Might As Well Add Pedals So We Can Power the Whole Damn Plane

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Aircraft manufacturer Airbus recently applied for a patent featuring an airline seat that pretty much resembles a bicycle saddle.

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Better Than Your Average Balsa Wood Gliders

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Yoshida’s Model Airplane Kits are based on early designs in aviation history.

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The Sub Pop Airport Shop

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For the indie traveler

Air Gêmeos

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Using 1200 cans of spray paint, Os Gêmeos recently finished a commission to paint the Brazilian national soccer team’s airplane. A can’t miss sight on the tarmac, the plane will carry the players and personnel from city to city during the World Cup.

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New York History We Did Not Know

Early on the foggy Saturday morning of July 28th, 1945, a U.S. Army B-25 bomber on its way to Newark Airport crashed directly into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building. The building reopened two days later.

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Underbellies

Aircraft photographs by Jeffrey Milstein

The Flying Internet

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Facebook and Internet.org are working together to develop solar powered internet drones that would fly at roughly 65,000 ft armed with lasers for communication between technology hubs (satellites, drones etc.)

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Diego Garcia, The U.S. Military Base in the Indian Ocean

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A rumored landing spot for the missing Malaysian Flight MH370, and the location where Philip Wood, an IBM Engineer and flight passenger allegedly sent a photo from. Gotta love conspiracy theories.

Lunchtime Laughter

Dr. Steve Brule on an airplane is your worst nightmare

So A Video Camera Falls From A Plane…

Where it lands will have you laughing.

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A Well-Designed Plan

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How to Make a Paper Plane by Kitron Z Neuschatz

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Works from the CIA’s Intelligence Art Collection

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Commemorating the historical, inspiring the future

Untouchable by Dru Blair, Mixed Media on Illustration Board, 2007 (above)

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Operation IceBridge

Highlights from NASA’s airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice

30,000 ft in the Air and “in His Own World”

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An couple on a flight from Medford, Oregon to Las Vegas, Nevada recently gave fellow passengers quite the sex show by performing multiple “lewd, indecent, and obscene sex acts on each other.” The key word here is “multiple.”

F* Your Bike Lanes

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Paravelo: The world’s first flying bicycle

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Morning Dose of Airplane Safety

Tom Sachs and Van Neistat’s preflight video for VistaJet.

Too Much Fun

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This gigantic airplane slide in the Ukraine.

AIR.CRAFT

Motocross in an airplane boneyard.

“galleries in the sky”

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This February, Virgin Atlantic is dipping its wings into the commercial art world and putting on a selling exhibition of Ben Eine’s art in its upper-class clubhouses at Heathrow and JFK airport.

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