Aviation

Hoverbike on Kickstarter

Hoverbike

Hoverbike designed to do what a helicopter does, but smaller, cost less and do so better, is a revolution in aviation.   Watch the video…

By |July 29, 2014|Categories: Aviation, Vehicles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Elytron 2S Tiltrotor concept

Elytron 2S

The Elytron tiltrotor concept family of aircraft is designed for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), combined with the speed and efficiency advantages of fixed wing plane.

By |July 25, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A New Bomber for the Air Force

Boeing New Bomber

The U.S. Air Force is working on a new Long Range Strike-Bomber program and just released a request for proposals (RFP).

By |July 25, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |0 Comments

How does a Jet Engine work?

GE Engine

How does a jet engine work? Baratunde Thurston takes you behind the scenes at GE‘s Global Research Center.    Watch the video…

By |July 23, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |0 Comments

New type of Drone for dangerous missions

Ares- Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System

An entirely new type of combat drone called Ares, designed to take off and land vertically for dangerous missions, the Depart­ment of Defense will test-fly as early as next year.

By |July 22, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Pilot’s Helmet with superior Tracking and Night Vision

BAE Systems pilot's Striker II HMD helmet

BAE Systems just unveiled its latest combat pilot’s Striker II HMD helmet, with Superior Tracking and Night Vision.

By |July 21, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Airbus demonstrated the E-Fan electric plane

Airbus E-Fan electric plane

Airbus demonstrated the E-Fan electric plane at Farnborough International Airshow, and hopes to begin selling it in late 2017 for pilot training.   Watch the video…

By |July 21, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

F-18F Low Altitude Training

F-18F

A US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet pilot practicing low altitude training, NOE (nap of the earth), flying over Northern California.   Watch the video…

By |July 19, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Wingsuit flying through a Waterfall

Wingsuit flying

This guy flies his Squirrel Aura wingsuit through a waterfall in Switzerland.   Watch the video…

By |July 16, 2014|Categories: Aviation, Sports|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Squeezing more passengers per plane

Airbus saddle seat

France-based Airbus Operations just submitted a patent for a new passenger seat, to ‘squeezing more passengers per plane.’

By |July 15, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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