When The Snow Sucks, Hop In A Helicopter And Head For The Mountains

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, your life practically revolves around playing in the snow. At least that's how I imagine it. But if certain global atmospheric anomalies steal all your snow and dump it on the the rest of North America, then drastic measures are in order to fulfill your daily fix. » 3/01/15 1:30pm Sunday 1:30pm

Southwest Airlines Will Fly 128 Boeing 737s That Are Past Inspection

Southwest Airlines voluntarily grounded 128 Boeing 737-700 aircraft yesterday after they discovered the airplanes somehow managed to miss a required inspection for the backup hydraulic system for the rudder. The FAA has allowed the airline to continue to fly the aircraft for up to five days while they are checked. » 2/25/15 2:00pm Wednesday 2:00pm

Piaggio Makes First Drone Flight Of An Unmanned Catfish

Piaggio has successfully removed the pilot from the Italian aircraft manufacturer's popular twin-engine, turboprop, pusher-type executive transport. The P.180 – affectionately referred to as "the flying catfish" – has been redesigned into an unmanned aircraft for the Italian Air Force, and it's got a new name: the… » 2/24/15 7:35pm 2/24/15 7:35pm

Japan's First Jet Airliner Is Still Shrouded In Misinformation

Recent reports that the Mitsubishi Regional Jet is scheduled to make it's first flight this May were quietly squashed with a notice that this announcement was not from within the company. As the first test flight has already been pushed back three times, does this spreading misinformation point to even more delays? » 2/23/15 4:09pm 2/23/15 4:09pm

This New Beechcraft AT-6C Is The Splendor Of Light Air Support

With the fighter market stale of any new blood, this highlight reel from famed aerial photographer, Paul Bowen and cinematographer Roger Tonry, is a fresh perspective for a marketing campaign featuring the AT-6C turboprop light attack fighter. Strap some guns on the T-6 Texan II and you've got a sexy little fighter. » 2/20/15 3:15pm 2/20/15 3:15pm

Red Bull Aerobatic Planes Collide Mid-Air During Performance

Two pilots flying for Red Bull's aerobatic team on Thursday miraculously escaped after the wings of their aircraft touched each other mid-air during a stunt routine at the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru during the Aero India show. They managed to land safely, despite their wings suffering catastrophic damage. » 2/19/15 5:50pm 2/19/15 5:50pm

New Pilatus Jet Spied Undergoing Very First Engine Runup

Images and video of the brand-spanking-new Swiss built Pilatus PC-24 have been spied undergoing testing for the first time at Buochs airport and graciously shared to their Facebook page. This is the company's first attempt at building a jet, riding the coattails of their wildly successful PC-12 single engine turboprop. » 2/18/15 5:30pm 2/18/15 5:30pm

This Is Why Hurricane Hunters Can't Fly Through Regular Thunderstorms

Ever wonder why the government always sends planes into a hurricane to gather data, but doesn't really do so for regular thunderstorms? Let the Weather Channel's crazy hologram explain that it all has to do with the direction of the wind. » 2/16/15 9:20am 2/16/15 9:20am