China's Building the World's Biggest Sea Plane

Just because the Spruce Goose never took off doesn't mean that aquatic planes in general are wholly useless; these aquatic turbo-props are still used for a variety of humanitarian efforts throughout the world. Now, China has announced that it's currently developing the world's biggest functional sea plane. But will it… » 7/30/14 7:20am 7/30/14 7:20am

Like Elsewhere, Chinese Airline Food Doesn't Look So Great

As someone who travels by plane at least eight times a year, I consume a lot of airplane food. Of the variety plane food I've eaten over the years, Chinese airplane food has been probably on average the worst. Well, according to Chinese social networking site Weibo, I'm not the only one who feels this way. » 5/12/14 6:00am 5/12/14 6:00am

Cool video of nine jet fighters flying in perfect formation

Cool video of a diamond formation perfectly executed by four Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrums and five Sukhoi Su-27 Flankers. It was part of the Russian military parade for the 69th anniversary of Victory Day over the Nazis, celebrated on Friday, May 9. » 5/11/14 9:04pm 5/11/14 9:04pm

Flight Attendants Will Soon Stop Asking You To Turn Off Your Game Boy

It's official: by the end of 2013, flight attendants will stop asking you to turn off your Game Boy during the first and last few minutes of plane rides. » 10/31/13 10:31am 10/31/13 10:31am

Amazing Lego SR-71 Blackbird Is Motorized, Controlled by Joystick

The Blackbird SR-71 is a legendary Cold War spy plane, faithfully recreated here with Lego. Built by Lego Technic expert Pawel "Sariel" Kimiec, it features "motorized elevons, rotating and illuminated engines, motorized control mast and custom stickers." Clocking in at 73.6 cm long, this is one badass and beautiful… » 6/26/13 7:33pm 6/26/13 7:33pm