Scientists discover second purpose for vortex generators
Future air passengers may get unique, windowless view
Physics duo create first knotted vortex in a fluid (w/ video)
Researchers measure Brazil nut effect in reduced gravity
NASA tests revolutionary shape changing aircraft flap for the first time
(Phys.org) —NASA's green aviation project is one step closer to developing technology that could make future airliners quieter and more fuel-efficient with the successful flight test of a wing surface that ...
New approach assembles big structures from small interlocking pieces
MIT researchers have developed a lightweight structure whose tiny blocks can be snapped together much like the bricks of a child's construction toy. The new material, the researchers say, could revolutionize ...
Fluorescent nanotube coating can detect strain
A new type of paint made with carbon nanotubes at Rice University can help detect strain in buildings, bridges and airplanes.
Security expert said he accessed plane controls mid-flight (Update)
A security researcher told federal agents he was able to hack into aircraft computer systems mid-flight numerous times through the in-flight entertainment systems, and at one point he caused a plane he was ...
Pilot to fly solar plane across Pacific for 5 days, 5 nights
A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.