The Airlander airship, which is 60 feet longer than a 747 and can carry up to 50 tons of cargo, can be used for humanitarian aid, spying on enemies, or throwing killer pool parties. Because it has a pool.
It's really, really too bad that this is the past and not the present, but that doesn't make it any less amazing.
To preserve the site where aviation was born at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina, the landscape had to change entirely.
This plane-mounted 12 camera array can follow any person or vehicle moving within a 5 x 5 mile area.
The U.S. isn't the only nation with some serious autonomous killing machines in the air.
The workhorse of the air forces of over 25 different nations is celebrating its 40th birthday.
The FAA is teaming up with model aircraft and drone enthusiasts to create new safety guidelines for autonomous flight.
This French design for an open rotor aircraft engine looks kind of like a broken turboprop, but it's somehow much more efficient.
A new design for air-breathing hypersonic airplanes could mean greatly reduced international flight times.
The creation of the RQ-180 stealth drone might be classified, but it appears to be a move toward greater secrecy, possibly signaling an interesting in “contested” airspace.