The VICE Guide to Right Now
Thousands of Holiday Flights Don't Have Pilots After a Glitch at American Airlines
Apparently the carrier's computer system allowed way too many crew members to take time off in December.
'I Can’t Feel My Toes': Read Chilling Testimonials from US Drone Pilots
A new RAND study on the mental health of America's drone personnel offers a raw glimpse at the psychological toll of the job.
Flight Attendants Tell Us About Their Drunkest Passengers
Next time you fly, maybe bring a hazmat suit.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Nine people were killed and 40 more were injured in Chicago gun violence over the weekend, LAX was evacuated after police received false reports of gunshots, the US accepts its 10,000th Syrian refugee, and more.
Here’s the Internal Presentation the FBI Uses to Train Surveillance Pilots
“Pay attention this will get mind bending,” one slide reads.
The Spaceship Engineers Who Build Their Own Planes
When they’re not building futuristic aircraft at the Mojave Air and Space Port, Elliot and Justin test DIY airplanes for the right stuff.
How Tomorrow's Battles Will Be Fought in Augmented Reality
Sophisticated technologies may optimise a soldier’s situational awareness, and ply him or her with information.
The Number of Drones Getting Too Close to Planes Is on the Rise
The FAA released its full archive of reports. While many were not necessarily dangerous, there were some scary close calls.
Why the Fuck Do Air Shows Still Exist?
The mild enjoyment of watching a plane do a loop-the-loop really doesn't justify the horrific consequences when that loop-the-loop goes wrong.
There's Now an Uber for Drones
Well, it’s kinda like Taskrabbit too, but that doesn’t roll off the tongue.
How a Buggy iPad Update Caused Widespread Flight Delays
Does paper have a place in the sky, after all?
We Asked an Aviation Psychiatry Expert Why Pilots Might Have Psychotic Breaks
Why would someone like copilot Andreas Lubitz crash a plane deliberately when he seemed so healthy and happy?