Here’s a great video of Roberta Mancino flying in a wing suit as she splits two buildings in Panama City, Panama. It’s cool to see her quickly adjust her flight path to avoid one of the buildings and to see her reaction as she does it too. See the whole thing >>
Attention and praise are quite rightly going to be heaped on pilot André Borschberg, but behind the scenes Solar Impulse is also the work of a giant logistical operation that would put a space mission to shame.
Knowing exactly how to safely evacuate a plane could one day save your life, so researchers created a terrifying Oculus Rift emergency-landing simulation that looks far more effective than a safety pamphlet ever could be. See more >
Anyone who has ever suffered a cramped long-haul flight, in seats that seem to encourage discomfort, will be happy to learn that Toyota has developed special seating that can accommodate a "wide range of body sizes".
Wouldn't decorating for Christmas be so much easier if you could simply have a decked-out tree delivered to your home that would then simply up and fly away on the 26th? Well, Santa's got a brand new drone thanks to design fly-master Otto Dieffenbach…