Robot airplane takes off from Canada on a 26 hour non stop flight…

That’s right on August 21st, 1998, a robotic airplane (Aerosonde) nicknamed “Laima” landed at Benbecula Military Range on an island of South Uist, in Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Continue reading

If man was meant to fly, he would have been given wings

In 1991 at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 39th annual international convention and sport aviation exhibition in Oshkosh, WI, USA, Jim Bede of Bede Jet, presented his Home-built supersonic, lightweight, two-seat jet aircraft, built for his personal use.
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Nonstop circumnavigation of the world by balloon

Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss psychiatrist, and Brian Jones, an English ballooning instructor, accomplished a nonstop circumnavigation of the world in a balloon in 1999. Continue reading