DARPA announced it is moving forward with plans to develop an entirely new class of flying boat for use in amphibious military operations.
The U.S. Air Force is set to be equipped with a formidable new combat-proven electronically scanned array sensor system, which will enhance both air and maritime sensing capabilities.
Lockheed Martin continues to hint that the "Darkstar" hypersonic jet in the film Top Gun: Maverick might actually exist.
Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the folks at Electric Sky are moving closer to revolutionizing electric aviation by making its Whisper Beam power-beaming system a reality.
On January 9th, the French Air and Space Force (FASF) held an event that examined emerging high-altitude challenges.
Here are five things you probably missed about this impressive U-2 spy plane selfie with a Chinese surveillance airship.
A team of Chinese engineers have developed a new autonomous transmedium drone capable of flying in the air and swimming underwater.
In a historic first, an AI-controlled fighter jet racked up more than 17 hours of flight time while autonomously executing advanced fighter maneuvers, including simulated aerial dogfights.
Changes to the brains of fighter pilots caused by extreme g forces and high levels of sensory input may offer key insights needed to prepare future space travelers for long-distance journeys to distant planets/
A new transonic truss-braced wing (TTBW) aircraft design is in development, following an announcement from NASA that it has chosen Boeing to lead the design and production of a new full-scale demonstrator aircraft.
The experimental military spacecraft LDPE-3A was successfully launched into orbit earlier this week as part of the U.S. Space Force as part of its Long Duration Propulsive ESPA (LDPE) program.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has chosen to remove areas outside the United States on all its visual flight rules (VFR) aeronautical charts, according to a notice the agency issued late last year.
Engineers working on the GRIFFIN Project recently made a significant breakthrough in developing the world's first true bird-like drones.
A new line of aircraft set to be the fastest and most powerful micro VTOL air utility vehicles ever built will include a piloted “motorbike” aircraft for civilian and military applications.
DARPA has selected Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and possibly build a potentially game-changing X-plane.
American aerospace companies are working to develop innovative defense capabilities amidst new reports of Russia's increased use of hypersonic missiles.
The Air Force Research Laboratory is partnering with Fortune 500 defense contractor Leidos to design and develop the hypersonic Mayhem surveillance drone, the first drone designed to travel over five times faster than the speed of sound.
This week the public will finally get its first look at Northrop Grumman's B-21 Raider. Here's what we know about the world’s first sixth-generation aircraft.
Researchers from around the world recently gathered in France to discuss the best data and technical analyses involving unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP).
A new quantum inertial sensor that relies on a laser and vacuum system is so small it could fit on a kitchen tabletop... and it could help navigate tomorrow's next-gen aircraft.
After seven-plus years, the United States Air Force and Northrop Grumman are finally ready to reveal their sixth-generation B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber.
Analysis shows that the hypersonic ejection by Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick is survivable. Kind of.
A first-of-its-kind air-breathing missile has been selected by the United States Air Force to be the latest addition to its growing hypersonic arsenal.
If commercial space travel eventually becomes more widely accessible, there will be significant challenges for individuals looking to buy their ticket to the final frontier.
A team of Chinese scientists claim they've developed a new "anti-stealth" radar system that can be covertly set up virtually anywhere.
After years of testing and development, the United States Air Force has received its first delivery of fully functional, fighter-mounted lasers.
Houston-based Venus Aerospace has revealed plans to develop what it calls the Stargazer, a new hypersonic Mach 9 space plane.
Aviation startup Venus Aerospace has finally revealed new animation and key specifications of its Stargazer spaceplane.
The United States Space Force hopes to employ a fleet of rockets to make one-hour delivery of cargo anywhere within the world a reality.
Boeing and the RAAF have officially announced the naming of their latest AI-controlled air combat drone, the MQ-28A Ghost Bat.
Multiple FOIA requests were sent to the Air Force based on the assumption that if one of their planes had gone down and they had lost a pilot, they would clearly have taken an interest... but did they?
A team of researchers analyzing the flight characteristics of paper airplanes have found a whole new set of unexpected aerodynamic effects.
NASA has awarded researchers at MIT a grant to further develop their electroaerodynamic propulsion system, which has no moving parts.
A new spacecraft inspired by the manta ray and designed to surf the clouds of Venus has received a second round of funding from NASA.
A new video from eVTOL designer Autoflight shows their Prosperity I vehicle transition from vertical takeoff to horizontal flight in mid-air.
Leading a consortium of researchers selected by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), a team from Carnegie-Mellon University (CMU) is laying the foundation for a fleet of AI-controlled robotic craft designed...
Electric VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) manufacturer Zeva has announced that its Zeva Zero flying wing airframe recently made its first successful test flights. The manufacturer of the unique, one-person craft, which looks hauntingly like a flying saucer, had previously...
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation announced it would be looking into the circumstances surrounding an “unidentified aircraft” that forced two Russian commercial airliners to change course over the Black Sea last Friday. According to local news reports, at 11:56 A.M. (Moscow...
In the skies above England, a new generation of electric-powered aircraft is being tested and evaluated for military use.
A flying saucer for one is being tested on tethers, and is only weeks away from its first free flight.
A mysterious sonic boom rattled residents in parts of coastal Southern California on Monday, leading many to believe they had experienced an earthquake. Reports of the shaking and rattling reached California Technical Institute (Caltech) seismologists who check for earthquakes, but...
Researchers at ETH Zurich, a public university in Switzerland, have designed a solar reactor that makes high performance aviation fuel from only air and sunlight. The ETH Zurich team also says they plan to take their technology for making “solar...
In several bizarre incidents spanning nearly a year, commercial airline pilots have reported seeing what appears to be a person wearing a jetpack flying dangerously close to Los Angeles International Airport. The strange sightings have prompted Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...
The rocket vertical take-off Natter convinced the Allies that the Nazis broke the laws of physics towards the end of World War II.
After a week of trolling the US over its renewed interest in UFOs, Russia formally unveiled its new prototype fighter jet, dubbed the Sukhoi Checkmate, at the MAKS international air show on Tuesday. Confirming previous speculation, Checkmate will be a...
In a cryptic tweet, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) appeared to troll the United States over its renewed interest in UFOs – or as the Department of Defense now terms them, “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena,”- while simultaneously teasing the upcoming reveal...
A new theoretical framework could bring warp drive technologies out of the realm of science fiction, and make them a scientific reality.
An accidental discovery by researchers of a new "zero thermal expansion" material could revolutionize aerospace and medical technology.
Russia has announced ambitious plans to launch a new nuclear-powered spacecraft called Zeus on a 50-month-long mission.