flying

Video Games

Realistic 'Flight Simulator' Puts Players in Economy Class and It Kind of Rules

In the upcoming PC game 'Flight Simulator,' the only objective is to enjoy your flight.
Chris Kindred
9.13.18
Moveable

Airlines Are Bumping Fewer People Than Ever

But it’s not because airlines suddenly care about you.
Tracey Lindeman
12.20.17
flying

This Drone Has Claws, Lands on a Vertical Walls

Researchers at the Université de Sherbrooke designed the sweet device.
Louise Matsakis
8.4.17
Whoa

Start Rolling Your Blunts: NASA Is Uploading Decades of Archival Footage to YouTube

Watch a hypersonic plane go 7,000 miles per hour and more in over 500 videos of experimental aircraft pushing the limits.
Samantha Cole
7.19.17
Planes, Pains, and Climate Change

Airports and Planes Need to Adapt to Climate Change, Too

High temperatures are already grounding planes, but what happens if (or when) things get worse?
Sarah Emerson
7.13.17
super

Homeland Security Will Begin “Heightened Screening” of Phones on All US-Bound Flights

In March, the agency announced a ban on electronics on US-bound flights coming from the Middle East and North Africa.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.17
humans of the year

Aubrie O’Rourke Trained Dolphins, Researched HIV, and Is Helping NASA Get to Mars

And she's just getting started.
Samantha Cole
4.30.17
FEAR OF FLYING

Climate Change Will Make Airplane Turbulence Much Worse

As CO2 emissions increase, flights will be bumpier too.
Farnia Fekri
4.6.17
News

Banning Electronics From Flights ‘Fails the Logic Test'

The US has indefinitely banned passengers from eight majority-Muslim countries from carrying electronics on planes.
Jason Koebler
3.20.17
beverage science

Airline Unveils Beer Calibrated To Taste Good at 30,000 Feet

Crack open a bottle of Betsy Beer.
Michael Byrne
3.6.17
Air Canada

Canada Is Airdropping Pregnant Bison Into Banff National Park

In a scene somehow reminiscent of both Jurassic Park and Free Willy, 16 wild bison reclaim their forebears’ range in Banff.
Becky Ferreira
2.7.17
videos

Fly Over Mars and Into the Weekend

Like a majestic alien eagle.
Samantha Cole
12.9.16