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An Ion drive space engine has been used on aircraft for first time!

9 months ago — Long Read

Imagine an aircraft engine that has no moving parts, produces no harmful exhaust and makes no noise. That’s what researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US...

Engineering History – The heartbreaking story of the flying mathematicians of World War I

2 years ago — Deep Dive

Keith Lucas was killed instantly when his BE2 biplane collided with that of a colleague over Salisbury Plain on October 5, 1916. As a captain in the Royal Flying Corps,...

Meet the Drone that might one day save your life

2 years ago — Quick Read

Sweden has started a drone trial which could allow emergency medical care to reach patients having a heart-attack ... before an ambulance even arrives. Every second counts when you are...

Want to become the World’s First Civilian Jetpack Pilot?

3 years ago — Quick Read

Back in September we looked JetPack Aviation's successful attempt to fly the first jetpack in Europe. Now JetPack Aviation now has its sights set on a different type of record....

JB-10 jetpack set to make Aviation History over Monaco today

3 years ago — Long Read

Aviation History is set to be made in Monaco this weekend as David Mayman, CEO and Test Pilot at JetPack Aviation, is set to make three public flights using the...