Snowbird – Canadian human-powered plane that flaps its wings almost as described in Leonardo da Vinci’s sketches!

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Pilot survives race plane accident at Reno

Special thanks again to Xavier (http://passiondesavions.blogspot.com) who provided the links to these videos.

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IRAN unveils stealth FLYING BOATS!

Three squadrons of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have just unveiled their brand new stealth-technology seaplane – the Bavar 2 which means Confidence 2. This aircraft would be equipped with cameras, and a machine gun. Watch the video hereafter:

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US Boeing UAV helicopter tested in Belize

The A160 « Hummingbird » or YMQ-18 – its military designation – is an American unmanned helicopter that is being tested in Central America, in Belize. This VTOL – Vertical Takeoff and Landing – prototype has been developed by the U.S. DARPA & the Boeing’s R&D division, the Phantom Works. The DARPA calls this drone FORESTER – FOPEN (FOliage PENetration) Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Tracking and Engagement Radar. You can watch the video hereafter:

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Insect-small MAVs – Close to hummingbird performance!

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