New Year’s Eve flight operations aboard aircraft carrier

operations aboard aircraft carrier

New Year’s Eve flight operations aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, in the Arabian Golf.   Watch the video…

By |January 5, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , |

First Hybrid-electric airplane

Hybrid-electric airplane

Hybrid-electric airplane, the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight, has been successfully tested in the UK.   Watch the video…

By |January 3, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

Airbus A380 from Concept to Reality

Airbus A380

The Qatar Airways Airbus A380 journey begins with the arrival of the component parts to build our plane…   Watch the video…

By |September 19, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , |

Nike’s sports aircraft cabin of the future

Nike's sports aircraft cabin

Seattle-based firm, Teague designed for Nike a jet fit for a (Sacramento) King, specifically an aircraft cabin of the future.

By |September 10, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

Aeromobil 2.5 flying car successfully takes off

Aeromobil 2.5

The third edition of Aeromobil 2.5 flying car, designed by Slovakian engineer Stefan Klein, successfully takes off.

By |September 6, 2014|Categories: Aviation, Vehicles|Tags: , , , , , |

BMW M4 at the Ultimate Racetrack


The Ultimate Racetrack… The BMW M4 Coupé tackles uncharted territory, on an aircraft carrier.   Take a look at the video…

By |July 9, 2014|Categories: Boats, Vehicles|Tags: , , , |

Airbus windowless jet cockpit

windowless cockpit

Airbus has received a U.S. Patent for a windowless jet cockpit, that revolutionizes the way planes are flown. The pilots will still be at the plane, but instead of the traditional windows, they will look at giant displays. OK, but why?

By |July 4, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , |

North Atlantic Air Traffic Skies

North Atlantic Air Traffic

Every day, two to three thousand aircraft fly across the North Atlantic between Canada, the United States and Europe. This airspace is divided into six Oceanic Control Areas (or OCAs).   Watch the video…

By |June 30, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Storm Cell over the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Storm Cell

This storm cell image taken from NASA’s high-altitude ER-2 aircraft, during a study aimed at gaining a better understanding of precipitation over mountainous terrain, on May 23, 2014 over the Southern Appalachian Mountains.   Image Credit: NASA / Stu Broce

By |June 20, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Aircraft wings that change their shape in flight

Aircraft wings changing their shape

The Fraunhofer consortium’s project aims at a reduction of jet fuel, to protect the environment, by changing the shape of aircraft wings in flight.

By |May 27, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , |