UK Planes

Fed Up Passengers Have Best Response Ever After Woman Attacks Plane Crew With False Leg

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

A plane had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport last night after a woman allegedly unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade and threw her prosthetic leg at cabin...

Has The 'Mystery Plane' Circling London Been Caught On Camera?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Tech

The 'mystery plane' caught at regular intervals circling London for hours for no apparent reason, might have been caught on film. The planes, which...

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...

The EU Spent €600K On A 'Hands Free' Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Tech

The EU has funded a project to build planes that can be flown via thought control. The 'Brainflight' program -- which cost the EU almost 600,000 eu...

WATCH: This Is What It's Like To Fly A Fighter Jet

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Not many of us have what it takes to be a fighter pilot - stomach and nerves of steel, lightning fast and the apparently obligatory cut-glass English ...

Meet The (MASSIVE) Future Of Air Travel

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The future of air travel is big - really, really big. Meet the AWWA Sky Whale, a concept design for a three storey, 755-seater plane with a wingspa...

WATCH: Why Do We Fart More On Aeroplanes?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing worse than a mile-high guff, when you're trapped in a seat, unable to move. But before you berate your fellow passenger, take heed: th...

UFO Incident Leaves Authorities Baffled

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

An airline pilot's encounter with a UFO has left aviation authorities at a complete loss to explain it. A "metallic cigar/rugby ball like" object p...

The Future Of Air Travel (At A Price)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Need to fly from London to New York but think £4000 ticket is just well, too cheap? How about this? A supersonic business jet capable of crossing ...

Around the World in 14 Days

Max De Lucia | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Max De Lucia

The idea is simple. We're on a mission to bring people all over the world together through the power of music and the human voice. We've asked you to help us make it happen and you haven't disappointed.

WATCH: This Is Terrifying

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK

This is scary to watch never mind actually being on the plane. An Emirates plane coming into land at Birmingham airport was forced to abort at the ...

PICS: America's New Spy Plane Could Reach 3,600 MPH

Huffington Post Uk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

An American company is developing an unmanned aircraft capable of travelling at six times the speed of sound. The SR-72 supersonic plane would use ...

Virgin Galactic Takes Aim At Successor To Concorde?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic has announced that it might use technology developed to fly tourists to space as the basis for a successor to Concorde. The possibi...

Two Nine-Year-Olds Set Wingwalk Record

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

Two nine-year-old schoolgirls have become the world's youngest formation wingwalkers. Reaching speeds of up to 100mph and flying only yards apart, ...

Caroline Frost

'It Bums Me Out When Women Are Deceived'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Teri Hatcher thinks it’s unfair when women are sold a bunch of spanners by cosmetic ads, and told they should look a certain way. The ‘Despera...

Looping the Loop Like They Do In 'Planes' - How Hard Can It Be?

Kate Rose | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kate Rose

The mission itself is simple - run through the acrobatic tricks on display in the new Disney Pixar animation Planes. We are drawn to the skies. They are places of mystery, and we set out to explore, casting danger aside. It's what human beings do. And also, Biggles.

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....

Light Aircraft Crashes Into English Channel

PA | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

UPDATE: The search has been suspended for the night British and French emergency teams have responded to reports that a light aircraft has crashed ...

BA To Relax Mobile Use Restrictions

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Tech

The days of a cheeky phone call or errant game of Temple Run sending an entire plane and hundreds of innocent people to their fiery doom - in theory ...

WIng Walker And Pilot Killed In Horrific Plane Crash (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

WARNING: The video above contains upsetting scenes... A wing walker and pilot have been killed when an air show stunt went horrifically wrong. J...

Sonic Booms Over Essex Were Jets Confirms RAF

PA | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

Sonic booms heard over parts of the UK on Sunday were caused by RAF jets, it has been confirmed. An Essex police spokesman said there were several ...

Is This The Future Of Flight?

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

Airbus have outlined their vision for the future of air travel - 3D printed planes that are faster, more economical and which can even change shape. ...

Airliner Flown 'Four Miles Off Course' After Interference By Switched-On iPhone, Claims Pilot

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Tech

Every globe-trotting gadget addict knows the frustration of being asked to turn off your tech - even those that use barely any power - just before tak...

This Plane Just Flew Over The UK Without A Pilot

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Tech

The first pilotless flight over British airspace has been successfully completed. Aerospace company BAE Systems flew a Jetstream 31 - dubbed the "f...

Plane Crash Pilot May Have Been Part Of Historic Aircraft Display

PA | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK

A plane which came down in a field killing the pilot may have been flying in a group of replica historic aircraft, according to an eyewitness. Inve...