Aviation

Pilot aims to fly super glider to the edge of space

Pilot aims to fly super glider to the edge of space

In 2016, pilots plan to fly Perlan 2 higher than the U-2 or SR-71 spy planes
World's first luxury animal terminal under construction

World's first luxury animal terminal under construction

Horses, birds, pets and livestock arriving at New York's JFK Airport will sit in the lap of luxury when the animal terminal opens in 2016
Would you pay $35 million to travel like a cosmonaut?

Would you pay $35 million to travel like a cosmonaut?

When money and gravity are no object, following in the galactic footsteps of Yuri Gagarin is the final frontier
Passengers stranded as Indonesia volcanoes erupt

Passengers stranded as Indonesia volcanoes erupt

Thousands of passengers traveling home for the Muslim Eid festival are stranded in Indonesia erupting volcanoes cause airport closures.
FAA: Lasers plaguing U.S. skies

FAA: Lasers plaguing U.S. skies

Eleven commercial flights reported having lasers pointed at them Wednesday night as they flew over New Jersey -- the latest in a growing number of such incidents
Solar Impulse: Plane's pilots ground record-setting attempt

Solar Impulse: Plane's pilots ground record-setting attempt

The pilots of Solar Impulse 2 say they're halting their journey until 2016
Newest airliner gets rock star treatment on world tour

Newest airliner gets rock star treatment on world tour

Celebrity welcome for Airbus A350 XWB as it drops into the world's busiest airport in Atlanta
Ryanair to put fliers' faces on airplane livery

Ryanair to put fliers' faces on airplane livery

The Irish budget airline, which is celebrating its 30th birthday, will put the faces and names of 30 Facebook fans on its planes
10 retired planes we wish were still flying

10 retired planes we wish were still flying

Some planes can't help but capture the public imagination, even long after they've stopped flying
Pilot flushed live ammunition down plane's toilet

Pilot flushed live ammunition down plane's toilet

United Airlines is investigating an incident in which a pilot flushed live ammunition down a toilet during an international flight from Houston to Germany
Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

The Portland, Oregon, airport will now allow you to fly with pot in-state, provided you are carrying the legal amount