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Engineless Glider Takes First Historic Flight, On Way To Edge Of Space

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.05.2015 | Science

An engineless glider designed to reach the edge of space, the first aircraft of its kind, made history Wednesday as it took to the air in its maiden ...

My First Flight With the Wright Brothers Was Terrible

Oren Mendez | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Another awful thing about this whole flight was the food. I know you shouldn't expect too much from airline food, but this was abysmal. Wilbur's girlfriend at the time made some soup, which was not a good choice for an open air flight.

Hypersonic Glider's Dramatic Failure Explained By Military Scientists

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- An unmanned hypersonic glider likely aborted its 13,000 mph flight over the Pacific Ocean last summer because unexpectedly large sectio...

Throttle To Bottle At A Chilean Winery

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.18.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Whether you're flying or not, the 18-year-old, 2000-foot airfield -- on a parallel path with grape laden vines and framed by boughs of blooming wisteria -- is 100 percent in keeping with the romance of aviation.

Boulder UFOs Identified (Photos)

Rich Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rich Wolf

Since moving to the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains I have enjoyed frequent sightings of spectacular altocumulus standing lenticularis or lenticular cloud formations.

WATCH: Boulder Plane Crash Survivors On The Today Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Survivors of the mid-air plane crash that killed three people in Boulder this past weekend were on the Today Show to tell their tale. Meredith Vie...