Airbus Perlan Mission II surpasses U.
New research shows how smart aircraft can learn to use updrafts of warm air to stay in the sky.
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Why Airbus has warned that a no-deal Brexit could force the plane maker to close its UK operations.
Aerial view of San Jose, California, 2016.
Silicon Valley brought together natural surroundings, suburban homes and futuristic high-tech work. But industrial pollution betrayed the California dream.
Edward Teshmaker Busk.
On the trail of the men of Britain's Royal Aircraft Factory, who gave their lives to help create the world's first air force.
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The crash near Medellin killed 75 people, including many members of a top Brazilian football team, but amazingly left six survivors.
The president-elect's taste for private jets could be just what the aviation industry needs.
Fly away on my Zephyr.
Internet connections could one day come from solar-powered planes that fly for months or even longer at a time.
The original jumbo jet revolutionised global travel but more efficient, reliable engines have spelt the end for the 747.
‘Here I am, the most intelligent robot in the galaxy, welding a bridge.’
3D printing robots are to create a new bridge in Amsterdam - would you walk on it?
Claims that a cybersecurity expert hacked an aeroplane's cockpit might not be as unbelievable as they first seem.
From Abu Dhabi, Solar Impulse 2 will travel east to India, China, and across the Pacific.
Solar powered aircraft might carry one pilot in relative discomfort, but don't expect airliners soon.
China’s first homegrown commercial jet, the C919 is soon to be a reality.
The global civil aerospace market has long been a classic duopoly. The sector has been dominated by European company Airbus and the US giant Boeing, with only limited competition in the regional jet market…