-Those Fantastic Flying Machines-


NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.— Socrates



Google
 

Search This Blog

Featured Videos

Loading...

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Landing at HKG's Former Kai Tak Airport

Friday, November 28, 2008

Russian Shuttle Buran 1988

Great footage set to electronic music...

Boeing Md-80

Ballistic Parachute

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Ebraer 135 - N910LX

Ebraer 135 - N910LX, high over Polk City Florida. 11/21/08.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Air hostess helped land passenger jet after co-pilot had 'breakdown' over the Atlantic

An air hostess helped land a jet carrying 146 passengers after the co-pilot had an apparent mental breakdown over the Atlantic Ocean, investigators revealed today.

The UK-bound plane made an emergency diversion to Shannon Airport, in Ireland, last January after the Air Canada flight officer began a ‘rambling and disjointed’ conversation, said an official report.

Another attendant suffered wrist injuries as the crew forcibly removed the co-pilot from the cockpit controls and restrained him in a seat in the cabin. [READ MORE]

Friday, November 14, 2008

Pentagon Clears Flying-Car Project for Takeoff

Pentagon mad-science division Darpa is helping build thought-controlled robotic limbs, artificial pack mules, real-life laser guns and "kill-proof" soldiers. So it comes as no surprise, really, that the agency is now getting into the flying-car business, too.

Darpa hopes its "Personal Air Vehicle Technology" project, announced yesterday, will ultimately lead to a working prototype of a military-suitable flying car -- a two- or four-passenger vehicle that can "drive on roads" one minute and take off like a helicopter the next. The hybrid machine would be perfect for "urban scouting," casualty evacuation and commando-delivery missions, the agency believes. [READ MORE]

Thursday, November 13, 2008