The IXION windowless jet concept has high-resolution displays on its interior walls and ceiling that show you streaming video with a panoramic view. Continue reading
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Take a thrill ride in a jet flying way too close to the ground [VIDEO]
Take a ride in a two-seat Typhoon multirole jet fighter at the hands of Flight Lieutenant Jamie Norris of the Royal Air Force. Continue reading
Spike S-512 inside and out: the supersonic business jet of the future
Imagine flying from New York to London in 3 hours, half the time it takes in today’s commercial aircraft. That’s the promise behind the Spike S-512, a supersonic business jet designed to carry 12 to 18 passengers in the ultimate luxury, zipping along at 1,100 mph. Continue reading
Top-secret 4,567mph hypersonic jet revealed
It’s been a couple of decades since the 2,200mph Lockheed Martin SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was retired, and now its top-secret successor has been revealed: the SR-72, a hypersonic monster that will go twice as fast as its predecessor and even carry weapons. Scary stuff. Continue reading
Watch the best flight video ever made
If only the Wright Brothers could see this video. It’s a visual masterpiece, showing the beauty and grace of flight. At the same time, the video is a demonstration of the quality of high-resolution video, shot with the skilled hands of Doug Holgate, Roger Tonry and Scott Smith, all artisans of the craft of lens, light, positioning and flight.
It’s the combination of spectacular lighting, sharp digital-cinema-grade video, rock-steady stabilization — and of course, the photogenic flying machinery — that make this footage so dramatic.