Either Wang Yaping or Liu Yang -- both advanced fighter pilots -- is set to become a heavenly heroine to a billion Chinese when one of them becomes the country's first female "taikonaut".
(PhysOrg.com) -- Certain birds may have compass information mapped directly onto their vision, much as fighter pilots have head up displays overlaying flight information on their view of the skies.
The days of being blinded by glare from the sun, despite the $300 sunglasses straddling your face, may soon be over.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cognitive tests and MRI scans have shown significant differences in the brains of fighter pilots when compared to a control group, according to a new study led by scientists from UCL.
(AP) -- As the desert landscape unfolds ahead, the jet fighter pilot glances to his right. Spotting an enemy target, a sensor attached to his helmet relays the information straight back to his flight controls, allowing him ...
A doctor and a fighter jet pilot were welcomed into the Canadian Astronaut Corps on Wednesday, beating out 5,351 applicants who underwent a year of intense evaluations.