Airbus's Perlan 2 High Altitude Sailplane Soars For The First Time

The Airbus Perlan 2 glider made a successful first flight on Wednesday, paving the way for a promising future of high altitude soaring. The manned aircraft was towed to an altitude of 5,000 feet before it was released from its tether, but next year the Perlan Project aims to break records by sending it nearly 20 times… »9/27/15 1:30pm9/27/15 1:30pm


Electric Airbus Kills Your Excuses For Not Having A Pilot's License

You will soon be able to fly silently and with zero emissions in electric aircraft, just like electric cars. (But not flying cars, because that’s a terrible idea.) Airbus has developed a futuristic new prototype to demonstrate emerging green technologies. Even if you would never dream of stepping foot in such a small… »6/14/15 7:00pm6/14/15 7:00pm