This Man Hated His Commute So Much He Built His Own Plane

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.08.2016 | UK Tech

The shorter the commute, the longer your get to lie in bed. At least, that’s what we presume was going through Frantisek Hadrava’s mind when he de...

Pilot Missing After Plane Crashes Into Sea Off Sussex Coast

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK

UPDATE: The search has been called off overnight. A search is under way for a pilot after a light aircraft crashed into the sea. The plane, which is...

If Batman Owned A Private Jet, It Would Be This

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Tech

If the Spitfire is the classic car of a private plane collection then this Valkyrie is an Aston Martin. James Bond's Aston Martin to be precise. It...

'Reawakening and Recycling' - An Ancient Call for Action

Jim Egan | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK
Jim Egan

Melinda Gates raised a timely alarm this week (Financial Times, Comment, 9th Nov 2015, "Investing in our families is a vital part of the economy") abo...

Fascinating Time-Lapse Reveals BA's 787-9 Dreamliner Being Built

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Tech

If you've ever sat on an aircraft and wondered how on Earth they are assembled... Look no further. British Airways has released a four minute time...

America Is Finally Taking Emissions From Flying Seriously - So Let's Not Drop the Ball

James Lees | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK
James Lees

The global aviation sector needs to start playing catch up with other transport modes on measures to tackle emissions and the UK and EU are well placed to maintain their leadership on the issue, especially now the US is on board.

The UK Just Bought The World's Largest Airship

Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Airlander 10. It's the largest aircraft in the world and the UK now owns it. Built by UK-based company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), Airla...

This Video Of A Sonic Boom Is Quite Simply, Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Tech

Prepare to be amazed by this incredible video which appears to show the very impressive and very loud moment a jet breaks the sound barrier. The F/...

'Some People Call Me the Space Cowboy ...'

Jim Egan | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jim Egan

A stellar contradiction about the confused Sir Richard Branson was overlooked by both The Mail on Sunday ("Branson labeled 'outrageous' over attempts to distance himself from Friday's tragic crash", 2nd November) and Financial Times ("Brand it like Branson", 6th November).

Gung-Ho Passengers 'Get Out & Push' Plane Frozen To Tarmac

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK

Passengers gamely left their seats and pushed their aircraft across the tarmac after its brake pads froze solid. The bizarre incident unfolded on ...

Unresponsive Plane Escorted By US Fighter Jets Over Atlantic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

UPDATE: The unresponsive plane crashed on Jamaica, according to the Associated Press. Two fighter jets have been launched by the US to escort an un...

Beautiful WW2 Fighters Race Above The Desert

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Tech

Aircraft from World War Two were stunning machines, produced with a technical vision and on a scale that would have astonished engineers less than a d...

D-Day From Above: The Stories of RAF Veterans

Group Captain Mike Neville | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK
Group Captain Mike Neville

As we remember the D-Day invasion, it is right to honour the brave soldiers, sailors, and 3,500 airmen who sailed the Channel and stormed the beaches. But we must also remember the many thousands of airmen who bravely faced horrendous odds and took to the skies in support of D-Day.

SCARY: This Box Is Designed To Protect Your Aircraft From Missiles

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Tech

The oddly-shaped box attached to the underside of this civilian aircraft looks like just another piece of equipment - maybe a landing gear, or a track...

Pair Killed In Light Aircraft Crash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Two people have died after a light aircraft crash near a runway at Airbus UK in Broughton, North Wales. A man was pronounced dead at the scene, whi...

Apprentice Of The Week: Mike Hollings, Aircraft Manufacturer At Airbus

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Mike Hollings, 24, from Rossett, Wrexham, is an undergraduate apprentice with aircraft manufacturer Airbus at their plant in Broughton, north Wales. H...

WATCH: Terrified Reporter Learns To Fly A Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK

To celebrate the release of Disney's Planes film on August 16, Poppy Jamie learns how to fly a plane and experiences the stunts seen in the movie....

WATCH: The Fastest Helicopter Ever

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Tech

A revolutionary new "hybrid tilt-rotor" aircraft has set a new record for the fastest helicopter - an epically swift 302mph. The feat eclipses the ...

Mafia 'Testing Drones 20 Years Before US'

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Tech

While already known for racketeering, intimidating violence and family loyalty it turns out the Sicilian Mafia are also pioneers of military technolog...

US Scramjet Reaches An Insane Mach 5.1

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Tech

The American military has successfully tested a 'scramjet' powered aircraft that reached the insane hypersonic speed of Mach 5.1 (4828 kmh). Unnerv...

EasyJet Passengers 'Stage Whip-Round To Compensate Travellers Forced To Leave Overweight Flight'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

An easyJet passenger claims he and his fellow travellers organised a whip-round to pay compensation for four people forced off an overweight flight. ...

Channel 4's Plane Crash: 'Macabre Or Scientific Opportunity'?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK

A plane crash is most people's worst nightmare. But for Sanjay Singhal, watching a Boeing 727 smash into the Mexican desert will signal the comple...

'Here Comes Skynet'

Ars Technica | Ars Technica | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Tech

Ars Technica reports on the future of drones and civilian aircraft....

Pilot Dies After Vintage Aircraft Crash

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK

The pilot of a vintage aircraft which crashed at an air show today has died, police said. The man, in his 40s, has been named locally as Trevor Roc...

Unmanned Aircraft Trials To Start In UK Airspace

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Tech

Trials are starting in order to see if unmanned flights could be flown in British airspace. If successful, the trials could lead to pilotless aircr...