the weekend, Boeing’s latest jumbo jet, the 747-8 took to the skies for its first ever flight. It left Everett, Washington; accompanied by two Lockheed T-33 chase planes and landed at Boeing Field, Seattle after travelling in the skies for 4...

Air Force Uses Falcon to Protect Man-Made Falcons

08/26/2010, Sometimes, nature and technology don’t always mix, and such is the case with airplanes and birds. The U.S. Air Force is using falcons–the real bird–to protect its own Fighting Falcons–the man-made F16 jets–against flying...