May 20, 2013
The 151st Air Refueling Wing (ARW) conduct ‘Tron like’ air refueling operation with a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft over southern Idaho, on May 9, 2013, over southern Idaho. Larger image via gizmodo [Flickr]
May 17, 2013
The Skywhale hot-air balloon by Patricia Piccinini, made its first fly as one of the major commissions for the Centenary of Canberra program. Will also fly at different locations around Australia during the year. Watch the video…
May 15, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just proposed a new format for better in-flight Wi-Fi connections, using a more reliable system of contact between a plane and the ground.
May 15, 2013
The Drone Jet X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia. Image © NAVAL news. Watch the video…
May 14, 2013
Photographer Phillip Calais who toke this impressive solar eclipse photo, said: It was just eight minutes after sunrise, last week, and already there were four things in front of the Sun. The largest and most notable was Earth’s Moon, obscuring a big chunk of the Sun’s lower limb as it moved across the solar disk, as viewed from Fremantle, Australia. Image © Phillip Calais. Used with permission.
May 13, 2013
John McGinnis, a 47-year-old composite manufacturer, he taught himself fluid dynamics and aeronautical engineering over twenty years. His conceptual aircraft Synergy could be quieter, cheaper and at more than 40 mpg, up to three times as fuel-efficient. Watch the video…
May 8, 2013
Exceptional R/C Copter skills by Bert Kammerer, which seemingly defy physics and also showcases a new way for grass trimming. Check out the video…