News tagged with airplane

800-pound paper airplane takes flight

(PhysOrg.com) -- An 800-pound, 45-foot-long paper airplane with a 24-foot wingspan may be the largest paper airplane ever to glide across the sky. After being hoisted to a height of 2,703 feet by a helicopter ...

Mar 27, 2012 4.3 / 5 (6) 4 | with audio podcast weblog

EU to keep carbon tax on airlines

The European Union will maintain its carbon tax imposed on airlines operating in its airspace, the Danish climate minister said, despite retaliatory trade measures by China.

Mar 09, 2012 not rated yet 0

Using a phone to fly a drone (w/ video)

Imagine controlling an airplane in flight just by holding your iPhone out in front of you: tilting it in the direction you want the plane to travel, or raising it to make the plane fly higher. Or tapping a point on a map ...

Nov 08, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 5 | with audio podcast