The XB-70 Valkyrie is one of the most amazing machines that ever took flight. Not only was it absolutely huge, with its “six pack” of General Electric YJ93 turbojet engines, but its long forward fuselage, feathered trailing edge and folding wingtips gave it an almost swan-like signature appearance. Now, you can view…
Spending the day at Ikea is a fun treat in the best of times, a relationship-destroying nightmare in the worst. For one Airbus designer, though, following the yellow arrows around the bins of votive candles and wall hooks was a breakthrough moment.
At the DefCon security conference this weekend in Las Vegas, cyber security professionals shot down the notion that a plane could be overtaken by someone hacking into the controls through the network within the cabin of the aircraft. However, other concerns remain.