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Golfshot's new augmented-reality update offers 360-degree, on-course features—bringing a smarter GPS app into the golf space

The new Golfscope AR update to the Golfshot app features one of the first augmented-reality offerings in golf. Though Arccos has introduced AR in its Arccos Caddie product, GPS apps do not typically offer similar technology. For members of Golfshot or Golfshot Pro ($29.99), users with iOS devices …

Augmented Reality

Sorry deniers, even satellites confirm record global warming

The planet just had its hottest 12 months on record.<p>The people who deny the facts of climate science for a living have had a really tough time …

A Day In The Life Of An Airline Pilot

This is what professional pilots train for.<p>02/22/2017<p>Preflighting in sub-freezing temperatures isn't much fun, but the increased performance you get …

China, US and Europe Pledge Support for Global Aviation Emissions Pact

China, the United States and Europe all pledged support on Saturday for a new deal to curb carbon dioxide emissions by airlines which is due to be …

Future Airplanes Will Fly On Twistable Wings

<b>More than a century ago,</b> the first aviation pioneers figured out a way to use rigid wings with flaps to generate enough force to lift a heavy craft …

Aviation

Mid-air horror as part of plane's engine FALLS OFF while thousands of feet in the air

Passengers have described the terror they endured when part of a plane’s engine was ripped off thousands of feet in the air.<p>Southwest Airlines Flight …

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Air-To-Air Photography

This is what professional pilots train for.<p>02/22/2017<p>Grab the jumpseat and live a day in the life of an airline pilot.<p>02/20/2017<p>Preflighting in …

Santa Monica council votes to close the city's airport by July 2018

For decades, residents living around Santa Monica Municipal Airport have complained about the roar of aircraft and worried that some day a Piper Cub or Gulf Stream will come crashing into their living room.<p>The Santa Monica City Council first voted to shut down the airport in 1981. That effort …

Planes hovering above Baltimore right now are recording every move people make

“Imagine Google Earth with TiVo capability.” That’s how the impressive, and very high-tech, one company’s real-time surveillance system is sold to …

Airplane Art – American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER taking off

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more Airplane Art.This week we have an American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER taking off from Heathrow …

Incredible Footage Of Jets Around The World

This is what professional pilots train for.<p>02/22/2017<p>Grab the jumpseat and live a day in the life of an airline pilot.<p>02/20/2017<p>Preflighting in …

Even on a summer escape, hints of climate calamity intrude

LAKE CHELAN, WASHINGTON — There are pluses and minuses to combining work with a vacation. Here's the plus: at this moment as I write, I can look up from my laptop and see speedboats and jet skis carving wakes across the surface of a slate blue lake. Beyond, the hillsides are covered with fir trees …

Mad Max

The coral die-off crisis is a climate crime and Exxon fired the gun | Bill McKibben

This week we’re staging protests on the ‘crime scene’ of the world’s affected reefs to send a signal that we’re not going to let fossil fuel firms get away with murder<p>Coral reefs are probably Earth’s most life-packed ecosystem; those who’ve had the privilege of diving in the tropics know the reef …

Climate

Flooding in the South Looks a Lot Like Climate Change

Climate change is never going to announce itself by name. But this is what we should expect it to look like.<p>That’s what many scientists, analysts and activists are saying after heavy rains in southern Louisiana have killed at least 11 people and forced tens of thousands of residents from their …

BA Pilot Misses ATC warnings and Snaps at Her For It; Other Pilots Mock Him

Related Articles<p>One thing I like about travel is how norms seem to regulate behavior. I mean this as a passenger, but I just listened to an air …

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE RELEASES VIDEO ON AVOIDING POWER ON STALLS - AOPA

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE RELEASES VIDEO ON AVOIDING POWER ON STALLSAOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE RELEASES VIDEO ON AVOIDING POWER ON STALLS<p>November 16, …

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The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography – part 2: aircraft

In the previous article I talked about some of the advantages of aerial photography. Now we'll talk about some logistics, starting with the aircraft. …

F-35 Thermal Scan Highlights New Stealth Features

FLIR Systems published today a short video depicting the F-35 Lightning II 5th Generation fighter during its flight display at the recent Farnborough …

6 Dead After Private Plane Crashes At Virginia Airport

Six people have died after a small private aircraft crashed while landing at a Virginia airport, according to reports.<p>The accident occurred at …

FAA to hire 1,400 air traffic control trainees

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking new air traffic controllers.<p>Faced with what their union calls a severe shortage of workers, the agency is looking for more than 1,400 people to undergo a 13 onth training program at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City.<p>The number of workers in the field …

Boeing is talking about ending production of the 747

After nearly 50 years, Boeing is cooling the jets of the world’s most famous airplane: The 747.<p>Demand for the jumbo jet has been falling for years, as airlines have opted for newer, more fuel-efficient models. The jet is now mostly used for cargo. Boeing delivered just three 747s in the first six …

Aviation

What's wrong with Cessna 172 pilots?

It appears to be personal…<p>I did a bunch of safety studies in <i>FLYING</i> 15 or 20 years ago in which I calculated accident rates for the airplanes studied. …

Textron Aviation to provide factory-direct training to Cessna and Beechcraft piston aircraft customers

OSHKOSH, Wis., 2016-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Experimental …

Cessna Unveils Denali Turboprop

Visitors to EAA AirVenture are getting their first look at the cabin mockup of the new Cessna Denali, a clean-sheet turboprop featuring a six-seat …

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Inside the world's most expensive private jets

Full Screen<p>1/28 SLIDES © Greenpoint Technologies<p>2/28 SLIDES © Gulfstream<p>3/28 SLIDES © Gulfstream<p>4/28 SLIDES © Gulfstream<p>5/28 SLIDES © Boeing<p>6/28 …

How a plane offers salvation

As Solar Impulse 2 completes its journey around the world, Kelly Grovier explains why it has echoes in a 1951 painting by Salvador Dalí.<p>When we say a work of art is ‘uplifting’, what do we really mean? A photograph taken this week from a solar-powered plane invites us to reflect on how great images …

Harrison Ford Takes Teen Girl on Flight in His Personal Plane

Now this is a memory of a lifetime! Jodie Gawthrop, a 16 year old living in Westchester, IL, was taken on a flight with Harrison Ford yesterday.<p>This …

This 5-Minute TED Talk by a Survivor of the 'Miracle on the Hudson' Just Might Change Your Life

"I no longer want to postpone anything in life."<p>The scariest experiences can teach the most important lessons.<p>On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 began its route from New York City to Charlotte, North Carolina. Shortly after takeoff, a flock of geese collided with the airplane, damaging …

TED Talks

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Sweet Vintage Space Posters

This beautiful calendar was intended for internal use, but you can download it in high resolution for free.<p>Just like every other kid interested in the cosmos, my childhood bedroom ceiling was covered in luminous stars and planets. If the light had just turned, they'd burn on; I spent my nights …

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