A cool plane momentarily injected some excitement into the lives of some otherwise-bored car drivers when it made an emergency landing onto the highway in front of them this weekend in the Bay Area.
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Six times per week, an empty plane used to fly from London's Heathrow Airport to Cardiff, Wales. The next day, the plane would make the return trip without a single passenger. Half As Interesting, the second channel from Planelopnik-approved Wendover Productions, details why ghost flights like this sometimes operate from Britain's biggest airport in his new video.
Honda's line of private jets have always been technological marvels, and their latest revision is no exception. The new HondaJet Elite increases fuel range over the original, is quieter, and has upgraded sound and avionics systems. The big news, though, is the HondaJet Elite's fully-enclosed lavatory, which has a toilet with full seat belts, allowing for the no-compromises defecation needs and HondaJet's clientele demands.
Billionaires are taking to space the way wistful young men take to the sea in 19th Century novels. Last week, Elon Musk launched his Tesla Roadster at the astroid belt using the world's most powerful rocket currently in operation. Not to be outdone, Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen also has a big plan (and a big plane) for going to space.
A 17-hour test flight where you end up right back where you started is probably pretty boring. Any way to spice things up is probably welcome, which is likely why Boeing test pilots used their long, boring test flight to draw a massive outline of their plane all over America's beautiful face.
There are plenty of people who still reminisce about the days before airport security checkpoints were a thing, when they could kiss loved ones at the gates and all of that junk. But soon, we're going to long for the days of more privacy: The TSA will soon make travellers tear apart carry-on bags at security.
You may not want a robot landing the 737 you're a passenger on, but DARPA is celebrating the fact that its Aircrew Labour In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) landing the aircraft.
Toyota wants you to stop calling it boring, and dang it, Toyota is going to give some hipster kids money to build a flying car in order to prove its coolness. The goal is to get a prototype in the air by next year, with four rotors helping lift it off of the ground. But wait, no, this actually sounds like a drone.