8 HUMAN POWERED AIRCRAFT & Pedal Powered Flying Machines

– [Narrator] Human powered flight is about as green as it gets. Add that to dreams of reaching the heavens and you get the top eight human powered aircraft. Number eight, the Snowbird. We as humans have spent centuries trying to fly before finally developing the technologies needed to soar with the birds. And in […]

Solar-powered flight across the Pacific – World Record broken

The Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight in an aircraft powered by the sun. Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard are alternately piloting the plane, and Piccard broke the record at the time. The Solar Impulse took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of […]

Charge Your Phone With A Solar Powered Bikini!

This episode of Dnews is brought to you by BASF, THE Chemical Company. The sun is cool and all, but is there a way we can use it to make our lives better? ..It just dawned on me. Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and I apologize for that awful pun earlier. It’s a […]

The Future of Airplanes

These are the technological developments that will allow us to move ourselves and our cargo cheaper, greener, and faster, through the air, going forward. This is the future of flight. With the first all-electric twin-engine, self-powered aircraft successfully crossing the English Channel this month, and the ongoing effort of the Solar Impulse team to become […]