Solar-Powered Plane to Fly Around the World- Article + Audio + Video - 3 February 2015
"Pilots flew an earlier model of the plane from Switzerland to Morocco and across the United States.
They plan to fly the new version, the SI-2, around the Earth in 25 flying days over a five month period.
The project will show renewable energy and clean technologies can be used anywhere."
5 Most Secret Military Aircraft
"These are the most mysterious military airplanes, jets and space planes flying today, including the infamous Aurora black triangle, the Boeing X-37, the new Northrop Grumman unmanned RQ-180 stealth drone, the Blackstar space bomber, and stealth Black Hawk helicopters."
Why everyone may have a personal air vehicle- Article + Video - 31 October 2013
"The idea of having a part car, part plane, part drone parked outside your home may not be as far-fetched as it seems. There really aren’t any technological hurdles to this."
Hudson River Plane Crash Pilot: "Obvious to me...this was a critical situation." "Brace for impact."
"Captain Sullenberger; The right man, in the right place, at the right time. We should all try to be just a little more like this man.
We need more men like Sullenberger—men of great character—in the world today. He was one cool cookie when most of us would have been freaking out. He did his job most likely as good as anyone in the world could have done; he was 100% professional, calm, cool, and collected.
Like he said, his entire life was in preparation to handle that one particular moment..."
Learn English With Photos 1 - Air Travel
"This is the first in a series of ten videos I made for an iTunes U course I've just published.
The aim of the course is to 'develop the listening and vocabulary skills of learners of English at intermediate level and above'.
There are also a few questions at the end of each video for the viewer to answer..."
Hijacking epidemic in America: 1961-1972 - 11 July 2013
"Between 1961 and 1972, more than 150 flights were hijacked in American airspace.
At the height of the trend, aeroplanes were hijacked at a rate of nearly one per week.
The hijackers' reasons were varied..."
KLM : Personal space experiment- a "nice campaign from KLM.
They introduce their new and improved Europe Business Class. The most important new asset is ‘personal space’.
To prove the human need for this personal space KLM conducted a social experiment, using candid camera."
The Airbus A380 - 20 March 2007
(YouTube) "America is getting its first look at the biggest passenger
airplane ever built.
Kelly Wallace goes on a tour of Airbus A380 at JFK Airport in New York." (CBSNews.com)