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This Blue Angels Stunt Looks So Incredibly Dangerous

Image Cache: The Blue Angels are no strangers to suicidal-looking formations and dives. But this one in particular really stands out as looking quite incredibly dangerous.


A Drone Probably Didn't Collide With A British Airways Jet 

Remember how a week ago, British Airways thought that they had collided with a drone? British authorities are speculating that they might have hit something a bit more harmless: a plastic bag.


NASA Is Launching A New X-Planes Program To Test Green Aviation Technology

Throughout its history, NASA has not only been responsible for developing spacecraft, but also cutting-edge aircraft that pushed the boundaries of technology and flight. Now, they’re getting ready to do it again.


This Is How An Aeroplane Picks Up A Banner While Flying In The Air

Video: Ever wonder how those advertising aeroplanes get their flying banners attached to the aeroplane? Me neither. I thought the planes just had those banners attached when they took off. Not the case! Apparently, the planes have to first be flying before they hook onto a specific target in order to launch the banner. They’re picking up the ad as they fly by!


A Prototype Of DARPA's Badass Vertical Take-Off Aircraft Can Already Fly

Earlier this year, DARPA unveiled its latest concept design for a new vertical take-off and landing craft. Now, a working scale prototype has already made its first successful flight.


Video Shot From Fighter Jets Will Melt Your Face

Video: To help Saab Defence and Security capture some spectacular footage of its Gripen fighter jet, a Swedish-based company called Blue Sky built a custom gyro-stabilised camera system that can ride along at speeds of over 555km per hour.


Solar-Powered Aeroplane Solar Impulse 2 To Continue Round-The-World Flight

Over a year ago, the solar-powered aeroplane Solar Impulse 2 started its audacious round-the-world trip — but it became so damaged that it had to pull up short in Hawaii. Now, it’s ready to fly again.


Every Aeroplane Needs These Giant In-Flight Entertainment Screens

This is the future of in-flight entertainment according to the aerospace giant Thales. Called Digital Sky, the prototype system provides 21-inch touchscreens that take up a huge swathe of the seat back.


What It's Like To Fly Inside The Cockpit Of An Aeroplane

Video: One of my earliest memories as a kid on an aeroplane is poking in to say hi to the pilots while flying. Obviously that doesn’t happen any more, so just sit in with them through this video to see what it’s like to be inside the cockpit of an Airbus A320 flying across Europe. The views are stunning and all that flying equipment looks so fun to press and prod.


Learn How To Survive A Plane Crash With This Free App

Prepare For Impact started life as an unsettling Oculus Rift virtual reality demo that simulated what it was like to be inside a plane during an emergency landing in water. But its creators have since expanded the project into a free app that simulates countless ways your next flight could go wrong.


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