This Is How DARPA's Robotic VTOL X-Planes Will Dominate The Sky

The Pentagon's advanced concepts research wing has asked four companies to make "radical improvements" to vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. Revealingly, the initial proposals for these VTOL X-Planes consist entirely of robots. » 3/20/14 10:20am 3/20/14 10:20am

The world's largest aircraft has been unveiled -- and it's a mammoth

Who says our visions of a blimp-filled future are passé? Behold the Airlander, a hybrid air vehicle that's part blimp, part airplane, and part helicopter. Experts are calling it a 'game changer' — and it could revolutionize the transport industry. » 2/28/14 4:00pm 2/28/14 4:00pm