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Bird Strikes Are Scary For Even The Strongest Planes

Video: Most people understand that if a big bird gets sucked into a jet engine, that causes bad things requiring a decorated pilot and a conveniently-placed river to save. But if a little birdie were to go up against a fighter jet, things would be different, right?

Is Amazon Secretly Flying Its Own Cargo Planes?

According to a report in Motherboard, there’s a secretive air freight business running in an old DHL facility in Wilmington. It’s impossible to say who is behind it, but as Kari Paul explains, Amazon would be a safe bet.

Landing An RC Plane On An RC Aircraft Carrier Is Mighty Impressive

Building your own 4m 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.

In The Future, International Airline Travel Will Actually Be Fun Again

Travelling abroad is inherently thrilling — but then there’s that interminable, soul-sucking trek to get there. In the future, things might be very different.

F-35: Why There's Nothing Like Australia's New Warplane

The initial squadron of America’s most expensive weapons system ever built is on track for “initial combat use” by August 2016. This is where they’re being built.

A Streaming Camera On This RC Paper Aeroplane Lets You Ride Along

Admit it, when you were a kid, every time you launched a paper aeroplane you imagined what it would be like to actually pilot it. It’s been quite a few years since you were a kid, though, and it turns out the technology to realise such a fantasy finally exists.

How Dutch Investigators Used Science To Reconstruct MH17's Last Moments

The Dutch Safety Board has issued its final report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The cause of the crash has been identified as a BUK surface-to-air missile fired from the Ukraine. The forensic study of the wreckage took months, and saw investigators literally piece together a plane that had been peppered with missile fragmentation to determine exactly what happened in those final moments.

One Of The World's Busiest Airports Looks Like A Toy Set In This Tilt-Shift Video

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.

Boeing Patented A Drone That Turns Into A Submarine -- Just Like In Movies

The idea to build a plane that turns into a submarine is not new. However, the mission to build an unmanned variation of such a vehicle is rather 21st-century. Boeing actually already has a design ready.

Investigators: Plane Debris Is 'Conclusively' From MH370

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.

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