Bored Pilots Fly 150 Miles Off Course
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Bored Pilots Fly 150 Miles Off Course

NARRATOR: In 2009, Northwest Flight 188 from San Diego to Minneapolis, carrying 147 passengers, doesn’t respond to calls from Air Traffic Control, and is reported as NORDO. NORDO is a term that’s used in the Air Traffic Control business to indicate that a pilot is not talking to anybody in the Air Traffic Control system, […]

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Why Humans Suck At Flying Rockets
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Why Humans Suck At Flying Rockets

In the year 1919, pilots Alcock and Brown completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight from Canada to Ireland. The journey took them just 16 hours, but it was anything but plain sailing. During takeoff, the overloaded aircraft barely made it over a line of trees. And shortly after, the onboard generator failed, causing them to […]

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SOLAR RC AIRCRAFT – The story
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SOLAR RC AIRCRAFT – The story

this project respects our country law / Fly safe the beginning of the project between march and april, i saw a report on arte channel it spoke about a team building solar electric plane “pionneers” to have solar electric flight it was a small team the builder of the electric aircraft was a rc plane […]

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Are Night Flights Allowed for Helicopters?
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Are Night Flights Allowed for Helicopters?

Imagine you’re stuck on the slopes of Mount Everest. There’s no one to help you for frozen miles around, and you can’t move for some reason. Although you’ve sent a distress signal, the night has already fallen, and you’ve lost all hope. But then, out of the cold darkness, a beam of light blinds you. […]

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The Vanishing of Flight 370
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The Vanishing of Flight 370

At Kuala Lumpur International Airport, a Boeing 777 is preparing for departure. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is a daily passenger flight between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Beijing, China. Forty-two minutes past midnight, Flight 370 is given clearance to depart. On board are Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, First Officer Fariq Abdul Hamid, ten cabin crew members, […]

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eBee RTK – The Survey-Grade Mapping Drone
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eBee RTK – The Survey-Grade Mapping Drone

Hi I’m Brock Ryder, I’m a land surveyer with twenty years of industry experience. I joined senseFly in 2012 when I realised the potential drones had to transform the surveying industry. At senseFly we produce autonomous, lightweight mapping drones for civilian applications Such as surveying, GIS, agriculture and many more. Just like famous Swiss watches, […]

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