Pilot Saves Airplane and Passengers After Propeller Falls Off In Flight

A Cessna 172B pilot in Mexico had to save his plane after his airplane propeller detached in flight. Yes, detached. Plonk. You can see the action from the cockpit in this video, including the exhilaration and relief of the passengers at the end. » 2/01/12 9:01pm 2/01/12 9:01pm

Air Combat Command Converting Actual Pilots Into Drones

The sensors dome mounted on this Cessna 182 comes from a Predator. And it's under that wing because there's a shortage of Predators and Reapers, so pilots can't get training with real drones. The solution? Convert other pilots into drones. » 10/02/09 10:00pm 10/02/09 10:00pm

MotoPod Solves The Eternal Problem: What Do I Do With My Motorcycle…

Stash it under the belly of the plane for an Indiana-Jones-style getaway once you hit the landing strip, of course. The good folks at MotoPod » 8/14/08 11:20am 8/14/08 11:20am will mod your light aircraft with one of their aerodynamic moto-carriers, and give you a customized folding motorcycle to cram inside of it for around $10k. Sure it'll shave a…