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China Welcomes Airbus and Boeing Passenger Competitor, the C919
China Welcomes Airbus and Boeing Passenger Competitor, the C919

2 Nov 2015, 10:42 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / China under Mao dreamed they could one day build an air transport industry. Today, that era has started and has no other place to go than up

 
Chinese Villager Builds His Own Zeppelin, Proves It Can Fly
Chinese Villager Builds His Own Zeppelin, Proves It Can Fly

29 Oct 2015, 16:51 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Some people love cars and spend their lives trying to create the perfect automobile. Others love aircraft, just like this farmer who built his own Zeppelin

 
Weird Nazi Toys: Messerschmitt Me-163 Komet Is a Rocket Interceptor
Weird Nazi Toys: Messerschmitt Me-163 Komet Is a Rocket Interceptor

27 Oct 2015, 17:48 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It's a rocket fighter that the Nazis built to hunt down bombers. However, it never worked like they expected it to

 
China’s Modern Zeppelin Is a Solar-Powered Giant of the Skies That Travels Near Space
China’s Modern Zeppelin Is a Solar-Powered Giant of the Skies That Travels Near Space

22 Oct 2015, 14:34 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / The German Zeppelin was a lot different than what the Chinese have recently tested, but it does look similar up to some point

 
Lockheed Martin Breaks Boundaries of 360-Degree Laser Shooting
Lockheed Martin Breaks Boundaries of 360-Degree Laser Shooting

20 Oct 2015, 08:13 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Laser weapons are the next big thing in military development, and Lockheed Martin wants to be the first to deliver one heck of a jet

 
Cars Are Needed to Help USAF U-2 “Dragon Lady” Spy Plane Land
Cars Are Needed to Help USAF U-2 “Dragon Lady” Spy Plane Land

15 Oct 2015, 14:40 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Millions of dollars worth of military equipment, and in the end, it all comes down to one very mundane car and the radio operator it carries inside

 
The $1 Flight to Nowhere Is a Sad Story with a Happy Ending
The $1 Flight to Nowhere Is a Sad Story with a Happy Ending

14 Oct 2015, 10:02 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / While some people out there are struggling with what is commonly known as "1st world problems," others are too poor to even set foot in a plane

 
Russian SU-25 Frogfoot Used to Bomb Syria Is a Capable Old War Bird
Russian SU-25 Frogfoot Used to Bomb Syria Is a Capable Old War Bird

2 Oct 2015, 11:15 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Wondering what those ugly war birds Russia is using to bomb the Syrian rebels are? So were we and we made a story about it

 
You Can Pre-Order a WWII German Jet Built New
You Can Pre-Order a WWII German Jet Built New

21 Sep 2015, 12:23 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / There have been many crimes during the biggest wars in history, but there were also some technological evolutions worth mentioning

 
A Look Inside the Only Boeing B-29 Superfortress Still in Service
A Look Inside the Only Boeing B-29 Superfortress Still in Service

15 Sep 2015, 12:27 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Boeing B-29 Superfortress was one of the most advanced aicraft of the time. Out of approximately 4,000 built, there's only one still capable of taking off

 
A Look at The Aircraft of the Future Designed by Lockheed Martin
A Look at The Aircraft of the Future Designed by Lockheed Martin

1 Sep 2015, 10:11 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Fuel efficiency is a matter that concerns all means of transportation, not just cars. Therefore, aeronautic companies are looking for new technologies

 
Ettore Bugatti's 100P Air Racer Set to Fly for the First Time
Ettore Bugatti's 100P Air Racer Set to Fly for the First Time

11 Aug 2015, 17:15 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Ettore Bugatti had several plans to create the fastest vehicles in the world. But he also wished he could do the same with an aircraft

 
Is Airbus Planning to Bring Back the Concorde?
Is Airbus Planning to Bring Back the Concorde?

5 Aug 2015, 11:35 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Concorde was one of only two supersonic aircraft that ever entered commercial service. Yet, it was still about two times slower than what Airbus has in mind

 
NTSB Releases Final Summary of SpaceShipTwo Accident Investigation
NTSB Releases Final Summary of SpaceShipTwo Accident Investigation

28 Jul 2015, 15:49 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has finished the investigation about last year's crash involving Virgin Galactic's test flight

 
Watch the Moment a MiG-29 Jet Fighter Takes Off Vertically
Watch the Moment a MiG-29 Jet Fighter Takes Off Vertically

28 Jul 2015, 15:04 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Before the dissolution of the Soviet Union both the Eastern countries and the Western ones would constantly develop new war technologies

 
The Uber of the Skies Has Jay Z’s Money, and It’s Growing Big
The Uber of the Skies Has Jay Z’s Money, and It’s Growing Big

24 Jul 2015, 08:52 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / The rich are getting richer and the poor... Well, this post is clearly not about those who can't afford a flight. In fact, it's for those who only fly private

 
Watch a 4-Year-Old Girl Reacting to Her Father Flipping the Plane Upside Down <span>· Video</span>
Watch a 4-Year-Old Girl Reacting to Her Father Flipping the Plane Upside Down · Video

18 Jun 2015, 15:17 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Watching this 4-year-old girl enjoying an aerobatic flight while her father is the pilot is simply adorable. And you don't have to be a parent to call it that

 
New Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Taking Off Vertically Is Amazing
New Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Taking Off Vertically Is Amazing

12 Jun 2015, 08:59 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / It may cost a quarter of a billion dollars, but the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has some really impressive features. It's also energy efficient

 
Air Force Confirms Matrix-like Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon
Air Force Confirms Matrix-like Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon

27 May 2015, 12:16 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / The Matrix may have been a science fiction, but the US Air Force's new drone featuring an electromagnetic pulse weapon apparently is not

 
Mil Mi-14, the Russian Sub Hunting Helicopter That Can Land on Water
Mil Mi-14, the Russian Sub Hunting Helicopter That Can Land on Water

19 May 2015, 15:34 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Rumor has it that Russian government wants to have a sub hunter again and will put the Mi-14 back in production. Let's hope it will hope better than the tank