Here's what has to happen in order for there to be electric planes
Electric Planes could happen soon. But see what's currently in the way.
100 units of blood flown from Israel to Peru for sick tourist
A paramedic from the Magen David Adom emergency rescue organization is bringing the blood to Lima.
Plasma wings could change the way airplanes are designed and flown — NOVA Next
By harnessing the power of plasma, engineers may be on the cusp of a revolution in aircraft design and more.
10 Electric Planes to Watch
Solar and other all-electric planes are getting more practical
NASA Wants to Fly Electric Planes in 20 Years
NASA wants to make carbon-free flying the status quo within a generation.
10 Free Things You Can Get on a Plane
From shrinking seats to ever-dwindling in-flight amenities, the airline industry really earns its tightfisted reputation. But if you know what to ask for, you'll find a variety of free in-flight offerings.
Nasa's 10-engine electric plane completes flight test
Science News: Nasa has developed and successfully flight tested a battery-powered plane with 10 engines that can take off and land like a helicopter and fly efficie
NASA's 10-Engine Electric Plane Takes Off and Lands Like a Helicopter
Greased Lightning is an electric plane with 10 engines that can take off and land like a helicopter.
Why do planes crash? Lessons for junior and senior developers
Lessons from "Outliers: The Story of Success" for software developers
Putting a pet on a plane? Here's what you need to know
Last year, a total of 26 pets died on commercial airline flights. Still, that's more than one-third less than the year before, when 35 pets died in-flight.
How ‘Feather Lady’ Roxie Laybourne Cracked the Deadly Problem of Planes and Birds
The Smithsonian scientist combined her eye for microscopic detail with a lifelong interest in engines to found the field of forensic ornithology.
How NASA Tests Shapeshifting Plane Wings
Shape memory alloys could make plane wings that flap, to reduce drag, or increase stability in supersonic flight.
You've Heard of Electric Cars. How About an Electric Plane?
The Airbus Group has unveiled the world's first electric plane. It runs on batteries and can stay in the air for about an hour.
Tesla Electric Plane: How Elon Musk Plans to Bring Batteries to the Skies
Elon Musk thinks electric planes will be more practical in 5 years
Though it’s easy to poke fun at Elon Musk’s online shenanigans, there’s no denying that he was able to revolutionize the auto industry in a relatively short period of time. Thanks to the init…
Nasa testing 10-engine battery-powered electric plane prototype that takes off vertically
NASA's Greased Lightning GL-10 would make a great UAV for surveillance or a small passenger vehicle
All-electric plane sets new records: top speed of 340 km/h (211 mph) and first electric aerotow
Siemens has been pioneering battery-powered flight as part of its electric motor development program. They invented a new electric motor that they have installed an Extra 330LE prototype electric a…
Why This Is The First Year California Has Flown The Pride Flag At Its Capitol
The flagpole outside of California's Capitol has a new, temporary addition this Pride month. Usually, it just hosts the American flag and the California flag. But right now and until July 1, the California Capitol is also flying the Pride flag.…
Ukiah Airport Day shows how the past has been preserved in planes
Ukiah Airport Day, a show of aviation and family fun, could be seen as an intersection of the past and future. Rare war planes took turns flying on Saturday at the Ukiah Regional Airport, as pilots showed off their skills and told bystanders of each a
Why the U.S. Military Still Flies Cold-War Era Planes