Posted on · Episode: 2590 In which Orville Wright tries to predict the future of the aeroplane. Today, Orville Wrignt and flight.
Posted on · Episode: 2471 In which Henry Farman and Glenn Curtiss emerge from the pack of pioneer airmen. Today, aeroplanes in embryo.
Posted on · Episode: 2994 Escaping from a Stricken Aircraft; the Rise of Ejection Seats. Today, "punching out".
Posted on · A former commercial pilot explains what investigators will be looking for in the crash of Atlas Air 3591, which killed three people Saturday afternoon.
Posted on · (Above: A drone hovers overhead as University of Houston students prepare to shoot video for a class project. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)They’re filming a remake of The Fast and the Furious movies on the University of Houston campus. Well, sort of. Instead of Dodge Chargers and Corvettes, they’re using golf carts. And instead […]
Posted on · The Texas Flying Legends Museum recently launched five WWII warbirds for a 2,200-mile journey to perform overseas. These trips are part of the museum's broader mission to honor war veterans. Houston Matters' Maggie Martin recently visited the museum at Ellington Airport as pilots were preparing to take off. The warbirds are expected to return to […]
Posted on · There's a new measure that would change what agency fights public corruption in Texas government. Right now, the Public Integrity Unit investigates public corruption and is managed by the Travis County District Attorney's Office. But Senate Bill 10 would move it under the Texas Attorney General's Office. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss […]
Posted on · Amazon.comâs CEO is talking about a future filled with âdelivery dronesâ that drop packages on your doorstep. Of course, there are implications â legal, technologicalâ¦and moral. So, we talk with Michael Buscher, founder and CEO ofÂ Vanguard, a Houston-based manufacturer of drones. Vangaurd makes theÂ ShadowHawk Unmanned Aerial System. We’ll learn who uses it and […]