Helicopter Crashes Into NYC High-Rise

Sadly, the pilot died in the accident, according to reports.

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This Is Amazon's New Hexagonal Drone
It could deliver packages to customers in under 30 minutes. But don'…
Injured Hiker Undergoes Dizzying Helicopter Rescue

Something has gone terribly wrong here.

On This V-Shaped Airliner, You Sit In the Wings
Although it looks weird, the 'Flying-V' boasts a new shape and more …
This Drone Transport Is Powered By Hydrogen Fuel

It's got six electric motors—but they're not powered by a battery.

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How To Get Started in Flying

You’ll get to control the plane for a few minutes on your first time up. That’s how they get you.

Solar Drones Are Filling the Skies, But There's Still No Clear Winner

The promising contenders and past failure of our attempt to combine solar power and flight.

Search Continues For Possible Malaysian Airliner Debris Found In Indian Ocean
Why We Need a New Black Box

These devices tell us what happened after a tragic flight, but it doesn't help if we can't access it.

Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport after Aeroflot airliner crash landing
Russian Jet Makes a Fiery Landing After Being Struck By Lightning

Tragically, 41 people were killed in the accident.

Why The Concorde Is Such a Badass Plane

The long, strange, luxurious saga of flying faster than the speed of sound.

Lithium-Ion Batteries Aren't Good Enough for Electric Flight. But Maybe Lithium-Metal Is.

Researchers at a startup devise a new power storage design that far surpasses lithium-ion's limitations.

The World's Largest Plane's First Flight From Every Angle

The hulking Stratolaunch, with its two fuselages, six engines, and 385-foot wingspan, has finally taken flight.

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Using Physics To Build a Quieter Airplane Toilet

Everyone uses it, so a team of researchers made the airplane bathroom much more pleasant.

After More Than a Century, the Cyclocopter Is Making a Comeback
When the flying car finally glides into our lives, it will not have jets or rotors, but paddlewheels—at least according to Russian engi…
Boeing Takes Responsibility For Both Horrific 737 Max 8 Crashes

Boeing's CEO apologized for the two incidents and says a software update is imminent.

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Parked After UK Civil Aviation Authority Instructed Grounding The Aircraft Following The Ethiopian Crash
Report: Ethiopian Airlines Pilots Followed Boeing's Safety Procedures But Couldn't Prevent Crash

Boeing's safety guidelines and training have been criticized as inadequate.

NASA and MIT's Transforming Wing Could Change How Planes Are Built
Composed of hundreds of small, identical pieces, the shape-shifting wing can automatically morph to the most efficient shape for a give…
Hundreds Of Southwest Airlines Flights Canceled Since Last Week As Airline Deals With 'Operational Emergency'
Hundreds of Flights Across The Country Were Delayed by a Computer Glitch

The issue has been resolved, authorities say, but delays could stretch far into Monday.

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