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How To : Track ADS-B Equipped Aircraft on Your Smartphone

Flight disruptions can cost billions of dollars, but most modern commercial flights rely on air traffic control systems that harbor serious vulnerabilities. By 2020, the transition will be complete to a system called NextGen, which relies on Automatic Dependent Surveillance – ...more

How To : Assemble a Micro Scout R/C model aircraft

Is your hobby remote controlled vehicles, specifically RC airplanes? Well, check out this video tutorial series to see how to assemble the Micro Scout R/C model aircraft from Plantraco. Yes, These planes are small - with a wingspan of only twelve inches, but believe that... " ...more

How To : Assemble the Micro Racer P-51 R/C model aircraft

Is your hobby remote controlled vehicles, specifically RC airplanes? Well, check out this video tutorial series to see how to assemble the Micro Racer P-51 R/C model aircraft from Plantraco. Yes, These planes are small - with a wingspan of only ten inches and flying weight of ...more

How To : Add add-on aircraft to FSX

This aviation tutorial shows you a very basic way to add add-on aircraft to an FSX. Get all the aircraft you need into Flight Simulator X (FSX) just by watching this tutorial.

News : LEGO Aircraft Carrier

I can not track down the source for this awesome Lego Aircraft Carrier.  Who ever created this did some amazing detail work.  Seems like the ship is even remote controlled.  If you know the creator of this masterpiece please post it in the comments.  Thanks.

News : This New AR App Is Like Minecraft for Drone Pilots

If DroneBase's new AR platform inspires even half the creativity among its users as Minecraft did with its community, then drone pilots are about to enjoy acres of blocky worlds to explore among the clouds. That new platform is called AirCraft, and it's available as a beta fe ...more

News : Airline Pet Policies

ATA Airline Pets are accepted in the cabin and in the baggage compartment. Aegean Airlines Pets are accepted in the cabin and in the cargo compartment. Aerolíneas Argentinas Aerolíneas Argentinas does not allow the transport of pets in the cabin. Passengers who wish to trave ...more

News : World's First 3D Printed UAV Takes to the Skies

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been widely used by the military for surveillance and reconnaissance missions—even armed combat. But there are other beneficial applications of an unmanned aircraft, such as search and rescue operations, scientific exploration, lo ...more

How To : Create a Motion Trail in Maya 2011

Motion trails in Autodesk Maya can be very handy at times when animating your scene. Keying a bone/joint or other object every so many frames can take up quite a bit of time and can sometimes be a big hassle, too. I have found many times when I could have really used one. I al ...more

How To : Maintain that centerline

This episode discusses the four causal aerodynamic factors leading to the overall left turning tendency that an aircraft experiences during flight. Join Scott Ludwig and Seth Hardley as they teach about Torque Effect, Spiraling Slipstream, Gyroscopic Precession and P-Factor an ...more

News : Uber's Next Big Step Is Convincing You to Fly

Uber wants you to forget about cars and start thinking about fully autonomous flying as an alternative—a more "economically favorable" way of getting to your grinding nine-to-five. Last October, Uber showed off Uber Elevate, a concept that the company calls the "future of on- ...more

How To : Apply Newton's laws of motion to flares with NASA

In this video, learn about aircraft flares from NASA. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration provides valuable information about Newton's three laws of motion and how they apply to aircraft landings and what happens when mistakes happen (flares). This NASA video se ...more

How To : Apply Newton's laws of motion to cruise with NASA

See how Newton's laws of motion apply to an aircraft's cruise performance with this educational video from NASA -- the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the leading resource for space exploration. There's no better place to learn about aerospace and Newton's three ...more

How To : Master weight and balance concepts with NASA

Join NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) as they give the basics on the concepts of weight and balance as applied to aerospace. There's no better place to learn about aviation theory than NASA, the United States government's most infamous agency--the powerhous ...more

How To : Master Newton's third law of motion with NASA

Learn everything you need to know about Newton's third law of motion from none other than NASA. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the United States government's most infamous agency and powerhouse of space exploration. Why wouldn't you want to learn Newton's ...more

