Fixed-wing Aircraft


Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight to Hawaii has Started

Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight to Hawaii has Started

The Solar Impulse 2 Solar Plane is on its nonstop flight from China to Hawaii. It is a 6 day nonstop flight. Due to bad weather...

May 31 2015, 1:54am CDT

Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight is Postponed

Solar Plane 6 Day Nonstop Flight has been Postponed

The Solar Impulse 2 Solar Plane is set for a nonstop flight from China to Hawaii. It will be a 6 day nonstop flight. Due to bad...

May 25 2015, 8:50am CDT

Is the Pentagon Going to Kill the A-10?

Is the Pentagon Going to Kill the A-10?

The plane is one of the oldest and ugliest ones left in our fleet, but it might be irreplaceable....

May 7 2015, 8:28am CDT

NASA Tests 10 Engine Electric Plane

NASA Tests 10 Engine Electric Plane

NASA scientists developed an electric plane with 10 engines. The prototype is called Greased Lightning or GL-10....

May 4 2015, 9:24am CDT

NASA tests Shape-shifting Airplane

NASA tests Shape-shifting Airplane

NASA has successfully tested an airplane equipped with Shape-Changing Wings....

Apr 29 2015, 9:09am CDT

NASA and Boeing testing eco-friendly technologies for the planes

NASA and Boeing testing eco-friendly technologies for the planes

If the experiment is successful, planes can reduce fuel consumption by 6 percent...

Apr 3 2015, 12:42pm CDT

NASA tests revolutionary shape changing aircraft flap for the first time

NASA tests revolutionary shape changing aircraft flap for the first time

ACTE technology is expected to have far-reaching effects on future aviation...

Nov 10 2014, 7:12am CST

Germs On Planes: 15 Tips For Flying Flu-Free This Season

Germs On Planes: 15 Tips For Flying Flu-Free This Season

Maybe you’ve noticed over the years that every plane trip seems to end with a cold or bout of the flu. Is there a connection? W...

Dec 20 2013, 9:16am CST

Saitek Adds Pro Flight Yoke and Throttle Quadrant to Pro Flight Line

Saitek Adds Pro Flight Yoke and Throttle Quadrant to Pro Flight Line

People that are rally into flight simulation games like Microsoft’s flight simulator X like to go all out for the ultimate real...

Jun 26 2007, 2:03pm CDT

Speech Remote Controlled Airplane

Speech Remote Controlled Airplane

Aeronautics researchers at MIT have developed a aircraft guidance system that allows a pilot in one plane to guide another unm...

Nov 8 2004, 12:43pm EST