I don't know about you, but I always liked paper airplanes. I got pretty bored with them, because as good as a paper airplane is, it will never be like a real airplane. Now here comes the PowerUp 3.0. It has a device with a Smart Module, which has a small propeller and rudder that you can put on your plane for some extra oomph in your flight. Now I don't know whether or … [Read more...] about Paper airplanes get a smartphone treatment with PowerUp 3.0
The Aeroscraft has taken off
What you are seeing here is the Aeroscraft, and it is essentially a huge airship that is not a blimp. Seriously? That's not a blimp? Nope. Blimps need all that helium to maintain their shape, but the Aeroscraft has a rigid structure. Have you seen how blimps need propellers to have some propulsion? Well, the Aeroscraft doesn't need that, as it has some helium power. This … [Read more...] about The Aeroscraft has taken off
Is the Terrafugia TF-X the future of flying cars?
I'm not certain if you have heard of the Terrafugia Transition, but it is essentially a car and a plane all in one. You would need a runway for that auto/plane, but for this new TF-X, it could begin a new age of flying cars. You will notice that this car is really set up for VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landings), which means that you could theoretically land it anywhere. … [Read more...] about Is the Terrafugia TF-X the future of flying cars?
Virgin Galactic SS2 makes first successful test flight
What you are seeing is Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, or SS2, which completed its first test flight today. Sir Richard Branson is certainly pleased as can be, and the SS2 took off at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. A carrier craft known as WhiteKinightTwo towed it 47,000 feet into the atmosphere and then the rockets kicked in to go faster than the speed of … [Read more...] about Virgin Galactic SS2 makes first successful test flight