How To : Pick up airport passengers in Microsoft FSX

FSx tutorial, shows us how to drop off and pick up passengers and theirluggage. The first thing you must do is bring the jetway and that is(ctrl + j), then open the luggage bunker which is (shift + e + 2).now you need fuel to make the fuel truck and fill you up press the follo ...more

News : News Clips - June 4

Water Purification Device Prompts TSA to Close Down Minneapolis Airport In another stupendous incident of comical over-reaction, the TSA ordered the evacuation of two airport terminals in Minneapolis after a water purification device was found in a woman’s luggage. Obama Mul ...more

News : Martin Jetpack Climbs to 5,000 Feet Above Sea Level

As of right now, Guinness World Records claims that the highest human flight with a rocket belt is 152 feet, accomplished by Eric Scott in 2004. But they may need to update their records soon thanks to Martin Aircraft Company in New Zealand, whose Martin Jetpack finally showed ...more

News : Jay Leno's EcoJet Seeks any Muffler That...Muffles

The EcoJet. No, it's not a economy-sized jet engine aircraft. It's Jay Leno's version of an eco-friendly car. A very, very fast eco-friendly car. Jay Leno's Garage, with the help of Ed Welburn at GM, has built the EcoJet, a sleek, powerful monster-of-a-car that runs off envir ...more

News : Pesky Housefly + Paper = Insect 747

That's right, fly powered aircrafts. Forget drowning and reviving a fly, why don't you make it slave for you instead? AirSpace Blog's post tells the story of famed aircraft modeler Frank Ehling and his tiny, fly powered aircrafts. Currently in the Smithsonion, these are the s ...more

How To : Perform the UND Aerodynamics Demonstration

UND Flight Instructor Anthony Bottini discussing in detail the UND Aerodynamics Demonstration. This maneuver is a must-watch for beginning pilots and old, grizzled aviators. The Aerodynamics Demonstration covers the full spectrum of the Fundamentals of Flight and various other ...more

How To : Make a basic hotwire cutter for cutting foam

Hobbyists from many different hobbies, from model aircraft to tabletop wargaming, all need to cut foam, and that means a hotwire cutter. If you have the DIY bent that goes along with most of these hobbies anyway, check out this video for a guide to making your own simple hotwi ...more

How to Make a Paper Airplane : Stealth Fighter

In this video, you will learn how to make origami stealth fighter. This origami model simulates a stealth aircraft. This model is designed by Thay Yang What you need: Paper size 8.5''x11'' and a ruler. Video: .

How To : Launch a Glider - Aerotow

How a sailplane glider is launched into the air from being towed behind another aircraft (Aerotow). Step 1: Launching a Glider This narrated video shows how a glider is towed into the air behind a plane. Video: .

How To : Fold a JKF-18 Hornet jet paper plane

This aircraft origami masterpiece is a JKF-18 Hornet, which is modeled after the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet] supersonic fighter jet used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps, along with the Royal Australian Air Force and Spanish Air Force. It's a fantastic plane—but ...more

News : News Update 2/27/2012

Here's today's morning news: Rising Gas prices: The United States has seen a big inflation in gas prices throughout the nation. Many stations in New York have hit $4 per gallon, while Hawaii sells at $4.247. Experts predict another increase before memorial day. When will you ...more

News : Up, Up & Away - Get Your Own Jet Pack for $75K

The age of personal flight has finally arrived. You can now purchase your very own jet pack for the extremely high price of $75,000. The Martin Aircraft Company Jetpack gets 30 miles to the tank, sails along at 60 mph, and can reach heights of almost 8,000 feet. Oh, and bonus: ...more

How To : Hack a SharePoint site

Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to hack a Sh ...more

How To : Create magnetically controlled gadgets

Make your gadgets magnetically controlled with everyday things. People often take for granted the common items and devices they use in everyday life. Looks can be deceiving. It's not what things appear to be, it's what they can become. Milk can be turned into plastic; with th ...more

How To : Origami a paper airplane "Mirage"

Watch this visual demonstration on how to fold the Mirage. The Mirage is an excellent paper airplane. I was amazed the first time this left my hands and sailed -- nay -- floated to a perfect landing. The large wing area makes this glider easy to trim and especially graceful in ...more

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