Vintage Flying Video
Feather lingerie? When I first came across this idea, the first question that came to mind was, WHY?
Why would anyone want to wear feathers, fake or otherwise, under their clothes?
Granted they are pretty, but I think somewhat impractical.
Igarashi Design has introduced a single seat helicopter with amazing looks. It is equipped with everything that is required to give the private flight a higher reliability. But you need to take pilot training before flying your own helicopter because only one person can sit and operate this helicopter. The design looks like a robot if you see the front right look. It is very small in size as compared to other helicopters. So, get ready to take the risk and enjoy your flight. (Pics)
Beautiful or Beastly?
Aren’t we all inexorably drawn to the sort of wounded dove freak jobs who would pay a $1,000 for a pair of LED cybernetic wings, all of whom end up donning aviator’s goggles, watching Wings of Desire and flinging themselves off the top of Tacheles after one hallucinogen-fueled bender or another?
This is an artist’s illustration of what a Wingless Electromagnetic Air Vehicle
might look like as it flies in the atmosphere above Mars.
(Danielle Zawoy for the University of Florida)
A scientist from the University of Florida has recently filed a patent that is attracting everyone from NASA and the US Air Force to UFO-seekers and sci-fi enthusiasts. Continue reading… “Scientist Designs Plasma-Powered Flying Saucer”
David Copperfield has mastered the illusion of flying. Quite ingenious. After the jump is the video as to how he does it.
Starving yourself before a long flight may help prevent jet lag, US researchers said on Thursday.
Normally, the body’s natural circadian clock in the brain dictates when to wake, eat and sleep, all in response to light. But it seems a second clock takes over when food is scarce, and manipulating this clock might help travelers adjust to new time zones, they said.
A high technology very small UAV made in Germany by microdrone GmbH. Can reach an altitude of 400m and stay in the sky for 30 minutes. Second video after the jump.
Icarus crashed and burned when he flew too close to the sun but a modern-day Swiss adventurer had a happier landing on Wednesday when testing his new jet-powered “wing”. Second video after the jump.