This New Antenna Will Make Wifi On Planes Actually Usable 

When I heard about this new antenna made with metamaterials, I assumed it was a fancy new artistic design using antennas on antennas to make better antennas. It turns out it’s much more technical than that and it could be the solution we’ve been waiting for to finally replace the crappy internet that passes for… » 4/22/15 6:55pm Wednesday 6:55pm

Southwest Celebrates 30 Years In Missouri With A Fantastic New Paint Job

Southwest made its first flights out of Kansas City back in 1982 with six daily departures to two cities. Fast forward 30 years and the airline now serves 60 destinations and 156 departures originating from Missouri. To commemorate the anniversary, this Boeing was emblazoned with a painting of the Missouri state flag. » 4/18/15 11:35am 4/18/15 11:35am

Alaska Air Flight Turns Around After Man Discovered Trapped In Cargo Bay

Today in “Holy Shit” and also “Oh My Freaking God,” an Alaska Air flight had to turn around make an emergency landing at Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport after an airport worker was found to be trapped in the cargo hold. » 4/13/15 6:56pm 4/13/15 6:56pm

See The Last Flight Of Space Shuttle Endeavour In All Its Raw Glory

Back in 2012, Endeavour took its final ferry flight over the Los Angeles area while mounted to the trusty and highly modified Boeing 747 shuttle carrier. No cheesy music soundtrack, no stupid dubstep, no seizure inducing edits, just raw, unadulterated plane porn. » 4/05/15 10:59am 4/05/15 10:59am

Here's Why a Single Airplane Seat Can Cost Airlines $300,000

Massagers! Sliding doors! Airbags! THE AMENITIES ALONE! The space race between airlines to design fancier first class and business class seats is well-known. But all that luxury comes at a price to the airlines—a price that is, oh, more than the average cost of a home in the United States. » 4/03/15 11:06am 4/03/15 11:06am

Unsuspecting Driver Gets Ford Slashed By Airplane Propeller 

No, a Sliced Fusion isn't a sushi roll from the crappy Japanese restaurant down the street, and those shark gills aren't stick-on air vents from Pep Boys. This sliced Fusion was the result of a single-engine, propeller driven Mooney making an emergency landing on a Minnesota highway after the engine decided to… » 4/02/15 5:40pm 4/02/15 5:40pm

Allegiant Pilots' Union Uses Scare Tactics To Get Higher Pay

Just a day after being sued by the Las Vegas-based airline over an illegal strike, Teamsters Local 1224, which represents Allegiant's pilots and currently in negotiations with the airline for a new contract, has published a letter to passengers warning them about "persistent mechanical problems." » 4/01/15 1:30pm 4/01/15 1:30pm

World War II Bomber Drops Human Munitions Over Chicago

The Flying Fortress was made famous in its role in the Daylight Strategic Bombing Campaign of WWII and the post-war movies, like Memphis Belle, that made it an icon. Now this B-17 is no longer avoiding anti-aircraft fire or enemy fighters but has exchanged its explosive warheads in order to drop people from the bomb… » 3/28/15 11:05am 3/28/15 11:05am