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Stories about: airplanes

Forget Kitty Hawk, Long Island Was America’s True Cradle of Aviation
Forget Kitty Hawk, Long Island Was America’s True Cradle of Aviation

14 Jul 2022, 21:21 UTC / When studied more closely, we find that if Kitty Hawk was aviation's birthplace, Long Island, New York, was its cradle, and shows it

 
This Hilarious Tricycle Has a Propeller Attached to its  Backside, Actually Quite Useful
This Hilarious Tricycle Has a Propeller Attached to its Backside, Actually Quite Useful

10 Jul 2022, 13:41 UTC / Despite how it looks, there was a real method behind the hilarity that shaped this bizarre creation. One that helped aerospace engineers learn the ropes

 
America's First Coast to Coast Flight Was Funded By a Grape Soda Company, Took Seven Weeks
America's First Coast to Coast Flight Was Funded By a Grape Soda Company, Took Seven Weeks

10 Jul 2022, 01:30 UTC / Since we had no idea of the existence of the Vin Fiz Flyer before happening upon this faithful replica, not every landmark event from this period is well known

 
Glenn H Curtiss Museum: a Former Wine Factory Full of Vintage Cars, Bikes, and Airplanes
Glenn H Curtiss Museum: a Former Wine Factory Full of Vintage Cars, Bikes, and Airplanes

23 May 2022, 03:02 UTC / As many as two or three dozen more classic bikes of both Curtiss's and other bikemakers' creations are laid out in self-contained sections of the museum

 
1997 Gulfstream GV Business Jet Needs to Check Your Net Worth, Price Set at $12 Million
1997 Gulfstream GV Business Jet Needs to Check Your Net Worth, Price Set at $12 Million

9 Mar 2022, 15:52 UTC / This 1997 Gulfstream GV, or G-Five, is valued at above market price, but the specs are great, and it was recently repainted by Gulfstream themselves

 
Here's Why All-Electric Aircraft Are So Much Trickier Than Cars and Trucks
Here's Why All-Electric Aircraft Are So Much Trickier Than Cars and Trucks

3 Mar 2022, 18:45 UTC / The world's first electrically propelled airship was flown well over a century ago by Gaston Tissandier of France on October 8th, 1883

 
This Hangar Takes Old Warplanes and Restores Them to Museum Condition, X-Wing Makes Cameo
This Hangar Takes Old Warplanes and Restores Them to Museum Condition, X-Wing Makes Cameo

25 Jan 2022, 19:27 UTC / f you thought auto restorations looked grueling, vintage warplane restoration makes that look like washing off your old HotWheels toys.

 
PowerUp 4.0 Motorized Paper Airplane Kit Is the Ultimate Childhood Throwback
PowerUp 4.0 Motorized Paper Airplane Kit Is the Ultimate Childhood Throwback

19 Aug 2021, 16:00 UTC / This kit takes a plain paper airplane and turns it into a motorized version capable of speeds up to 20 mph. Made of carbon fiber and Bluetooth controlled.

 
Used Gulfstream G200 Jet Looks Like Eddie Van Halen’s Guitar, Costs Less Than a New Chiron
Used Gulfstream G200 Jet Looks Like Eddie Van Halen’s Guitar, Costs Less Than a New Chiron

17 Aug 2021, 15:24 UTC / This 21-year-old Gulfstream G200, powered by its twin Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306 engines, can be yours in exchange for $2,695,000

 
The Flights to Nowhere Trend Is Getting a Boost from Another Industry Giant
The Flights to Nowhere Trend Is Getting a Boost from Another Industry Giant

14 Feb 2021, 18:38 UTC / Korean Air has officially announced that it’s starting to offer flights to nowhere because, you know, nobody currently affords not to

 
Hybrid-Electric Plane Can Reduce NOx Emissions by 95%, MIT Says It Could Work
Hybrid-Electric Plane Can Reduce NOx Emissions by 95%, MIT Says It Could Work

1 Feb 2021, 09:01 UTC / MIT engineers have created a new aircraft design that is focused on reducing air pollution, all inspired by Volkswagen’s Dieselgate scandal

 
America’s Airplanes Get Official EPA Emissions Standards
America’s Airplanes Get Official EPA Emissions Standards

3 Jan 2021, 07:20 UTC / The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it finalized its emission standards for commercial airplanes and jets

 
Polished P-51 Mustang and F4U Corsair Used to Film Epic Watch Commercial
Polished P-51 Mustang and F4U Corsair Used to Film Epic Watch Commercial

14 Dec 2015, 16:50 UTC / This is so much better than a Bentley SUV with a custom watch in the dash! A lot of power and a lot of cylinders attatched to two legendary airplanes

 
Planes, Trains and Automobiles...
Planes, Trains and Automobiles...

26 Jul 2010, 10:26 UTC / ...For some time now, I've started to have this inexplicable hatred towards trains. Yes, I hate trains, sue me! I don't hate all them, actually, but mainly the idea that you depend on them...