After a two-year upgrade of its test facilities, the AEDC Aerodynamic and Propulsion Test Unit at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee has finally been able to test the latest Northrop Grumman scramjet at simulated hypersonic speeds, setting a new thru
Airbus' inability to build and deliver jets on time -- especially the A321neo -- has prevented it from fully capitalizing on the Boeing 737 MAX grounding.
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is developing a new type of gyrocopter that gets rid of the pilot to provide more cargo space. The focus of the Automated Low Altitude Air Delivery (ALAADy) system, the ALAADy Demonstrator unmanned gyrocopter is desi
Is this the future of air travel? BA images reveal robotic air stewardesses, never-ending flights circling the planet and self-packing luggage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Department of Homeland Security issued a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft.
Thanks to a 'broken regulatory process,' the Federal Aviation Administration has been passing off routine oversight tasks to manufacturers for years. In the case of the beleagured 737 Max, however, the plane was so advanced that the regulator "handed
Yesterday, we tracked over 225,000 flights in a single day for the first time. Follow more than 20,000 flights right now at https://www.flightradar24.com .
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New York (AFP) - Boeing reported its biggest loss ever on Wednesday as the 737 MAX crisis drags on, and the company warned it could be forced to temporarily halt production of the plane if the grounding is extended much longer.
The world's runways are like a weathervane, revealing wind patterns around the world.
New plane designs would limit the noise created by supersonic booms, pointing toward a new era of supersonic flight.
Given how many groups are now developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, it shouldn't come as a surprise that aerospace giant Boeing has been working on some of its own. This Tuesday, one of the prototypes made its first fligh
Last year, Bye Aerospace's Sun Flyer 2 took to the skies for the first time, and now the renamed eFlyer 2 has flown past another milestone towards FAA certification. A high power motor has now been installed, and a new phase of testing commenced.
The FAA just approved a landmark seat design that you'll want on your next flight.
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The number of people detained, their phones and laptops searched without warrants, is exploding. Why?
With an electric plane capable of traveling 1,000 km (620 mi) on each charge, you'd be capable of hopping between some pretty exotic destinations.
Emirates Forced To Use Massive Airbus A380s For 40 Minute Trips After Boeing Max Grounding
A partnership led by Rolls-Royce is building an all-electric aircraft that may smash into the record books with a top speed of over 300 mph (480 km/h) – beating the previous record of 210 mph (338 km/h) set in 2017 by Siemens.
Its engine is designed to use energy produced by photovoltaic surfaces and allows complete autonomy and a full range of flight on distances almost limitless.
A grid full of 10 giant coaxial octocopters, each with a pilot on board, racing each other head-to-head through the air at speeds up to 200 km/h (120 mph)? That's exactly what the Airspeeder racing series is set to introduce in 2020 with the aim of b
Elon Musk indicates that electric motors and batteries with over 400 Wh/kg will be able be a cross over point for electric planes against jet fuel planes.
With the backing of Google co-founder Larry Page, California-based startup Kitty Hawk already has some noteworthy names attached to its flying taxi endeavors. And it has now found another in heavyweight Boeing, with the industry veteran teaming up wi
Boeing announced it could break the chain of events that led to both crashes by developing a software fix that would limit the potency of that stabilization system.
It's the season of travel and if you want to surprise someone with a trip, you can now do it using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash (BCH). Flightgiftcard.com is a Dutch website that allows you to order airline vouchers and send them to your frien
Scores of grounded Boeing 737 MAX planes are lined up at two company facilities, and both locations now resemble airfield parking lots. And it looks at though space is at a premium, because Boeing is also parking its planes in conventional car parkin
In a commercial airplane first, the 777x's will have foldable wingtips. On Wednesday, the company showed just how they'll work.
airline travelers getting dosed with up to 70 times more radiation
The one-third sized version of Boom Supersonic, the XB-1, will be rolled out in December 2019, about six months later than previously planned.
Say goodbye to whatever personal space you had left.