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Apr 7, 2016 06:17 AM ET
Airplanes fly best high up. We breathe best down low. DNews explains the extraordinary engineering that keeps airline passengers breathing comfortably while flying higher than Mount Everest.
Feb 18, 2016 04:09 AM ET
The world's most famous plane, Air Force One, will soon be getting an upgrade. What is life like on POTUS's plane?
Dec 28, 2015 11:56 AM ET
Would you be surprised to learn that today's designers of tomorrows airplanes are putting a great deal of thought into the environmental footprint of their new creations? It's true! How does a biofuel-powered plane sound?
Nov 4, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
An aircraft dubbed the Skreemr can travel at 10 times the speed of sound, or just under 8,000 mph.
Oct 11, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A swimming suit that cleans up ocean pollution, a waterless sink and an indestructible drone round out this week's gallery.
Jul 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA and other aircraft developers are looking for ways to drop the cost of fuel and lower the emissions for short-haul flights.
Jul 24, 2015 09:41 AM ET // Eric Niiler
As the number of drone hobbyists increases, so do the number of close calls between the machines and planes and helicopters.
Jun 1, 2015 07:55 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A low-speed solo flight will traverse U.S., Canada and North Atlantic over the course of several months. Continue reading →
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