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Cessna Plane Misses Photographer's Head by Inches, and It's No Figure of Speech
Cessna Plane Misses Photographer's Head by Inches, and It's No Figure of Speech

12 Apr 2016, 20:24 UTC / A plane spotter on a Caribbean island decides to play chicken with a Cessna coming in for landing and is lucky enough to get out of it in one piece

 
Join the U.S. Air Force for the Chance to Name the New B-21 Stealth Bomber
Join the U.S. Air Force for the Chance to Name the New B-21 Stealth Bomber

22 Mar 2016, 15:53 UTC / Not exactly the best line for recruiting new USAF airmen, but naming "the bomber for the 21st century" is a significant incentive nonetheless

 
Emergency Highway Landing Leaves This Ford Fusion Sliced by the Plane's Propeller
Emergency Highway Landing Leaves This Ford Fusion Sliced by the Plane's Propeller

5 Apr 2015, 15:20 UTC / "Someone turned my car into a sliced bread. No, butter won't make it better." That's probably what the driver of this Ford Fusion told the insurance company

 
First Hybrid Aircraft Takes Off
First Hybrid Aircraft Takes Off

3 Jan 2015, 16:21 UTC / Hybrid electric-gasoline cars are no longer a tabu subject these days. But if we have them on the roads for more than a decade, why isn't the technology moving to aircraft too? Large passenger ...

 
Meet the Soviet Supersonic Aircraft TU-144, the Result of the Cold War’s Competition
Meet the Soviet Supersonic Aircraft TU-144, the Result of the Cold War’s Competition

6 Jun 2014, 12:39 UTC / While the French and British were working together to create the Concorde, the Soviets had their own version of the supersonic aircraft, called Tu-144. In total, the Russian made sixteen aircra...

 
$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 ...

 
Police Car Hits Smuglers' Airplane During Pursuit
Police Car Hits Smuglers' Airplane During Pursuit

4 Nov 2011, 09:03 UTC / Police work can be both boring and explosive, it all depends on what you want to do. We are here to give you a video of a police attitude that should be inserted in the “dictionary” as t...

 
Turquoise Lamborghini Aventador Gets Off the Plane in Qatar
Turquoise Lamborghini Aventador Gets Off the Plane in Qatar

25 Oct 2011, 12:36 UTC / You feel good when traveling inside a car, don’t you? Well, cars need to travel too and when we’re talking about a creation such as the Lamborghini Aventador, it’s understood that ...

 
Plane Forced to Crash Land on Florida Highway
Plane Forced to Crash Land on Florida Highway

14 Oct 2011, 08:16 UTC / There you are, minding your own business, driving along with your fellow motorists on a sunny section of the highway in Florida when... oh my God, is that a plane landing in front of you? That might...

 
Chris Brown Dresses His Lamborghini Gallardo as Fighter Jet
Chris Brown Dresses His Lamborghini Gallardo as Fighter Jet

5 Sep 2011, 08:37 UTC / Many supercar drivers like to say that they’re not driving fast but flying low. You can even find this in the signature of automotive forum users from around the world. However, there are some...

 
Jack Roush Comes Back on October 28
Jack Roush Comes Back on October 28

22 Oct 2010, 14:29 UTC / Although initially all the appearances Jack Roush had planned this year were canceled following his plane crash in July, the tycoon apparently can't stay away from the world it made him famous....

 
Crocodile Brought Down Plane, Killed 20
Crocodile Brought Down Plane, Killed 20

22 Oct 2010, 14:09 UTC / On August 25, 2010, a small plane flying from Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, to a regional airport in Bandundu, crashed, killing 20 people on board and leaving only one survivor. Now, a...

 
Drunk Russian Tries to Get Off Flying Air Bus
Drunk Russian Tries to Get Off Flying Air Bus

29 Sep 2010, 07:50 UTC / Before telling you about this little gimmick a Russian construction worker pulled this week, we have to warn that we are not completely sure the airplane involved in this story was an Airbus. Then a...

 
Spanair Flight 5022, Crashed by Malware
Spanair Flight 5022, Crashed by Malware

21 Aug 2010, 08:01 UTC / On August 20, 2008, a Spanair Flight from Barajas Airport (Madrid) to Gran Canaria Airport (Gran Canaria, Spain) crashed shortly after take off, killing 154 people. The aircraft was a McDonnell Doug...

 
Boeing Unveils Hydrogen Powered Phantom Eye Demonstrator
Boeing Unveils Hydrogen Powered Phantom Eye Demonstrator

13 Jul 2010, 16:00 UTC / The Boeing Company recently took the wraps off its hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft, a demonstrator that will fly at an altitude of 65,000 feet for up to four days. The plane was devel...

 
Crashed Tesla Plane Took Off at Own Risk
Crashed Tesla Plane Took Off at Own Risk

23 Apr 2010, 13:40 UTC / The plane crash which killed three Tesla employees in East Palo Alto on February 17 is now being attributed by investigators on the pilot, who decided to take off at his own risk, despite warnings f...