Terrafugia, a manufacturer in Massachusetts, has received final exemption approvals for its car-plane, or more properly known as a Transition® Roadable Aircraft. All you’ll need is a driver’s license, and at least a sports pilot license, plus $235,000 to buy the funny looking car, er… plane. Terrafugia was successful in its...
Los Angeles, CA. - Midday yesterday a Marine Corps helicopter crashed in the north section of Camp Pendleton, located about an hour south of the Los Angeles metro area along the Pacific coast. The base reported the helicopter had six Marines aboard; four were injured. Three were taken to Scripps...
Details have emerged about the conditions and actions of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Yuma, AZ. The 15-year-old plane owned by Southwest Airlines, on a recent flight from El Paso, Texas to Palm Springs, CA had to make an emergency landing. A hole in the...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/Cape Canaveral, Fla. - In a sudden storm associated with a tropical weather pressure system crossing Central Florida, NASA says the Shuttle Atlantis launch pad was hit by lightning today, with the shuttle already out on the pad. Engineers are checking over the shuttle looking for any damage.  The launch pad...
U.S. Government and security experts are warning that terrorist in Al Qaida’s Yemen branch is trying to evade enhanced screening techniques and technologies by implanting humans with explosives, and within items commonly found on airplanes. While this is not new, the threat has grown as other methods once used...
Washington D.C.- NASA chief Charles Bolden said America will continue to lead the way in space exploration at the National Press Club recently.  Bolden has laid out a strategy to relinquish low earth orbit missions to private companies and focus the agency on deep space exploration, directing NASA to focus...
Phoenix- A Southwest Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas to Phoenix, Arizona had to make an emergency landing instead of its planned normal landing after an engine failed.  Officials from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport said the Boeing 737 carrying 139 people landed safely with no injuries. Fire and emergency...
Bali, Indonesia A drunken passenger trying to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia flight on Thursday caused a hijacking scare. The Boeing 737 was carrying 139 passengers and six crew from Brisbane, Australia to Bali, Indonesia. One hour before the plane landed pilots aboard the flight alerted air traffic controllers...