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 ...
Scientists discover second purpose for vortex generators
Dyson Unveils His Bladeless Fan (w/ Videos)
Passengers boarding airplanes—we're doing it wrong
'Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we're going, but most aspects of the travel itself are merely endured. There's stressful security, the madding crowd and the ...
Road-worthy plane? Or sky-worthy car?
(PhysOrg.com) -- What began as an MIT student project has evolved into a working prototype of a two-seater airplane that can be quickly converted into a road-worthy car. The car-plane has begun test flights ...
British team set to field test gigantic balloon and water hose geo-engineering experiment
FlyNano electric sea plane takes first test flight
800-pound paper airplane takes flight
Physics duo create first knotted vortex in a fluid (w/ video)
Unmanned Air Force space plane lands in California (w/ Video)
An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission.
Change in solar activity brings increased radiation risk to air passengers
(PhysOrg.com) -- Radiation risks to airplanes and spacecraft are likely to increase when the Sun moves from its present grand solar maximum to lower levels of activity, says research from the University of ...
Wolfram Alpha shows flights overhead
Wolfram Alpha, the online search service launched two years ago, now lets inquiring minds in the United States find out what flights happen to be overhead at any given moment.