Flight Today | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet-flight-today/RSS feed for Flight TodayenTue, 07 Mar 2017 20:50:47 +0000The Pope’s Laundry and Other Tales of Papal Travelshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/flying-pope-180961907/TWA was Pope John Paul II’s ride during his first visit to the United States in 1979.Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:50:47 +0000Uber Looks to the Skieshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/uber-looks-skies-180960746/One day, you may be able to summon a drone.Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:58:46 +0000Tiny Drones Use Static Cling to Perch https://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/electric-kool-aid-adhesion-test-180959159/A new way for micro-UAVs to get that much-needed rest.Thu, 19 May 2016 18:00:00 +0000Airport Security: “Disappointing and Troubling”https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/airport-security-how-safe-are-we-180957079/A Congressional hearing highlights problems with TSA screeners. At least the X-ray machines are safe.Wed, 04 Nov 2015 19:06:29 +0000This Little Device Could Save Pilots’ Liveshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/little-device-could-save-pilots-lives-180957032/Aviation safety experts say that “Angle of Attack” indicators in small airplanes could help prevent accidents.Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:44:17 +0000Film Composer and Pilot James Horner Dies in Airplane Crashhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/academy-award-winning-composer-pilot-james-horner-feared-dead-california-airplane-crash-180955681/He wrote the scores for more than 70 films, including two in the Star Trek series.Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:42:21 +0000Air Traffic May Double in 20 Years, While Legroom Shrinkshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/air-traffic-will-grow-20-years-legroom-will-shrink-180951972/How do you fit more passengers in fewer airplanes? Guess.Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:11:06 +0000Turning Airsick Bags into Arthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/turning-airsickness-bags-art-180951363/Qantas is looking for submissions to its “Spew Bag Challenge.”Mon, 12 May 2014 18:47:27 +0000What Bird Species Is Most Likely to Hit an Airplane? (It’s Not the Canada Goose)https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet-flight-today/smithsonians-bird-detective-180949845/Birdstrikes cause millions of dollars worth of damage each year. Forensic ornithologist Carla Dove is searching for a remedy.Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:20:39 +0000A Generation Gap Among Aerospace Workers?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/generation-gap-among-aerospace-workers-180949533/A recent machinists’ union vote may point to differing priorities for younger and older members.Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:50:14 +0000