airplanes

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Some Serious Moves

What do you when you have an airplane that you want to show off? Throw it around a bit, of course. Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner was put through its paces at the Farnsborough Air Show over the last few days, and its performance was pretty damn impressive.


Nobody Knows How To Rescue These Poor Stranded Boeing 737s

On Thursday, a freight train derailment near Superior, Montana sent three Boeing 737 fuselages tumbling into the Clark Ford River. Today, the cracked and scraped aeroplane bodies still litter the river’s shores, and officials don’t know how they’re going to remove them.


The TSA Is On The Lookout For Electronics That Won't Turn On

The US Transportation Security Administration has a new target: mobile phones and other electronics that won’t power up. At certain airports, if your device won’t turn on, it — and maybe you — won’t get on that plane.


Soon, You Won't Have To Switch Your Phone Or Tablet Off While Flying In Australia

Frequent flyers rejoice: soon enough, you won’t have to switch off your mobile phone or tablet when you get on a plane. Phone calls and Internet browsing are still going to be impossible, but at least you won’t have to bother with the power button.


Extremely Rare Image Of Two B-2 Bombers Refueling At The Same Time

Image of the day: An extraordinary photo of two B-2 Spirit refueling simultaneously from two KC-135 Stratotankers. And if that’s not cool enough for you, here are two more cool photos of the world’s most advanced stealth bomber (that we know of.) One solo, one flying with two F-22 Raptor fighters over Guam.


'Mind-Controlled' Aeroplanes Might Just Be A Thing

A mind-controlled iPhone? Sure, we’ll take it. A mind-controlled Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1? Why not? A mind-controlled aeroplane powered by the pilot’s brainwaves? Hold on for a moment while we look for the nearest emergency exit.


How Can We Find Flight MH370 Now?

Another phase of the search for missing flight MH370 off Western Australia has drawn to a close with still no evidence of the aircraft’s final resting place.


The B-52 Bomber Is Now A Network Hub With Wings

The B-52 bomber is one the US Air Force’s most iconic aeroplanes — but it’s also beginning to show its age. Now, Boeing has decided to bring it right up-to-date though, with its new Combat Network Communications Technology (CONECT).


That Time A Commercial Aircraft Ran Out Of Fuel Mid-Flight

On July 23, 1983, in the small town of Gimli, Manitoba, Captain Robert Pearson and Co-Pilot Maurice Quintal expertly glided a Boeing 767 carrying 69 people to a safe landing without engines, air brakes or flaps, and minimal control of the aircraft.


Watch A First-Person View Of Nine Jet Fighters Flying In Perfect Formation

Video Check out this awesome video of a diamond formation perfectly executed by four Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrums and five Sukhoi Su-27 Flankers! It was part of the Russian military parade for the 70th anniversary of Victory Day over the Nazis, celebrated on 9 May.