Ever wonder how commercial flights are allowed to pass over and through many different sovereign nations without causing a fuss? You can thank the International Civil Aviation Organization.
The Chinese-built J-20 stealth fighter jet has been the subject of speculation since its first known flight in 2011, and indeed for years prior during its development. Today it finally made its public debut. That didn’t come with many technical details, but the aircraft is most definitely operational.
The A-10 Thunderbolt AKA “Warthog” is a flying farm tractor. Slow, brutish, but reliable as the tide and endearingly indestructible and incredibly effective. Strategists have feared that the jet will be axed in favor of funding the F-35, but the U.S. Air Force recently confirmed that it plans to keep the A-10 flying…
If you’re the type who insists that your rose gold smartphone matches your wardrobe, then Neiman Marcus has got the perfect accessory for you: a $1.5 million three-seater private plane featuring a rose gold finish—inside and out.
Katrina Pierson has an obvious rejoinder to Jessica Leeds’s accusation that Donald Trump groped her on a plane in the 1980's: Nobody is talking about the features of the D-9, MD-80, 707, or the L-1011!
If you need to get some work done on your next flight, or hate being crammed next to other passengers, having an empty seat next to you is great. Here’s how you can nab the perfect seat right at the gate.
This man has been touched. By God, maybe, but also when his head was clipped by the wing of another airplane. Getting rear-ended as you taxi out onto the runway by another, landing airplane is much, much worse than any automotive fender bender.
RC planes aren’t cheap, and crashing even a $200 model can be heartbreaking given how much work is required to build and test it before your first flight. So imagine how these guys feel when their half-scale Saab Gripen, measuring 26-feet long and weighing over 220 pounds, simply disintegrated in mid-air.
When traveling tens of thousands of feet above ground and in a small, cramped cabin, airplane scares are the last thing a person wants. But that’s what the passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight got on Saturday, when the view out of the window showed an obvious malfunction to one of the plane’s engines.
Get to the airport. If you’re smart, you’d have printed your boarding passes at home. If you’re me, you queue up at the desk to check in, aware of the long lines and the long faces of the travelers around you. Get your bag on the belt, shuffle off to get through security. Remove your shoes and your dignity. X-ray. Put…
There are lots of reasons to think this 360-degree video of a determined photographer who almost gets hit by a landing plane is fake. Why is the aircraft coming in so low for a landing? What photographer would willingly put their life—and their gear—at such risk? But it actually happened.
It’s amazing what a change of perspective can do—and in this case, a simple camera perspective trick transforms a huge Tokyo airport into an tiny toys set fit for a playroom.
It’s scary. It’s uncomfortable. It spills your tomato juice. It’s turbulence—but how dangerous is it, actually?
Building your own 13-foot long remote control replica of the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk is challenging enough. But what good’s an aircraft carrier without any aircraft? So to further up the challenge, its creators also found a way to land an RC plane on it.
Most of us look for a scare during the month of October, but this skydiver got one that was less than desirable during a recent jump—probably because it happened 10,000 feet above the ground. That’s pretty far away from the candy, too.
What are you doing, plane? You are not a car! You do not belong on the highway, with all the cars! Return from whence you came!
Pictures don’t get more British than this. Or fuel consuming.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed what many pundits have been claiming since last week: Investigators agree that the flaperon discovered on Réunion Island belongs to Malaysia Airline Flight 370, which disappeared in March of 2014.