Man Flies Like a Bird?

I’m hesitant to post this under inventions, but b a Dutch engineer named Jarno Smeets claims to have achieved birdlike flight using custom-built wings.


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Your Very Own Jetpack

In order to make it publicly available, Glenn Martin’s jetpack had to be tailored around the FAA’s ultralight standards, which mean that its speed was limited to a maximum of 63mph and its maximum flight time limited to a mere 30 minutes.


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The Return Of The Blimp

Mr Burns is a test pilot for Hybrid Air Vehicles, a British engineering company that is pioneering a comeback of the dirigible behemoths of yesteryear with a modern twist that will make them both safer and significantly more efficient than their predecessors.


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Today in Entrepreneurial History: November 7

This extraordinarily well-written and deeply nuanced work is the best of the recent spate of books celebrating the Wright Brothers and the 100-year anniversary of their invention of the airplane.