Racing champion Steve Hinton Jr. sets world speed record

Air Racing Champion Steve Hinton Jr. took to the skies of Idaho over Labor Day weekend, flying his highly modified P-51 Mustang “Voodoo” to a speed of 531.53 mph, the fastest speed ever achieved in the world for a piston engine propeller driven airplane. The average speed recorded by Hinton tops the 528.3 mph recorded […]

Ohio State sets drone world speed record

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University’s Aerospace Research Center recently set a world speed record for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of any size, pending verification. Ohio State’s drone flew autonomously with sustained average speeds of 147 mph over an out-and-back course approximately 28 miles long, which also set a record for the longest […]