An aircraft dubbed the Skreemr can travel at 10 times the speed of sound, or just under 8,000 mph.
NASA and other aircraft developers are looking for ways to drop the cost of fuel and lower the emissions for short-haul flights.
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Let's hope your pilot isn't playing Angry Birds in the cockpit. United Airlines announced Tuesday it will replace paper flight manuals with electronic flight bags, aka 11,000 in-flight iPads, Wired reported. This switch will save United 326,000 gallons of jet fuel and 16 million sheets of paper a y...
For most people, the first time they fly a new airplane is an occasion for caution. For Chip Yates, it was a chance to set a new world record, which he did, setting the all time high speed for an electric plane, at 202.6 mph. Yates, who also holds the record for fastest run on [...]
An aircraft launches on a 60,000-mile odyssey to study the atmosphere and show how far a gallon of gas can take you.
A new security machine scans bottles to determine if the contents are safe to take on the plane.
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