Zachary Gray

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Welcome to the boneyard, where US Air Force birds go to die

The feeling is even stronger for airmen.<p>In an excellent article in Airman Magazine, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew Bates describes retired Col. Bill Hosmer admiring a derelict F-86 Sabre:<p>To retired Col. Bill Hosmer, it's still beautiful. He walks around the old fighter and stares in admiration. He …

Watch This Qatar Airways Flight Abort Takeoff At The Last Second

"Passengers, please remain seated."<p>Things got a little bumpy on what was supposed to be a celebratory Qatar Airways flight last week.<p>To debut its swanky Airbus A350 jet in the United States, Qatar Airways invited special guests and employees aboard an inaugural flight from New York City's JFK to …

These are 12 of the strangest patents ever created for airplanes

Squeezed into a big metal tube, shoulder to shoulder with a stranger, flying isn't most people's cup of tea.<p>But, though you might not think it, airplane manufacturers are always trying to make flying more comfortable and efficient, and are constantly creating patents for potential new …

Inside the world's ultimate private jet

Just like the world of cars and boats, there are different classes of aircraft: from the entry level propeller-driven Cessnas where pilots under …

Bentley Motors

Told He Couldn’t Pilot, Teen Builds Full-Scale Flight Sim in His Room

<b>UPDATE:</b> After Aiden built a flight simulator in his bedroom last year, he gave a TedX Talk on the benefits of simple child’s play. “If you enjoy something — if you love playing — just go for it… Even if you are just chasing a bag in the wind you might learn a good physics lesson,” he says.<p>Grounded? …

Airbus just patented a jet that could fly from London to New York in 1 hour

In other words, Airbus just patented a hypersonic jet.<p>Airbus expects the jet to reach speeds as high as Mach 4.5 — or 4 1/2 times the speed of sound.<p>According to PatentYogi's Deepak Gupta, this means the Airbus jet could make the trip from London to New York in just one hour. That's a significant …

Photos: Stunning images of California’s 21 wildfires show nature’s terrible beauty in action

When California governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency this weekend (Aug. 1), he said that severe drought and recent extreme weather have turned the state into a “tinderbox.” There are 21 wildfires raging throughout California today (Aug. 3), with many of them sparked by lightning …