Electrically conductive concrete to clear snow and ice from runways

AMES, Iowa – Alireza Sassani turned a switch and sent 60 volts of electricity into a small block of concrete. A few minutes later the Iowa State University… more

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August 16, 2015

Canadian Company Reinvents Seabee Amphib

A Canadian company Horizon is seeking to start production of a re-engined and re-engineered version of the Republic RC-3 Seabee amphibious aircraft. Called the ‘X2 Project’ for now,… more

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August 14, 2015

Students Invent Anti-Drone System

With the and the aviation community facing increasing pressure to find a way to keep and airplanes separate, a group of four engineering students from the University of Rhode Island have… more

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August 13, 2015

The Wright Brothers: Even More Badass Than You Thought

For his new book, ‘The Wright Brothers, ‘­Pulitzer Prize winner David ­McCullough pored over newspaper articles, photographs, and more than 1,000 letters to create a gripping… more

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August 10, 2015

NASA tests ground collision avoidance technology at Oshkosh

NASA tests ground collision avoidance technology at Oshkosh

The technology, recently integrated in F-16 fighter jets and other military aircraft, is being adapted by engineers at NASA Armstrong Research Center, Edwards,… more

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July 27, 2015

Lightweight membrane can significantly reduce in-flight aircraft noise

Riding in a helicopter or can be a noisy experience for passengers. But researchers from North Carolina State University and MIT have developed a… more

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July 27, 2015

V8 Power Brings Economy and Speed

“I can’t even imagine how much money GM has invested in developing these ,” Jeff Ackland of Altitude Group LLC said about the V8 LS engine he is using the company’s new P85 kit… more

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July 24, 2015

Just Aircraft SuperSTOL Now Comes in XL

Just Aircraft has upsized its popular SuperSTOL airplane with the introduction of the Stretch XL. By adding two feet aft of the fuselage and six inches up front, the kit airplane can now… more

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July 23, 2015

Latest Rutan Design Looks to Make the Impossible Possible

EAA Airventure, Oshkosh, WI — After working at airports most of his life, legendary aviation innovator and designer Burt wanted an airplane that could go many places,… more

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July 23, 2015