Plane Porn -- User Submissions, Volume 4

As, we wake up from our turkey comas today, I hope everyone remembered to give thanks for one particular thing yesterday — airplanes! These marvels of physics and engineering make our daily lives easier, while connecting us with friends and family faster. To give thanks, let's look at photos submitted by Flight Club… » 11/28/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

I Actually Flew An Airplane! When Can I Do It Again?

For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to fly a plane. I've flown simulators for the 787 Dreamliner and the F-35 Lightning II, but I longed to actually control one — in the air, with my own hands. On Friday, I finally got that chance. » 11/27/14 11:20am Yesterday 11:20am

Tweets From Delayed Holiday Fliers Include Pretty Good Emoji Suicide

There's no worse delay than when you're trying to get to where your family and friends are. Reasons might include maintenance, that Nor'easter that's pounding the east coast, or even the President. Here are some of the best gripes I've found on Twitter for this holiday week. » 11/26/14 2:55pm Wednesday 2:55pm

This Drone Footage From Chernobyl Is Beautifully Haunting

At this point, the nuclear wasteland that is Chernobyl and the surrounding city of Pripyat, Ukraine, are both overradiated and overexposed. It's hard to show the devastation in ways we haven't seen before in movies, in video games, and on the Internet. So the way this drone has filmed the city isn't just gorgeous,… » 11/26/14 11:18am Wednesday 11:18am

Here's What To Do If Your Holiday Flight Is Canceled Or Delayed

It's Thanksgiving week — one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. And like many other years, there's a massive storm on the doorstep of the nation's northeast major hub airports that could send everyone's plans right to hell. But to help you be prepared, here are some of your options to get back on track. » 11/25/14 8:45am Tuesday 8:45am

FAA Issues No-Fly Zone Over Ferguson, MO

Some flights bound for St. Louis Lambert Airport were diverted to other cities on Monday night, after a grand jury decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Ferguson is only about 5 miles East of the airport. Reports of guns fired into the air prompted the measure. » 11/25/14 4:00am Tuesday 4:00am

Female Astronauts Fire Back At Sexist Interview Questions

For only the second time in the 16-year history of the International Space Station, there are two women on the six-person crew up there. This rarity has sparked some inappropriate, sexist questions of the women, which they have answered with perfect defensive poise. » 11/24/14 12:30pm Monday 12:30pm

MH17 Wreckage Finally Recovered In Ukraine

More than four months after a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, recovery of the aircraft has been completed. The mangled aircraft pieces were loaded onto rail cars and shipped, under supervision of Dutch investigators and security officials. » 11/24/14 9:30am Monday 9:30am

Get A Month Of Unlimited Flights Around Southeast Asia For $148

Some of you might remember back to 2009 and 2010, when jetBlue sold an All You Can Jet pass — $599 for a month's worth of unlimited flying. They haven't done that in a while, but another airline is now doing something similar for $148. The catch is that you have to do all your flying in Southeast Asia. » 11/22/14 10:00am 11/22/14 10:00am

You Have To Watch This Live-Action 'Far Cry 4' Video

I'm admittedly not much of a gamer, other than the occasional flight sim, but when I came upon this live-action first-person POV promotional video for "Far Cry 4" I had to share it with you. It has Jeeps, guns, explosions, a gyrocopter, and even a wingsuit BASE jump. What's not to love? » 11/20/14 3:58pm 11/20/14 3:58pm

Delta Just Ordered $6.2 Billion Worth Of Airbus Widebody Jets

Delta Air Lines has placed an order for fifty new Airbus widebody jets, according to a story broken Wednesday afternoon by Leeham News. The deal is said to be worth $6.2 Billion, and will include 25 A350-900s and 25 A330neos. » 11/20/14 10:20am 11/20/14 10:20am

Seattle's 'Hops & Props' Fest Is A Must-Do For Beer-Loving Avgeeks

As a craft beer enthusiast and aviation geek, I can think of no better place to enjoy delicious beer than while standing among the glory of historic aircraft. Seattle's Museum of Flight is hosting their 13th annual "Hops & Props" in February, and tickets just went on sale today. » 11/19/14 12:54pm 11/19/14 12:54pm