Tag: take off

So I just learned that in 1980, the US Defense Department tried to outfit a C-130 cargo airplane with rockets so that it could be used in rescue missions (specifically in Iran). The purpose of the rockets were to allow the plane to take off and land in about 300-400 feet of runway instead of […]

I’ll say it again, even in this crazy heat, I’m glad I don’t ride the Subway. I really don’t need to have some random lady’s vag in my face. Ladies, does taking your pants off cool you down faster? I would think taking the top off would do the trick better. Tell me if I’m […]

I’m really impressed by how smooth I managed to keep the camera during takeoff. Love window seats! Photos of plane wings with clouds in the background never get tiring.

Check out this awesome video of the US Navy’s X-47B unmanned stealth fighter. The completely autonomous machine can take off and land on its own and is said to be able to refuel in mid-air with no trouble. Fly forever? That’s ok with this fighter jet! [via]

Where The Wild Things Are Focus Group #1 from Lance Bangs on Vimeo. Spike Jonze, the director of the upcoming film Where The Wild Things Are, donned the mask of one of the creatures from the movie and proceeded to scare a little kid with it. Looks like the costumes are quite convincing. [via]