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Why the AirAsia crash report should serve as a wake-up call for travellers

Litany of errors<p>While attempting corrective action, the first officer pitched up to the point where stall warnings were triggered and the aircraft …

Concorde Mark 2: Airbus files plans for new supersonic jet

New jet could cut flight time from London to New York to just one hour<p>Supersonic passenger planes could once again be racing through the skies with Airbus having filed a patent for what could become the 'son of Concorde'.<p>The new jet could fly from London to New York in an hour - opening up the …

Photographer Captures a Crow Riding on the Back of a Bald Eagle

Capturing animals riding other animals seems to be a new trend in wildlife photography. First there was a weasel riding a woodpecker. Next was a …

Aerion Begins Taking Orders for Its $120 Million AS2 Supersonic Business Jet

The company’s design could reduce the flight time between Washington, D.C., and Paris by 3 hours…<p>Aerion Corporation, of Reno, Nev., is taking orders …

The F-35 can't outmaneuver a plane it is meant to replace

According to a brief written by an F-35 pilot and obtained by David Axe at War is Boring, the new jet was "at a distinct energy disadvantage" compared to a rival F-16 during a mock dogfight.<p>During a dogfight, planes make use of kinetic and potential energy to effectively carry out maneuvers — a …

Aviation

A Trillion Dollars Got the Army an F-35 That’s Worse Than the F-16 It Replaces

The Army spent more than $1 trillion on the F-35 airplane program, a next-gen fighter that should outclass the F-16 in every way. The stealthy new …