Category Archives: aviation

Sneak pass

The Blue Angels have a rogue straggler. No one can ever be prepared for the Rogue Straggler.

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RC plane crash compilation

In this video we’re going to show you some remote controlled aircrafts crash land. The owners of these aircrafts are very disappointed because of their aircrafts’ performance. In this video you are going to see some of the most devastating … Continue reading

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DJI Spark

Meet Spark, DJI’s first ever mini drone. Signature technologies, new gesture control, and unbelievable portability make your aerials more fun and intuitive than ever before. With five different colors, there’s a Spark for everyone. Read about it, price and availability. … Continue reading

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Sikorsky Skycrane in downtown L.A.

That’s how they decided to do it when all the HVAC units are on the roof.

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Fetching omnicopter

The multirotor vehicle used in the demonstration is an omni-directional eight-rotor vehicle. Its unique actuator configuration gives it full force and torque authority in all three dimensions, allowing it to fly novel maneuvers. The video description reads like the Turbo … Continue reading

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Spitfire surprise low pass – fave

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Painting a new Airbus A350

This has to be a grueling job. In a full suit and respirator, bent over a lift rail, squeezing a spray gun trigger for however long it takes. Then there’s always the risk of fire.

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Vampire WZ507 jet rips up the runway

The Vampire is a post WWII production jet of which only 3300 were made. Probably because the runways couldn’t cope with them.

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USAF airdrops Humvees

USAF Airmen from the 16th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, SC, execute a parachute air drop of eight Humvee military convoy vehicles from a C-17 Globemaster III to a drop zone in Fort Bragg, NC.

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Drone Racing League 2017 preview

DRL is the first professional race series for FPV drone racing. The Drone Racing League brings the world’s best pilots together to fly the DRL Racer head-to-head through new exciting neon-lit race courses. Drone Racing is the sport of the … Continue reading

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World’s first VTOL electric plane tested

Cold Fusion educates us on the world’s first vertical takeoff and landing jet that’s powered by batteries. Looks promising. Flying car?? [5:27]

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Steep takeoff

Boeing 787 Dreamliner performing a frighteningly steep take-off at the Farnborough Airshow, 2013.

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Kitty Hawk Flyer

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is a new, all-electric aircraft. It is safe, tested and legal to operate in the United States in uncongested areas under the Ultralight category of FAA regulations. We’ve designed our first version specifically to fly over … Continue reading

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United Airlines

UAL was all over the web last night over their handling of the Asian guy who didn’t have a seat due to a UAL overbooking of the flight. You’ve seen the news videos, here’s a parody of the new TV … Continue reading

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Drone vs. lightning

At the University of Manchester’s High Voltage Laboratory, we see what happens when a DJI Phantom 3 drone gets hit with an electrical impulse of 1.4MV – basically, a lightning strike. – Tom Scott

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P-51 whistling sounds

The awesome whistle sound of the P-51 Mustang, a fighter used in WWII. Many of us may be more familiar with the German Stuka Jericho Siren.

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