Every now and then something shows up on Craigslist that says more about the beauty of the human condition than countless, tedious books on the subject. This ad for a home-made airplane/Corvette with Dodge power is one of those ads.
An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, more efficient air travel.
I still get the chills when I re-read Brian Shul's account of his Blackbird flight against enemy SAM batteries over Libya. Imagine yourself inside that tight SR-71 cockpit with all the alarms sounding. This cool 360-degree virtual reality view will help.
You needn't sacrifice basic preparedness — for the outdoors, for fixing stuff or for first aid — just because you're flying somewhere carry-on only. These are the tools you can take on planes, how to pack them and how to use them.
The inarguably best aviation movie of all time, "Airplane!" was released on this day in 1980. Share your favorite quotes, GIFs and video clips with us! There are no wrong answers.
Sure, all you aspiring Jalops have jumped behind the wheel, thrown the shifter into first, and with much anticipation dropped the clutch only to be met by a violent shudder and a stalled engine.
Ken Gheysar, 48, was on his way to Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif. when the small plane he was flying ran out of gas, forcing him to land in the southbound lanes of I-15, near Escondido, Calif.
An incident involving a SkyWest plane in Delta livery occurred overnight at St. George Municipal Airport in St. George, UT.
If you thought that the monster Airbus A380 wasn't crazy enough, you have to check out their latest design, which just got awarded a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Anyone who travels regularly wants to believe that federal air marshals are friendly heroes who are aboard every single flight. (C'mon, it's possible). But the reality, unfortunately, is not so sunny. According to a new government report, air marshals might be fine to share a three-hour flight with, but they don't…
This video shows the aftermath of the plane crash that has just occurred on New Jersey's Interstate 287, near exit 35 in Morris Township. At least five people have been killed, several news outlets report.
I don't know who made this image or how. I just know that it's now making the rounds and I wanted to share it with you because it's simply a magnificent shot. It's even more impressive in HD:
New York is fairly forward-thinking when it comes to energy innovation, but it's pretty terrible when it comes to solar. City College of New York wants to change that, so they created an interactive solar map of the city using laser airplanes.
Get a load of Randon Reid, a 26-year-old from Phoenix arrested after his car was spotted speeding away from a shooting at a local airport. The victim: a private plane, parked there and minding its own business.
Over two years ago, Air France Flight 447 crashed midway through a flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil and Paris, France. It took weeks to find any trace of the Airbus A330 plane, and to this day, investigators are unable to determine with 100% certainty what caused the crash.
A family in a Toyota Sienna minivan were driving down a New Orleans street this weekend when a single-engined plane suddenly appeared in front of them. Unable to dodge the low-flying Piper's wings the two collided. Quick, someone call the Farmer's insurance university professor guy.
When we first saw photos of this radial airplane engine being mounted in a Toyota MR2 we questioned whether they were real. This unbelievable video proves not only was it not a hoax, the 1940s era 160 hp airplane engine is in the small Toyota and running (very rich).
A man accidentally brought his loaded .40 caliber gun onto an airplane. He didn't know he had it. Neither did the TSA, who completely missed it during its scan and allowed that plane to fly. Apparently, this happens a lot.