Flight
 
 
 
Flight
 
nano_quad_tiny_drone_2
nano_quad_tiny_drone_2
nano_quad_tiny_drone_2

The Estes Proto X Is The World’s Tiniest Quadcopter (Video)

Drones are all the rage, these days, especially quadcopters. But not everyone has the space to put a full-fledged quadcopter up, or perhaps you're more in the mood to torment a cat than experiment with aviation. That's where th...
 
Flight
 
Sikorsky Prize claimed
Sikorsky Prize claimed
Sikorsky Prize claimed

AeroVelo’s Atlas Helicopter Wins Sikorsky Prize (video)

Congrats to AeroVelo, who won the  Sikorsky Prize of $250,000 for their Atlas Helicopter -  just one of the many flyers competing for the prize. To win the huge bounty, the flyer must be a human-powered helicopter that must fly...
 
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ez sleep travel pillow
ez sleep travel pillow
ez sleep travel pillow

EZ Sleep Travel Pillow

Those who travel a lot know that sleeping on a plane isn't comfortable if you're in coach, which is where the EZ Sleep Travel Pillow comes in handy. It's supposed to be the "World's most effective travel pillow," providing you ...

 
Battery
 
Elektra One_PC-Aero_
Elektra One_PC-Aero_
Elektra One_PC-Aero_

Elektra One: The Future of Aviation

As green cars start to take over the automotive market, it was only a matter of time before it reached the skies. Although we are still a long way from having an environmentally friendly 747, the Elecktra One from PC-Aero will ...
 
Clocks
 
harry potter wand
harry potter wand
harry potter wand

Harry Potter Gadgets: From Fiction To Life

Last week, Harry Potter fans from across the globe said goodbye to the boy wizard, as the last movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, came to an end. After seven books (and 8 movies since the last book was broken i...
 
Flight
 
HORNET  12.45
HORNET  12.45
HORNET  12.45

Swann Micro Hornet Review

[rating:5/5] Having a nine year old son, I'm constantly bombarded by little R/C toys.  It used to be just the normal cars and trucks, but lately it's been helicopters.  It's normally tedious to see him with one of those cheaply...

 
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Screen shot 2010-07-07 at 11.38.21 AM
Screen shot 2010-07-07 at 11.38.21 AM
Screen shot 2010-07-07 at 11.38.21 AM

Solar-Powered Impulse Plane Attempts First 24 Hour Flight (video)

The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered single person plane that uses 12,000 solar cells to achieve flight, is in the middle of its first 24 hour flight attempt. If successful, it could pave the way for using solar energy as a viabl...
 
Flight
 
PhantomRay1-thumb-550x380-38742
PhantomRay1-thumb-550x380-38742
PhantomRay1-thumb-550x380-38742

Boeing Unveils Phantom Ray Unmanned Aircraft

Boeing recently unveiled (or disclosed, if you want to put it that way) their latest invention, the Phantom Ray. The Ray is a remote-controlled stealth aircraft that's got some seriously impressive specs. Intended for "intellig...
 
Flight
 
SelfWeighing-Suitcase-1
SelfWeighing-Suitcase-1
SelfWeighing-Suitcase-1

Suitcase That Weighs Itself And Your Weed

Too good for one of those digital luggage scales? We all know that extra fees totally suck, so to help you avoid more stress and anguish at the airport, you can buy this suitcase that weighs itself on the fly (haha!). The LCD d...

 
Flight
 
multifunctionpenwtools-500x424
multifunctionpenwtools-500x424
multifunctionpenwtools-500x424

Multi-Function Pen Tool Is Airport’s Worst Friend

I wonder how this Multi-Tool Pen would appear in and x-ray?  Packing 12 tools in side the interior of this normal looking pen, I can't imagine the manufacturers intentions.  Featuring: a hole puncher, a large and a small blade,...
 
Flight
 
c-130
c-130
c-130

Boeing Advanced Tactical Laser Actually Hits A Target!

Here we go into the twenty first century of warfare, folks, as the Airborne Boeing laser finally manages to hit a ground-based target for the first time ever! The Air Force only a few short hours ago announced that, back on Aug...
 
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pedal-powered-airplane
pedal-powered-airplane
pedal-powered-airplane

Teenager Builds A Pedal Powered Airplanes That Actually Flies

Pedal powered airplanes are old business, that I know.  But for a 19-year to accomplish the same feat with no previous flying experience, that is the stuff that history is made of. Built by Dutch teenager Jesse van Kuijk, the p...