planes

A 'knee defender' diverted a United Airlines flight

Aug 26, 2014
A battle in the war for legroom on a plane.
Posted In: Airlines, planes, legroom
Malaysian Airline

Why planes fly through dangerous airspace

Jul 18, 2014
We look at how airlines respond to volatile, violent situations on the ground.
Posted In: flying, Malaysian Airlines, planes, ukraine

'Supercommuters' board airplanes to get to work

May 18, 2012
Think your commute is long? Turns out a rapidly growing number of commuters are flying to get to work.
Posted In: commute, planes, employment, Jobs

Pakistan gives China a peek under our stealth tech hood. Or did they?

Aug 16, 2011
The NY Times published a piece on Sunday about how Pakistan likely showed Chinese engineers the pieces of the American Black Hawk helicopter that...
Posted In: China, military, Pakistan, planes

It's easy to lose a plane when it's going 20 times the speed of sound

Aug 12, 2011
Remember that super-fast plane we told you was going to be tested yesterday, the one that could fly coast to coast in about 12 minutes? Well the...
Posted In: DARPA, planes

New plane could take you from New York to LA in 12 minutes

Aug 11, 2011
Today the U.S. Defense Advance Research Projects Agency tests the Falcon HTV-2, a new plane that can fly 4 miles per SECOND. "The Falcon started...
Posted In: military, planes, Transportation

Flying car getting closer

Jun 28, 2010
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted a weight restriction exemption to flying car manufacturer Terrafugia that could pave the way to...
Posted In: cars, neato, planes