The loss of Jon Karkow and Cagri Sever is a reminder that aviation remains a dangerous pursuit. The post Icon A5 Crash Kills 2, Including the Unique Plane's Lead Engineer appeared first on WIRED.
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.
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.
Inside the NASA lab where the future of flight takes off. The post Flight Lab: The Bizarre, Beautiful New Fliers of NASA's Famed X-Plane Program appeared first on WIRED.
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.
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.