autoevolution

Stories about: aircraft

The Aircraft of the Future Will Transform and Heal Itself While Still Flying
The Aircraft of the Future Will Transform and Heal Itself While Still Flying

8 Jul 2014, 11:54 UTC / BAE Systems, a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company headquartered in London, has recently unveiled a couple of their newest futuristic concepts. Engineers expect 3D-pri...

 
Future Aircraft to Have Starcraft-like Onboard Drone Production
Future Aircraft to Have Starcraft-like Onboard Drone Production

7 Jul 2014, 13:47 UTC / If you’re at least a casual gamer, you might have heard or played with the Protoss Carrier ship in Starcraft, the race’s ultimate airborne weapon against air and land targets. We’l...

 
World’s First Smartphone-Controlled Aircraft Is Cheap and Fun
World’s First Smartphone-Controlled Aircraft Is Cheap and Fun

2 Jul 2014, 16:18 UTC / Toby Rich, a German company based-in Bremen that creates smartphone gadgets, has designed the world’s first smartphone-controlled aircraft. The SmartPlane is bluetooth-paired with its remote a...

 
Pall-V One Is a Hybrid Car and Gyroplane James Bond Would Love
Pall-V One Is a Hybrid Car and Gyroplane James Bond Would Love

28 Jun 2014, 19:03 UTC / While some people keep chasing celebrity diets and lifestyles, or watch football matches yet taking another sip of their 6-pack of beer, innovative engineers think of new ways to break mankind&rsquo...

 
This Austrian Is so Strong He Can Pull a 142-ton Boeing 777
This Austrian Is so Strong He Can Pull a 142-ton Boeing 777

27 Jun 2014, 12:19 UTC / What, you thought you need a truck to pull a Boeing? Well, think again, because this 44-year old strongman from Austria just broke all the odds pulling an 142 tons airplane by only using his strengt...

 
Czech Private Army Museum Has Stalin’s Statue Sitting Next to Spitfire <span>· Video</span>
Czech Private Army Museum Has Stalin’s Statue Sitting Next to Spitfire · Video

16 Jun 2014, 09:13 UTC / Jay Leno collects cars and we know all about that, Elton John is more of the sunglasses collector, so it shouldn't surprise us that some people in this world collect weapons. But when it comes ...

 
Engineer Converts Boeing 727 into Home, Hides It in the Woods
Engineer Converts Boeing 727 into Home, Hides It in the Woods

10 Jun 2014, 13:10 UTC / Imagine going for a short tracking trip in the woods when suddenly you see a 153 foot (456 meters) (46 meters) passenger plane right in the middle of it. That is exactly what you’ll experience...

 
Sunseeker Takes World's First Solar-Powered Passenger Flight
Sunseeker Takes World's First Solar-Powered Passenger Flight

2 Jun 2014, 15:23 UTC / Solar Flight, the company that created the first airplane to make the first solar powered crossing of America in 1990, has recently announced that their newest airplane had made the world’s fi...

 
Virgin Galactic: One Step Closer to the Edge of Space
Virgin Galactic: One Step Closer to the Edge of Space

2 Jun 2014, 09:48 UTC / The privately-funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS (Public Joint Stock Company) have recently signed a key agreement wit...

 
This Remote Control Paper Airplane Is Smartphone Guided
This Remote Control Paper Airplane Is Smartphone Guided

27 May 2014, 14:36 UTC / Making paper plane is only the first thing you learn how to do when you join kindergarden. Somehow though, it stays in your memory for your hole life. That is exactly what happened with creator Shai...

 
HondaJet, the Sportscar of The Sky, Will Be Ready in 2015
HondaJet, the Sportscar of The Sky, Will Be Ready in 2015

24 May 2014, 17:07 UTC / A Japanese corporation, primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, Honda has recently announced their groundbreaking new luxury aircraft will be released for public sale next ...

 
China Builds Its First Passenger Airliner Jets
China Builds Its First Passenger Airliner Jets

23 May 2014, 12:03 UTC / Two ARJ21-700 planes, China’s first homegrown regional airliners, are ready to be delivered. The announcement was recently made by COMAC’s executive, Tian Min, and is to bring China in t...

 
$279,000 Terrafugia Roadable Aircraft Presented in New York <span>· Photo Gallery</span>
$279,000 Terrafugia Roadable Aircraft Presented in New York · Photo Gallery

5 Apr 2012, 09:47 UTC / Given the fact that roads are getting more and more crowded, car manufacturers thought that it would be nice if they could also conquer the sky. That is exactly what Terrafugia Inc. thought in 2010 ...

 
Mercedes B-Klasse F-CELL Guiding Aircrafts
Mercedes B-Klasse F-CELL Guiding Aircrafts

16 Aug 2011, 07:14 UTC / Stuttgart has just become the first German airport to use a fuel cell-powered electric car as a "follow me" vehicle, Daimler announced today, as its Mercedes-Benz B-Klasse F-CELL was the o...

 
A Look Behind the Scenes at HondaJet
A Look Behind the Scenes at HondaJet

27 Jul 2011, 06:58 UTC / Taking pride in developing its first-ever commercial aircraft, Honda decided to offer us a video showing a sneak peak into the facility that produces the $4.5 million HondaJet, including remarks by ...

 
Trump Force One Lands in New York for the First Time
Trump Force One Lands in New York for the First Time

7 Jun 2011, 13:04 UTC / If you haven’t heard of the name Donald Trump, you’re either a hermit priest or you haven’t left your cave for some 40 years. The New York real estate mogul is a man who needs to t...

 
For Sale: HBC Aircraft With Lotus Sports Car Included
For Sale: HBC Aircraft With Lotus Sports Car Included

23 May 2011, 13:54 UTC / We've seen real estates and luxury watercrafts offered with free supercars, so it was time for the industry to up the game. Following a collaboration between Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC)...

 
BMW Business Jet Seats for Iacobucci HF
BMW Business Jet Seats for Iacobucci HF

29 Oct 2010, 12:42 UTC / BMW Group’s subsidiary DesignworkUSA was kept pretty busy for a while, designing VIP jet seats for galley inserts supplier Iacobucci HF. The designers have now managed to come up with an innov...

 
ABJ Fusion, the Limousine that Flies
ABJ Fusion, the Limousine that Flies

22 Oct 2010, 13:12 UTC / Before you start thinking of a four-wheeled, 17.5ft-long car, let us tell you that we're actually referring to a futuristic aircraft design that boasts a limo-like interior comfort. Dubbed ABJ ...

 
HondaJet Aircraft Details and Photos Released
HondaJet Aircraft Details and Photos Released

19 Oct 2010, 14:32 UTC / At this year’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention, Honda released an update to its HondaJet advanced light jet program, including production cockpit and cabin designs fea...