Posts Tagged ‘airplanes’
 
 
 
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SmartPlane: An RC Plane Controlled By Your iPhone 5S

We're not strangers to clever new ways to control aircraft with your iPhone 5S. But if you're ready to move beyond paper airplanes and into actual aircraft, the SmartPlane is here to soar with you. The Aircraft The first thing ...
 
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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...
 
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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...