A Seattle based film maker who spent 3 months on holiday in Thailand produced this amazing video while there. Gabriel Ng used a DJI Phantom 2 mounted with a Go Pro Hero 4 to achieve these stunning results. For more articles like this sent directly to your inbox, subscribe using the link below.
This picture was taken in 1989, during the Cold War, when two US Airforce F15’s were scrambled to intercept two Russian Mig 29’s. The Migs were innocently on their way to an air show in Canada.
In short, yes. Jet fuel (typically JET-A1) which is used to power aircraft with jet engines (and turboprop engines) is basically diesel fuel with extra additives. For that reason a car or truck with a diesel engine will run comfortably on airliner jet fuel although it isn’t recommended. Similarly, piston engined aircraft (such as Cessna […]
Whenever you read articles involving aircraft, the men or women at the controls of the plane are invariably referred to as pilot and co-pilot. But what does this mean? Well for starters, the terms pilot and co-pilot are, these days, a bit of a misnomer. They stem from the early days of flying when there […]
The International Space Station (ISS) has been orbiting our planet for 17 years and in that time has played host to over 200 individuals as it travels at a speed of 17,000 miles per hour, 400km above the surface. This video, compiled by Knate Myers using images from the online depository of the ISS, shows the amazing views […]
It’s 3am and you’re staring at the ceiling. You either haven’t been able to get to sleep yet or you’ve managed to get a paltry 2 hours and your body has decided to wake you up thinking it’s time for your afternoon nap to end. Welcome to jet lag! Jet lag is basically a disruption […]
The lives of many people are in the hands of the pilots at the front of an airliner and, as was highlighted in the tragic Germanwings crash, the psychological state of a pilot can be vitally important in safe guarding those lives. So what assessment, if any, is carried out on pilots? Well as regards […]
It seems quite futuristic but it’s a concept that might not be as far away as you think. A French design company has released a video of their design for a windowless plane which instead would have a cabin that is lined with thin curved screens. Cameras on the outside of the aircraft would capture […]