Following a full day of searches, military teams have announced that they have found debris, bodies and passenger belongings from the missing flight MS804 that crashed into the sea yesterday.
The alleged terrorist who blew himself up on a Daallo Airlines plane last week hid his bomb inside a laptop, according to Somali officials.
Russian authorities have announced that one of its Su-24 strike jets has “crashed on Syrian territory, having been hit from the ground” while flying at 20,000 feet.
Need to get from New York to Paris? Or San Diego? Chances are, you’re hopping on a plane. But commercial flights aren’t just annoying and expensive — they also input a ton of carbon into the environment, contributing to climate change. So what if we stopped flights to save the planet? What would happen next?
Following the death of commercial airline pilot Richard Westgate, an inquest was launched into the cause of his death. Westgate had previously claimed that his health problems were caused by exposure to on board toxic chemicals and a subsequent coroner’s report raised concerns with the pilot’s employers, British…
I’m writing this seated on a plane heading to San Francisco. We’ve been in the air for under an hour, and the drink cart is just starting to make its way down the aisle. As the cart rolls nearer I’m forced to decide what drink I’ll be having. Since the cups are miniscule, and the liquid is largely displaced by ice…
Last night's insane crash in Taipei got me wondering what it'd be like to experience such an event. So I talked to legendary adventurer Robert Young Pelton, who survived a very similar experience. Here's his story and advice on living through it.
An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, more efficient air travel.
The latest marketing stunt from the Dutch airline KLM gives you the chance to spend a night in this airplane refurbished into a gorgeous loft. At first I thought that sleeping next to the runaway of one of the busiest airports in Europe sounded like a bad idea, but then I saw the pictures and changed my mind.
I still get the chills when I re-read Brian Shul's account of his Blackbird flight against enemy SAM batteries over Libya. Imagine yourself inside that tight SR-71 cockpit with all the alarms sounding. This cool 360-degree virtual reality view will help.
Aerial firefighters are some of the most badass pilots out there, flying through smoke, extreme heat, and turbulences, in often battered airplanes to drop water with amazing skills and courage. Sometimes, however, they get to do fun stuff like this: Put out a semi truck fire on a road in the middle of nowhere.
Spectacular photo by US Marine Corps by Cpl. Owen Kimbrel of flames exploding behind a Blue Angels' F/A-18 Hornet at the 2014 Miramar Air Show in California.
You needn't sacrifice basic preparedness — for the outdoors, for fixing stuff or for first aid — just because you're flying somewhere carry-on only. These are the tools you can take on planes, how to pack them and how to use them.
If I were the Federal Aviation Administration, I would order every single plane to fly shooting fireworks like Gene Soucy and his acrobatic airplane over the skies of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Security be damned in the name of beauty.
Wind tunnel tests are essential in testing how planes will hold up at various wind speeds and during turbulence—and they also make for some striking photos that take us through the history of aviation.
Stunning photo of a lightning striking an Boeing 777 that seems to be in the middle of a perfect rainbow, taken by German photographer Birk Möbius. The image was captured yesterday from an aerodrome in Taucha, Germany. Check out the zoomed image to see the plane being hit by the lightning.
The IXION windowless jet—which makes its interior transparent using display panels that cover most of the cabin—might look like an impossible sci-fi concept but the fact is that we are not very far from this. Check out the video. It's so cool.
The Twister Aerobatics Team is not your usual air acrobatics number. Instead of using just smoke canisters, these guys use actual pyrotechnics rockets to give beautiful shows at dusk. Truly spectacular.
Screw flying cars—I just want the flying. The first production unit of Honda's first ever airplane has taken to the skies for the first time in Greensboro, North Carolina. This flight is a major milestone towards its certification—and a great excuse to post a gallery of HondaJet F3 porn. The cockpit is great.
This retied Boeing 727-200 is now the home of Bruce Campbell. The gigantic airliner has touched down forever in Hillsboro, Oregon, and is now a very comfortable home. Check out the interiors!