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Tag: Airplane

Transition Flying Car to Be on Hand at New York Auto Show

Transition Flying Car to Be on Hand at New York Auto Show
I don’t know if you remember the toys or the cartoon from back in the 1980s called MASK. That was one my favorite shows and had a bunch of the toys that were cars, trucks, and motorcycles that turned into other things. My favorite was a motorcycle that turned into…

Behold, a LEGO Raptor Flying in a LEGO Raptor

Behold, a LEGO Raptor Flying in a LEGO Raptor
Yo dawg, I herd you like Raptors, so I put a LEGO Raptor in yo LEGO Raptor, so you can fly prehistoric-style while you fly. That’s what Jack Marquez, who goes by “Ewok in Disguise” on Flickr thought a lot about that when he was constructing his little F-22 Raptor…
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Record for Longest Paper Airplane Thrown, Now Held by a Quarterback

Record for Longest Paper Airplane Thrown, Now Held by a Quarterback
How far can you throw a paper airplane? Not very far I’m guessing. At least not compared to this guy. You have to throw it just right. Too hard and it takes a nosedive, too light and it doesn’t go anywhere. And it’s not just about the design of the…

Tiny Airplane Lands Inside a Lightbulb

Tiny Airplane Lands Inside a Lightbulb
I’ve always been impressed by those model makers who can cram a tiny ship inside of a bottle, but this model has completely blown my mind. What you’re looking at here is a tiny model of a KLM Airbus A330 inside of an incandescent light bulb.…

FAA Clears iPad for Use in Flight by Pilots

FAA Clears iPad for Use in Flight by Pilots
The FAA has announced that it has cleared the Apple iPad for use in commercial flights in all stages of the flight by pilots. American Airlines has conducted tests of both iPad and iPad 2 for all phases of flight for the last 6 months, it has been deemed it…

Boeing Fights Fire by Dropping Giant Water Balloon Bombs

Boeing Fights Fire by Dropping Giant Water Balloon Bombs
So scientists are shooting lasers into the sky to make it rain in areas that are in dire need of some precipitation, and now Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, wants to fight fires by dropping giant water balloon bombs over the flames.…

First 3D Printed Plane: Future of Drones and UAVs?

First 3D Printed Plane: Future of Drones and UAVs?
3D printing has been used in a variety of different ways, but this is the first time that I’ve seen it being used to print out a whole airplane. UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are pretty important in the military these days, and even on science missions. Now, a team from…

Power Up Propels Paper Planes

Power Up Propels Paper Planes
I can remember when I was in grade school. On free days in gym, the coach would give us a bunch of paper and we would see who could build the plane that flew the longest. My precision folding skills were off so I never won that contest. What I…

Hypermach SonicStar: Fly from New York to London in 2 Hours (Someday)

Hypermach SonicStar: Fly from New York to London in 2 Hours (Someday)
Like many people, I was saddened to see the Concorde retired, but it looks like there will be an even faster alternative available for those with deep pockets: it’s called the Hypermach SonicStar, and it’s supposed to get you from Toronto to London in 2 hours.…

Green Siemens Airplane is the Chevy Volt of Aviation

Green Siemens Airplane is the Chevy Volt of Aviation
I have always wanted to learn to fly, since aviation is an interest of mine. It’s been very interesting over the last few years to see the giant push for green vehicles in the automotive sector spill over into aviation. Sure, it’s nice that these green planes can reduce pollution,…

Dude Builds Airplane in Basement, Tears House Apart to Get it Out

Dude Builds Airplane in Basement, Tears House Apart to Get it Out
I have always wanted to learn to fly an airplane. The thing that has kept me from it is that the airplanes are so expensive to purchase and maintain. You can buy kits to build an airplane of your own, but even those can run tens of thousands of dollars…

iPhone 4 Falls 1,000 Feet from Plane and Survives

iPhone 4 Falls 1,000 Feet from Plane and Survives
I’ve heard my share of horror stories of people dropping their iPhone 4 out of their pocket and having the screen shatter on impact. That’s why I was amazed when I read about this iPhone 4 which was accidentally dropped out of an airplane – and survived with nary a…

USB Airplane Tailfins Won’t Help Your Laptop Fly

USB Airplane Tailfins Won’t Help Your Laptop Fly
If you are a fan of odd and quirky USB gear that serves a purpose you will like these new flash drives. The drives come from Bader Models and are offered with a bunch of different commercial airliner logos and colors.…

Wings Askew: Why Does This Fly?

Wings Askew: Why Does This Fly?
Yep, this was a real plane that was created by NASA and it’s called the AD-1. It’s got these strange oblique wings that are turned 60-degrees across its fuselage. The main question is why was this done and how could it fly?…

Geeks Launch Paper Airplane From 90,000 Feet

Geeks Launch Paper Airplane From 90,000 Feet
I have flown my fair share of paper airplanes during my days. As high-tech as in ever went was putting a paper clip on them for extra weight though. Some geeks got together and built this spaceworthy paper airplane from paper and straws with a 3-foot wingspan.…

Ben Heck’s Coach Section Laptop Lets You Compute While Flying

Ben Heck’s Coach Section Laptop Lets You Compute While Flying
Created for the latest episode of The Ben Heck Show, the modder created yet another ingenious design, a laptop with a screen optimized for flying in a in the cramped cabin of a commercial airplane. If any of you have ever tried to use your laptop on the tray table…
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