Picture of the Day: Dawn Patrol

Les Taylor submitted this photo and note: “My M-20K sits on the ramp at Yellowstone Regional Airport (KCOD) in Cody, Wyoming, ready for a non-stop dawn patrol to Three Rivers in Haines, Michigan.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent […]

Making jet fuel from seawater

Researchers from The University of Manchester in England are exploring a new way to produce the next generation of bio-based jet fuels using seawater. Scientists have discovered that a bacteria species called Halomonas, which grows in seawater, provides a viable “microbial chassis” that can be engineered to make high value compounds. This in turn means products […]

Planes crash on runway

Probable cause: The other pilot’s failure to see and avoid the other airplane landing in the opposite direction on the runway. Contributing to the accident was the other pilot’s failure to use the correct runway call sign in his radio communications. 

Picture of the day: All polished and pretty

Megan Vande Voort sent in these photos with a note: “The B-29 FIFI at her winter home at Vintage Flying Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, all polished and pretty.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in for Picture […]