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America’s Next Warplane Could Be African

Africa’s first warplane seeks to enter the Air Force’s OA-X aircraft program.<p>America’s next warplane could come from a rather unlikely place: Africa. The South African Mwari aircraft, the first warplane entirely designed and developed in Africa, has been rebranded as the Bronco II for the American …

What is The Airbus E-Fan? In 60 seconds

As Airbus attempts to fly its lightweight two-seater E-Fan aircraft across the Channel, The Telegraph looks at what makes the plane so revolutionary<p>Airbus is investing £14.73m in the development of a electric two-seater aircraft called the Airbus E-Fan.<p>Weighing half a ton with lithium-ion polymer …

Elvis Presley's planes to remain at Graceland

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It looks like Elvis Presley's airplanes are staying at Graceland after all.<p>Graceland released a statement Sunday saying the …

One contractor's attempted suicide could force the air traffic control system to evolve.

<i>This post originally appeared in</i> <b>WIRED.</b><p>On Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, a telecommunications contractor named Brian Howard woke early and headed to Chicago …

Air Traffic

INFOGRAPHICS #1: Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy

The Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers will be the biggest and most powerful warships ever constructed for the Royal Navy. The first ship, HMS …

Russia To Conduct Observation Flight Over US Under Open Skies Treaty

In an attempt to promote transparency in military activities between the two countries, Russia will conduct an observation flight over the United …

Liftoff for NASA's Orion spaceship

America's Toughest, Ugliest Warplane Is Going Back Into Battle

For more than 30 years, the A-10 Thunderbolt II—better known as the Warthog because it's so ugly—has performed a crucial role: attacking hostile …

Messerschmitts Out of the Barn …