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Korean Airline Executive Makes Plane Turn Back over Nuts
Korean Airline Executive Makes Plane Turn Back over Nuts

8 Dec 2014, 17:16 UTC / Executive vice president for Korean Air Heather Cho was traveling first class on flight KE086 bound from New York to Incheon, South Korea, when she lost her temper over the allegedly bad behaviour o...

 
Concept Plane Puts Passengers in Front Seats - Micronautix Triton
Concept Plane Puts Passengers in Front Seats - Micronautix Triton

3 Dec 2014, 15:12 UTC / Are you that type of person who wants to sit in the top front seat on a double decker bus? Or are very curious to see what the subway train driver sees all day? Then you might also enjoy flying in a...

 
Russians Push an Airplane in Siberia after Its Wheels Froze to the Ground
Russians Push an Airplane in Siberia after Its Wheels Froze to the Ground

26 Nov 2014, 13:13 UTC / After an old Tupolev 134 aircraft spend more than 24 hours on the apron of a Siberia-based national airport, the harsh weather turned out to be so bad the airplane’s wheels simply froze to the...

 
Care for a Night in KLM’s Airplane Apartment?
Care for a Night in KLM’s Airplane Apartment?

17 Nov 2014, 18:03 UTC / Most grounded airliners end up teared apart for scrap metal and other salvageable tech from onboard. Others will slowly rot in an airplane cemetery but some get to serve some noble causes. Like beco...

 
NASA Testing High-Tech Shapeshifting Aircraft Wings
NASA Testing High-Tech Shapeshifting Aircraft Wings

11 Nov 2014, 10:22 UTC / Down on the roads, we’re trying to make our cars as green as ever using hybrid or electric powertrains, sleek aerodynamics and ecological manufacturing processes. But let’s not forget ab...

 
Sunstar Solar-Powered Planes To Replace Expensive Satellites?
Sunstar Solar-Powered Planes To Replace Expensive Satellites?

7 Nov 2014, 13:28 UTC / Our world is now dependent on communication, be it an e-mail, a voice call, an SMS or a message over your favorite messenger app. And all these rely on expensive satellites placed on the orbit, whic...

 
Future Trans-Oceanic Flights Will Get Really Comfy, Qantas Airways Says
Future Trans-Oceanic Flights Will Get Really Comfy, Qantas Airways Says

3 Nov 2014, 17:59 UTC / While people fly hoping they at least get a soda for free, chances of actually getting a comfortable seat are more likely something for the upper class nowadays. Confident that sleep is the luxury f...

 
AeroMobil Just Proved Flying Cars are Possible
AeroMobil Just Proved Flying Cars are Possible

31 Oct 2014, 15:14 UTC / It was about a year ago when a Slovakian new company was unveiling their first roadable aircraft named Aeromobile 2.5. A couple of days ago, their newest model has flown over the crowds at the Pione...

 
World’s First Supersonic Business Jet to Arrive by 2021
World’s First Supersonic Business Jet to Arrive by 2021

24 Oct 2014, 15:52 UTC / Airbus and Aerion have recently announced they have partnered up in the quest to create the world’s first supersonic business jet. The new multimillion-dollar aircraft would trim three hours o...

 
This Secret Warplane Graveyard in Ohio Is Pretty Cool
This Secret Warplane Graveyard in Ohio Is Pretty Cool

23 Oct 2014, 12:01 UTC / If there is one thing we love more than checking out cars it's looking for new places that we could take road trips to. And that is exactly what this place hidden in the woods stands for. Locat...

 
Still Waiting for a Flying Car? Check Out the Maverick You can Already Buy
Still Waiting for a Flying Car? Check Out the Maverick You can Already Buy

15 Oct 2014, 09:14 UTC / It’s pretty hard to make a vehicle that will perfectly work both on roads and in air without compromising comfort, performance, safety, versatility, ease of use and, most important, cost. We r...

 
Did Dan Bilzerian Just Buy a Gulfstream IV Airplane?
Did Dan Bilzerian Just Buy a Gulfstream IV Airplane?

30 Sep 2014, 14:26 UTC / So, did you missed him? No? Who cares, there are only about 4.7 million people that follow him on Instagram who do. Pretending to get arrested and then drifting a police car seems like it wouldn&rsq...

 
Facebook Drones To Provide Internet in Remote Areas
Facebook Drones To Provide Internet in Remote Areas

25 Sep 2014, 09:21 UTC / The Internet is enabling you to read this article now even from a hand-held device on the run thanks to your data plan or a wireless connection nearby. You’re probably very accustomed with usi...

 
Chinese Teacher Spent 60 Years Folding 10,000 Paper Planes
Chinese Teacher Spent 60 Years Folding 10,000 Paper Planes

18 Sep 2014, 15:03 UTC / Xu Shuquan, a 70-year old retired primary school teacher from Chengdu, Southwest China, has recently unveiled the more than 10,000 paper planes, he built in the last 60 years. The man says his great...

 
Airbus’ Sensory Isolation Helmet Could Turn Traveling into a Lucid Dream
Airbus’ Sensory Isolation Helmet Could Turn Traveling into a Lucid Dream

16 Sep 2014, 13:43 UTC / For those who loved Tom Cruise’ 2001 big movie hit Vanilla Sky or for those who always feared traveling by air, you’ll want to read this. Airbus, the world’s leading commercial air...

 
Jumbo Jet Conference Table Will Make You Feel Like Jimmy Doolittle
Jumbo Jet Conference Table Will Make You Feel Like Jimmy Doolittle

11 Sep 2014, 16:33 UTC / While the 21st century seems to be rather about braking the outer space limits, that doesn’t mean us, nostalgic folks, can’t still enjoy a good, old Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. Not by travelin...

 
This Inflatable Drone Made in China Might Be The Next Generation UAV
This Inflatable Drone Made in China Might Be The Next Generation UAV

11 Sep 2014, 14:35 UTC / Drones came a long way from being at the use of classified military missions to almost becoming man’s best friend... sort of. This time, it’s China’s turn to impress with their gen...

 
Tupolev Tu-144 "Concordski" Discovered Hidden in Tatarstan
Tupolev Tu-144 "Concordski" Discovered Hidden in Tatarstan

10 Sep 2014, 15:53 UTC / It's not often that we get to write about an airplane, but very few modern birds have an interesting story to tell. The Tupolev Tu-144 is one amazing machine, built, like so many cool things, d...

 
Design Firm Teague and Nike Develop Airline Interior for Athletes
Design Firm Teague and Nike Develop Airline Interior for Athletes

10 Sep 2014, 15:10 UTC / Seattle-based design firm Teague and Nike have recently joined forces in order to develop a concept cabin that is meant to take athletes in supreme comfort. Not only it is a matter of improving the ...

 
Meet the World’s Fastest Civil Turboprop in Production
Meet the World’s Fastest Civil Turboprop in Production

4 Sep 2014, 16:39 UTC / In case you thought auto builders only make cars, then think again. After having Honda launching their fastest and most expensive vehicle ever, we now find Piaggio Aviation preparing the world&rsquo...