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Landing A Commercial Boeing 777 In 75 MPH Windstorm Can Be Scary

07/27/2015, Many people are terrified of flying and they’re not reassured by the infamous saying that you’re more likely to die in a car crash on the way to the airport than you are on the plane, and if you happen to be one of those people, then this...

Nuclear Explosions And Lasers Could Power Future Boeing Engines

07/12/2015, Could air travel ever be green? Sure it’s possible to take a solar powered plane from Japan all the way to Hawaii but you can’t do that on scale, it’s not possible with a massive airliner carrying hundreds of people and cargo. There...

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Near-Vertical Takeoff Is A Treat To Watch

06/14/2015, The Boeing 787 Dreamliner may have had its problems but the aircraft still has a great fan following, fans who would have been delighted to see it in a near vertical takeoff. Boeing has released a new promotional video which shows the Boeing 787...

Boeing’s Patent Will Charge Drones In Mid-Air

06/04/2015, Kind of like smartphones, drones at the moment are still relatively new which also means that battery life on these devices aren’t particularly great either. We’re sure that over time, drone makers will figure out a way to create and embed better and...

Boeing Has New Cabin Bins That Can Hold Even More Luggage

04/16/2015, Traveling by air is not seen by many to be something that is luxurious in this day and age, simply because it isn’t. Having said that, while Business and First Class remains out of reach for most travelers, we are more than well versed with the economy...

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...

NASA & Boeing Looking To Test More Eco-Friendly Planes

04/05/2015, While planes are probably the most efficient way of traveling great distances, they’re not exactly the most eco-friendly modes of transportation either. However both Boeing and NASA are hoping to change that with the testing of the Boeing...

Boeing Patents Force Field System To Protect Military Vehicles

03/23/2015, We’re sure most of you guys have seen sci-fi movies where vehicles or even robots can deploy force fields, ultimately protecting them from damage from the likes of missiles, guns, lasers, and so on. It would be pretty awesome if we had similar...

BlackBerry And Boeing Team Up For Self-Destructing Phone

12/22/2014, When the name Boeing is mentioned, chances are you probably think of planes, but recently the company has decided to venture into the smartphone market with the release of the Boeing Black smartphone, a smartphone aimed at users who prioritize privacy and...

Reasons Behind Boeing 787 Dreamliner Battery Problems Detailed

12/02/2014, Boeing wasn’t quite able to chalk up the 787 Dreamliner as a win. Apart from the delivery delays that customers had to go through, not long after this aircraft took to the skies it had to be grounded because of problems with the batteries. Similar...

BAE Systems Wants To Bring First Class Creature Comforts To Economy

06/30/2014, One of the perks of flying first class is that unlike economy class, you won’t be squashed next to other passengers. Your chairs are usually spacious enough, and you can lean all the way back without worrying that you might hit someone in the knee....

Boeing 727 Transformed Into A Home

06/11/2014, Have wings, will travel. However, what happens when that pair of wings have been grounded due to obsolescence? Bruce Campbell is one such engineer who is based outside of Portland, Oregon, having transformed a retired Boeing 727 commercial airliner into a...

Boeing Black Smartphone Unveiled, Not For The Average Consumer

02/27/2014, Boeing is a company that many associate with aeroplanes, and rightfully so given that that is the company’s core competency. However Boeing has been making headlines as of late for something completely unrelated – smartphones. As you might recall...