Landing a Helicopter on the top of Mount Everest

The extremely thin air on the top of Mount Everest has prevented helicopters from flying on altitudes of over 8000 meters. Until test pilot Didier Delsalle took to the task and made aviation history b...

Paragliding across and through the Northern Light

The Northern Light – officially called the Aurora Borealis – is a natural phenomenon that is beyond stunning. The play of lights in the sky really is beyond beautiful and it should be on e...

Hot Air Ballooning around the World

Heading towards the skies has always fascinated mankind. And hot air ballooning has played a big part in it throughout history. In its early stages long distance and high altitude ballooning were domi...

Solar Impulse: across the USA in a solar plane

Solar Impulse is a solar powered vehicle as never seen before. Aviation pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg managed to create a solar plane so ingenious that it can stay in the air pretty...