Chinese Navy Issues Angry Warning to US Plane in South China Sea – Audio Recording

Two zero six two one one two one five go cat 2986 this is go cat – 2062 on 121.5(MHz) Go cat 2906 on guard Go cat 2906, go cat – 2062 on guard Foreign military airplane you are approaching my military secure area please go away quickly in-order to avoid wrong judgement Station calling…

Why Planes Can’t Reverse

I was flying to San Diego the other day, and after having nestled into my window seat, I started to watch the other airplanes taxiing around. And suddenly, I realized that I’d never seen a single plane moving backward on it’s own . So, the question was, “Can airplanes actually move in reverse?” Despite what…

What a Triangle Above Your Plane Seat Means

Many of us think Flying is a great way to travel, but things can get dull if you wind up stuck on the tarmac waiting for takeoff. While you’re sitting there wondering if it would’ve taken any longer just to drive, you might notice a little triangular sticker above your window. Now, if you’ve never…

Why Planes Don’t Fly Over the Pacific Ocean

You know, making all these videos is pretty exhausting work. What I need is a vacation. Somewhere far away, preferably exotic, and must be exciting! Korea? Or maybe Japan? Great food, fantastic culture, plenty of ways to embarrass myself by misunderstanding the local customs. What’s not to love? But I noticed something strange while booking…

That’s Why It’s So Cold on a Plane

I normally enjoy air travel. There are only a few things about it that I don’t care for. And if you manage to forget about having to spend hours stuffed into a cramped seat with some kid kicking your seat back, my only remaining issue is how low the temperatures in the passenger cabin usually…

What Each Sound on an Airplane Means

So…you’ve just taken your seat on board your airliner, and your palms are sweaty, your heart is racing, and you just can’t shake your anxiety. That’s okay – a ton of people are nervous flyers! You’ll probably be paying extra close attention to every sensation and sound during your flight. Stay with me: there are…

What Each Noise You Hear on a Plane Means

So…you’ve just taken your seat on board your airliner, and your palms are sweaty, your heart is racing, and you just can’t shake your anxiety. That’s okay – a ton of people are nervous flyers! You’ll probably be paying extra close attention to every sensation and sound during your flight. Stay with me: there are…

A Man Felt Out of the Plane But Pilots Saved Him

When Marine Second Lieutenant Walter Osipoff was boarding a DC-2 plane at about 9:30 AM on May 15, 1941, he didn’t know yet that the flight would almost become his very last. Shortly after the takeoff, an accident that no one could have predicted left the man dangling high in the air, tangled in his…

NSERC Presents 2 Minutes with Alejandro Ramirez-Serrano

Our field of research is what we call unmanned vehicles. Some people call it mobile robotics. We cover the aspects of control, navigation, sensing, path planning —all the things that are involved in how to make a vehicle move that traditionally humans do normally every day in their lives. That’s what we do. We just…

UAS/Drone Operation

Whether you’re a new drone pilot or have years of experience, rules and safety tips exist to help you fly safely. While achieving a bird’s eye view of Japan may seem extraordinary, Japan limits the operation of unmanned aircraft or drones to daylight hours only, and within the line of sight. The operator must maintain…