A successful test flight this week by a Boeing 737-800 equipped with a shiny new set of split scimitar winglets has given the green light for United's plans to install them widely across its 737 fleet.
How RFID tags, carbon-fiber airframes, and battery sensors will change the course of flight. RFID Tags A regular addition to cellphones and bank cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are creeping
Near the height of the Afghanistan war, the Pentagon spent $297 million on a seven-story blimp-like aircraft — as long as a football field — that would hover over the war zone for weeks at a time, beaming
This year’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Las Vegas was full of droll announcements on charter services and meager sales reports. It was a refreshing surprise, then, to see
Fears 10,000 people have perished in one province alone after one of the strongest storms on record The death toll from one of the strongest storms on record that ravaged the central Philippine city of
From vacant lots to vertical "pinkhouses," urban farmers are scouring cities for spaces to grow food. But their options vary widely from place to place. While farmers in post-industrial cities like Detroit
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Most of the organic baby greens sold in Washington DC supermarkets are not "green" at all. They're grown in the Salinas Valley in California, which has been called the most hydrologically altered landmass