Posts Tagged ‘Flying’
Ehang 184 Passenger Drone

Nevada to Begin Testing Autonomous Passenger Drones

by CHIRPon June 15, 2016
Chinese company EHang and the state of Nevada are set to test automated flying passenger drones by the end of this year! With flying passenger drones only a thing of science fiction, with the advances in drone technology in the past few years, they are more a reality than ever. Called the Ehang 184 Passenger Drone, […]
windowless aiplane infoclip

New Windowless Airplane Can Display Whatever You Desire

by CHIRPon May 25, 2016
This new airplane developed by ‘Technicon Design France’ has no windows. Saving money, making manufacturing less complex and keeping the plane light, the windowless design is practical from a financial and efficiency stand point. But what makes it even cooler? The inside of the fuselage is completely covered with OLED panels. These panels display either […]

DARPA Putting Up 146 Million To Anyone Who Designs A Viable Reuseable Rocket

by CHIRPon May 2, 2016
DARPA (The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military, has asked the aerospace industry for help. They’ve put out a request for designs of a small, first-stage rocket/ship of sorts that can launch into space, deploy a 3,000 to 5,000 pound payload and return to land […]

This New Hover Board Is Real…And It Just Set The World Record For Longest Flight

by CHIRPon May 1, 2016
French jet ski champion and inventor of the Flyboard Air, Franky Zapata, has just set a new Guinness World Record. What for you may ask? The farthest hover board flight, which is pretty ground breaking might we add. Just this Saturday morning off the coast of the south of France, Zapata boarded his Flyboard Air and […]

Solar Impulse 2 Set To Continue It's Round World Flight

The Solar Impulse 2 Electric Aircraft Is About To Land After Crossing The Pacific — Watch It Live Here

by CHIRPon April 24, 2016
As we speak the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft that we reported on a week ago is on it’s way from Hawaii, where it had undergone repairs and testing, to Mountain View, California. You can watch the live feed below here on CHIRP! Currently over the coast of California, it’s nearing it’s destination at Mountain View. Watch […]

Solar Impulse 2 Set To Continue It's Round World Flight

Solar Impulse 2 Aircraft Set To Continue Round The World Flight

by CHIRPon April 16, 2016
About a year ago pilot, André Borschberg and the Solar Impulse plane set the world record for the longest ever solo flight. Leaving from Nagoya, Japan, they were attempting to fly around the world. Unfortunately they had to land and stay grounded in Hawaii due to and overheated battery. Having been stored in a hangar in Hawaii for the entire winter, the […]
Guy Almost Loses His Head From A Low-Flying Airplane!

Tourist In St. Barts Almost Loses His Head To A Low-Flying Airplane

by CHIRPon April 12, 2016
You may have seen footage of the Gustaf III airport in Saint Barthélemy (a French Speaking Caribbean Island). It’s famous for the low and steep landings that pilots are required to do, as well as the low take-off over a beach at the end of the runway. People watch from both sides as planes make the daring […]

Boom Jet Flying In Air Supersonic

New ‘Boom’ Jet Will Go From New York To London In Three Hours

by CHIRPon April 3, 2016
Just recently, Richard Branson unveiled new plans for an airline called Boom. The airline will feature a supersonic jet with the ability to cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Cutting current times of 8 hours down by more than half. We can confirm that The Spaceship Company will provide engineering, design and manufacturing services, flight tests and operations and that […]