This concept aircraft from Boeing that aims to revolutionize air travel, it runs on cryogenic liquified natural gas and has a fuel efficiency compared by the current generation of passenger jets by an amazing 60%! Images credit Boeing
Flying like a bird! Dutch mechanical engineer Jarno Smeets take off and fly with his own invention like a real bird, just by flapping his wings! We did it! This weekend I flew a 100 meters with my selfbuilt wings.
Update 1: Flying like a bird! But the video is it real? There is an update in gizmodo.
Update 2: Flying Bird Man Is Fake! The man who claimed to achieve bird-like flight with a custom-built contraption came clean today: It was a hoax 8 months in the making.
The Russian K7 Flying Fortress was a project starting near 1929 and 1930 designed to be a giant sky fortress and create a perimeter in the skies to stop large quantities of aircraft before enter in Russian airspace.
Felix Baumgartner from Austria jumped out of a space capsule from an altitude of approximately 71,580 feet in New Mexico. The space capsule was attached to a giant helium balloon above the so-called “Armstrong Line.”
Three industry teams spent 2011 studying how to meet NASA’s goals for making future aircraft burn 50 percent less fuel than aircraft that entered service in 1998, emit 75 percent fewer harmful emissions; and shrink the size of geographic areas affected by objectionable airport noise by 83 percent. Image credit: NASA
Jeb Corliss just released a new video called Grounded with GoPro footage of the accident which shows the crash from multiple angles in HD. Imagine how he felt when he hit a mountain while flying at 120mph. Get well soon, Jeb!