For many of us, our first understanding on how to start an airplane was when Bugs Bunny started the engines of the “World’s Largest Airplane” in Hare Lift (FF to 2:04). With a simple push of a button, all of the radial engines were up and running. And as ridiculous as that was, in the […]
The 2014 edition of the Farnborough International Airshow was kicked off on Monday morning with announcements from airframe and engine manufacturers large and small.
Rocky Marciano dies in a plane crash, Aeromexico Flight 498 suffers a midair collision near LAX, and more…
An 18th century French balloon becomes the first military aviation vehicle, SAAB is founded in Sweden, a 777 sets a round-the-world speed record, Rakesh Sharma becomes the first Indian to visit space, and more…
Police in New Zealand are investigating the death of an aircraft engineer, Miles Hunter, 51, who was sucked into the engine of a C-130 Hercules transport plane early Monday morning.
This week at the Paris Air Show, Rolls-Royce and General Electric have both provided peaks into what they are developing for future engines to power new aircraft coming from Boeing and Airbus in the A350 and 787-10.
Rolls-Royce on Friday announced that a single faulty component caused the engine failure on the Trent 900-powered Qantas A380 that was forced to make an emergency landing last week.