airplanes

Crunch Report | Uber Adds Tipping

Netflix launches a "choose your own adventure" style cartoon for children, Uber adds tipping as the first change in its "180 days of change" campaign, Skype outage causes connectivity issues and Boom

Boom has orders for 76 of its future supersonic passenger jets

Boom has a new design for its XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator jet, the working prototype aircraft it's creating to prove out its tech before beginning work on building real, commercial supersonic passeng

Meet Valkyrie, A Super Sleek Aircraft Taking On The Private Plane Industry

Cobalt is a private aircraft manufacturer launching its first two models today. The fully-certified Co50 Valkyrie and its experimental version, the Valkyrie-X, are available for pre-order starting tod

Google Asks “Why Fly Private When You Can Fly Private – Out Of Your Own $82M Airport?”

Google's executives could soon be enjoying their own private airport space ahead of winging their way to various far flung locations around the world, according to a news release from the Mineta San J

Cessna To Create Advanced Aircraft Skin For NASA

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/magicskin.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/nasa">NASA</a> hopes a new aircraft skin called STAR-C2 (smoothing, thermal, abso

Boeing Patents Quiet Cabin Technology With Unconventional Design

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/boeingquiet2-660x355-620x333.jpg" />There hasn't been a radical change in commercial jet design since the first De Havilland Comet flew i

Boeing To Debut 747-8 Intercontinental This Weekend

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/NEW_takeoff_610x4071.jpg" />There's nothing quite like flying; it amazes me that it used to take 30 years to travel from east coast to we

Video: Unmanned Naval Stealth Fighter's First Flight

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Screen-shot-2011-02-07-at-6.50.39-PM.png" />The X-47B is a new stealth <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/04/23/u-s-military-launche

Flying Green: The Possibilities And Challenges Of Electric Aircraft

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/electricplane.jpg"> Airplanes release greenhouse emissions into the atmosphere and require enormous amounts of fuel to fly. A Boeing 747 can

Video: All Nippon Airways brings Gundam to the skies

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/gundam_ana-620x348.png" /> It seems that Japan's obsession with Gundam is limitless. What can follow after a <a href="http://www.crunchg

The Return Of The Blimp . . . As A Green Cargo Carrier

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/blimp.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /> It's not news that cargo planes aren't the greenest way to transport heavy loads, but some c

Prepare yourself for more and more full body scanners at airports, America

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/wave.jpg.jpg" />There's more fallout from that <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/12/28/post-foiled-attack-tsa-regulations-put-into-

New system used to protect airplanes from lasers, soon to work against sharks with freakin' lasers, too

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/airplane-with-laser.jpg">So the Federal Aviation Administration doesn't like guys like you and me shining lasers into the sky at airplane

And now Lufthansa adds Wi-Fi to its flights. $27 per flight isn't too much, right?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/lufthansa.jpg" />You'll soon be able to surf the Web on your BlackBerry or laptop while onboard a Lufthansa flight. The German airline sa

Presenting the airplane of the future! Better make friends with your fellow passengers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/airplane.jpg" />This is what the Airplane of the Future may look like. Well, this is what coach may look like; first class passengers wil

Alaska Airlines offering free wi-fi at Sea-Tac airport

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/wpe74.jpg" />Airlines aren't generally the swiftest on the uptake; their business practices are decades and decades years old and the age

US Airways' emergency landing video released

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/usairways.jpg">A Coast Guard camera pointed at the Hudson River completes the story of <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/01/15/flig

Flight 1549 lands in Hudson River, all safe

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/3200097438_764fcae55e1.jpg" alt="3200097438_764fcae55e1"><small><a HREF="http://www.flickr.com/photos/gregorylam/3200097438/">From Flickr

Row44's satellite-based in-flight Internet access

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/roww44.jpg" /> Row44. That's the name of the company that plans to bring satellite-delivered <a HREF="http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009

Video: WhiteKnightTwo takes flight

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/whiteknighttwo.jpg" /> WhiteKnightTwo, the plane that will eventually launch Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo <a href="http://www.flightgl
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