Inventors of an experimental solar aircraft simply want to prove it’s possible to fly long distances using energy from the sun.
Can a plane's cockpit be hacked? One researcher, who used a smartphone to hack the cockpit of a virtual airplane, says yes. The FAA says its unlikely, if not impossible.
The Transportation Security Administration has announced a policy change that would allow airline passengers to carry small knives and sports equipment onto planes, beginning next month. Flight attendants and air marshals protested.
Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner caught on fire yesterday after landing in Boston. No passengers were injured, but the verdict is still out on the injuries Boeing might suffer.
AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, says it is reaching out to other airlines in search of a merger. US Airways has previously shown very public interest in joining forces.
The National Transportation Safety Board is holding a hearing today about the safety of daredevil events -- specifically, events like the air show in Reno, Nevada last September in which a crash killed 11 people and injured 70.
Good ol' math. MIT researchers have come up with an algorithm to reduce the number of mid air collisions. It's part of the Federal Aviation...