Aviation

Amazon prepares to enter Southeast Asia via Singapore launch

 Amazon is continuing its international expansion push with the launch of its services in Singapore coming imminently. The arrival could happen as soon as this week, according to a source with knowledge of the plans, and it will mark Amazon’s entry into Southeast Asia. The launch will see Amazon Prime, Amazon Prime Now fast delivery and Amazon’s regular e-commerce services… Read More

The Only Victor in the Search for MH370? Ocean Science

And if it doesn't, it's still good news for science. The post The Only Victor in the Search for MH370? Ocean Science appeared first on WIRED.

Want Electric Airplanes? Sorry, But You Gotta Start Small and Boring

After the grandeur of Solar Impulse 2's round-the-world flight, André Borschberg is ready to start small. The post Want Electric Airplanes? Sorry, But You Gotta Start Small and Boring appeared first on WIRED.

Uber Really Seriously Promises Flying Cars by 2020

And it's not that crazy a plan. The post Uber Really Seriously Promises Flying Cars by 2020 appeared first on WIRED.

7 Ingenious Ways to Blunt the Horror of Modern Aviation

These concepts took the top prize for aircraft interior innovation. The post 7 Ingenious Ways to Blunt the Horror of Modern Aviation appeared first on WIRED.

Explore the Plane Graveyard Where Crash Investigators Train

Students learn to see the clues that can stop more crashes in the future. The post Explore the Plane Graveyard Where Crash Investigators Train appeared first on WIRED.

Zunum’s Hybrid Jet Could Finally Make Electric Flight a Reality

Zunum Aero wants to remake aviation with the Chevy Volt of planes. The post Zunum's Hybrid Jet Could Finally Make Electric Flight a Reality appeared first on WIRED.

United and Other Airlines Overbook Flights Because It (Usually) Pays Off

Despite United's horrifying debacle, airlines are actually getting better at this. The post United and Other Airlines Overbook Flights Because It (Usually) Pays Off appeared first on WIRED.

Airbus Plans to Stuff 80 More People Into Its Biggest Jet

The good news? Airlines may not be interested. The post Airbus Plans to Stuff 80 More People Into Its Biggest Jet appeared first on WIRED.

Flight Lab: Watch as I Flunk NASA’s Brutal Test Pilot Training Course

Before takeoff, NASA test pilots brave a battery of training and testing on the ground. The post Flight Lab: Watch as I Flunk NASA's Brutal Test Pilot Training Course appeared first on WIRED.

A Russian Volcano Just Erupted for the First Time in Centuries

Kambalny, the southernmost volcano in Kamchatka, erupted unexpectedly over the weekend, sending ash up over the Pacific Ocean. The post A Russian Volcano Just Erupted for the First Time in Centuries appeared first on WIRED.

National Noise Map Charts Americans’ Aural Misery

Work from government cartograph-ears puts transportation-related noise in perspective. The post National Noise Map Charts Americans' Aural Misery appeared first on WIRED.

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