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Skyborg’s latest AI drone test is a preview of the future of air combat
The Air Force's experiment in June involved a big MQ-20 drone, and is part of a promising yet challenging military aviation program.
This Cadillac gets heavier the faster it goes—and that’s a good thing
It takes a wing, a spoiler, and more to keep the CT4-V Blackwing firmly pressed against the asphalt. Here's how it all works.
The Air Force wants $48 million to practice dropping stuff from rockets
A SpaceX contract may be in the cards.
DARPA’s Gremlin drones could be reloaded while airborne
Catching a drone in the sky with another aircraft is tricky, but the military is trying again this fall.
This new electric aircraft has 12 propellers and hints at a flying taxi future
Archer just revealed a craft called Maker, and someday a version of it could fly you around a city.
European fighter jets are making a diplomatic statement with their tiger print
The Portuguese F-16 Fighting Falcon is just one member of a historic squadron.
Watch a fighter jet and drone make ‘wet contact’ for the first time
The F/A-18 Super Hornet received fuel from the Navy's Stingray drone in a key initial test.
Alaska Airlines is using artificial intelligence to craft flight plans that save fuel—and time
When AI designs the route, passengers arrive 5.3 minutes faster. Here's why.
These tricked-out planes could help save coral reefs from untimely deaths
Scientists have developed an airborne imaging technology that will allow them to spot ailing reefs up to 70 feet underwater.
America’s first bomber, ‘the flaming coffin,’ got its name for a reason
Also known as the “Liberty Plane," the vehicle was literally a hot mess.