Archive | April, 2012

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VIDEO: NASA and the Controlled Impact Demonstration

As video emerges of a Boeing 727 passenger jet deliberately crash-landed in the Mexican desert as part of a scientific experiment for for Channel 4 and The Discovery Channel, thoughts go back 1984, and the Controlled Impact Demonstration from NASA. According to NASA, the demonstration tested the following scenario. “The Controlled Impact Demonstration tested a […]

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Testing a human-powered plane

Jem Stansfield’s human-powered flight

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British Airways Dove-liveried Olympic Airbus

British Airways Dove-liveried Airbus A319

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