Category Archives: aviation

Dream Chaser free flight test 2017

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft had a successful free-flight test on November 11, 2017 at Edwards Air Force Base, with support of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. No affiliation with the brewery of similarly named mountains and Torpedoes. More … Continue reading

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Autonomous weapons

Watch a clip from the movie made by campaigners to ban the development of autonomous weapons. The short, disturbing film is the latest attempt by campaigners and concerned scientists to highlight the dangers of developing autonomous weapons that can find, … Continue reading

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New jet flight record

Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot of British tech company Gravity Industries has soared into the record books with the brand new Guinness World Records title for the Fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine powered suit. I don’t … Continue reading

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The biggest propeller plane in the world

Antonov AN-22 pays a vist to the airport in Oostende, Belgium. [4:32]

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Boeing 777 wing test

This Boeing 777 wing was tested to destruction, finally breaking at one fifty four percent of the designed limit load.

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Sky divers and plane crash

Two planes carrying a total of 9 skydivers collided mid air, 12,000 feet above Superior, Wisconsin. The wings disconnected from one of the planes causing a fiery explosion. All 9 skydivers landed safely, as well as the two pilots.

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Blue Angels flight

From inside the cockpit.

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Dubai police hoverbike

INCREDIBLE VIDEO from Dubai! We installed a couple of World records! Hoverbike in all its glory – light and compact. Passed successful tests in extreme conditions – dust and heat. This is a special version of the hoverbike for the … Continue reading

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Plane merges with traffic

In Alaska, this is an almost daily occurrence.

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CH-53E Super Stallion Delivers an M777 Howitzer

Delivered, unloaded, prepped, armed, and fired. Just like Amazon in the future.

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Jet rocket Man

Daring, intrepid, Jet Rocket Man comes in for a new fuel cell backpack.

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Airplane waste disposal

Modern airplane toilet bowls rely on strong suction and teflon-coated walls to flush, causing waste to accelerate through its pipes faster than a Formula One race car. It’s safe to say that airplane toilets really suck. (I’m sorry. That was … Continue reading

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Hoverbike Kalashnikov

I assume this is a new Russian version of a hoverbike. Not one AK-47 to be seen. Maybe that’s coming soon.

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Airbus A400M combat climb takeoff

The A400 pilots impress with the steep combat-like takeoff at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2017.

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Cattle muster

Herding cattle by whatever means possible in the Australian outback. Motley Crüe provides the appropriate soundtrack. [4:53]

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Fire suppression test

Full fire suppression test of foam fire equipment at new helicopter maintenance training facility. Mute the sound and/or skip ahead. [5:27]

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