Latest Aviation Stories
United fliers can soon use PayPal’s new QR codes to buy chips and booze in the sky
How the stunt crew in ‘No Time to Die’ pulled off the film’s astounding motorcycle jump
The UK’s solution for enemy drones? Lasers.
Rolls-Royce’s zippy electric airplane wants to break speed records—and power air taxis of the future
This drone knows precisely where to drop a life-saving raft
Kitty Hawk’s electric airplane will fly you around—with no pilot
This heavy-lift drone could quietly carry a sub-hunting torpedo
The post-9/11 flight security changes you don’t see
Russia wants to launch little drones off of other drones off of ships
The Barracuda puts a wild spin on aircraft design
Fighter pilots, meet your AR adversaries
These machines were supposed to help win the war in Afghanistan. What happened?
The Army is preparing its first laser weapons for battle
A fleet of winged underwater robots will patrol the seas for the US Navy
This cutting-edge drone is headed out to pasture at an Air Force museum
The military wants their robots to be better listeners
Bell wants to soup up tilt-rotor aircraft by adding jet engines
Heavy-lifting Russian drones could resupply soldiers on future battlefields
The US military wants force fields that could stop nuclear missiles
Drones could help save soldiers’ lives by delivering blood on demand
Russia’s new stealth fighter is a bargain worthy of a Bond villain
What it’s like to rescue someone at sea from a Coast Guard helicopter
This robotic stretcher could transport wounded Marines off future battlefields
The US Marines are testing flying, remote-controlled grenades
What Biden’s big executive order means for the internet, air travel, and more
This helpful tank-like robot fights fires, not people
Skyborg’s latest AI drone test is a preview of the future of air combat
This drone can detect human screams. What could go wrong?
DARPA’s Gremlin drones could be reloaded while airborne
This new electric aircraft has 12 propellers and hints at a flying taxi future
European fighter jets are making a diplomatic statement with their tiger print
These multi-tasking machines can roll across the ground—or fly through the air
Watch a fighter jet and drone make ‘wet contact’ for the first time
Alaska Airlines is using artificial intelligence to craft flight plans that save fuel—and time
The Pentagon wants a bazooka that can take down drones
These tricked-out planes could help save coral reefs from untimely deaths
America’s first bomber, ‘the flaming coffin,’ got its name for a reason
How the war in Afghanistan revealed an evolving drone fleet’s mettle—and shortcomings
The Army’s launching drones from dune buggies. Here’s why.
This company is retrofitting airplanes to fly on missions with no pilots
Watch this French laser zap drones out of the sky
Why does NASA keep launching Wright brothers’ stuff into space?
How the burning heart of a jet engine functions without melting
Navy SEALs could get new airborne backup. Here’s what the planes look like.
An Air Force artificial intelligence program flew a drone fighter for hours
Fire-resistant clothing is a hot choice. Here’s how it works.
The Royal Navy’s jetpack demo is astonishing—and impractical
The stealth helicopters used in the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden are still cloaked in mystery
The US military is testing a microwave anti-drone weapon called THOR
Watch the Navy’s new drone fly using just sunlight and hydrogen
Everything to know about the Air Force’s new fighter jet, the F-15EX Eagle II
Ingenuity flew on Mars. Now NASA will push it to the brink of destruction.
Senator Tammy Duckworth describes the day her Black Hawk was shot down
DJI Air 2S drone: A pro-grade aerial camera for under $1,000
Senator Tammy Duckworth on why AI should never fully replace humans in the cockpit
The future of air combat is drones launching more drones
Refueling B-52s in the sky is hard, so the Air Force is trying VR simulators
Russian fighter pilots could soon fly alongside bomb-filled combat drones
Joby’s electric aircraft inches us closer to a future full of flying taxis
This drone will refuel Naval fighter jets by 2024
Tilting rotors could help make Bell’s speedy new aircraft the next Black Hawk
Elvis (the helicopter) is cheating death by becoming a drone
The Coyote swarming drone can deploy for aerial warfare—or hurricanes
Watch this Boeing fighter jet drone fly for the first time