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Mar 30, 2016 04:45 AM ET
Since the first commercial flight in 1914, the air-travel industry continues to grow. How did commercial aviation globalize the world?
Mar 9, 2016 03:45 PM ET // Andrew E. Freedman, Toms Guide
E-Volo's semi-autonomous Volocopter uses a single joystick to fly and operates with an electric motor.
Mar 1, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The new Quiet SST will fly you anywhere on Earth in six hours without the sonic boom.
Feb 10, 2016 07:44 AM ET // Eric Niiler
A new model predicts that warming will speed up the jet stream -- slowing flights coming from Europe to the US East Coast.
Feb 10, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The Airlander produces less noise, less pollution, and has a lower carbon footprint than conventional aircraft. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
An aircraft dubbed the Skreemr can travel at 10 times the speed of sound, or just under 8,000 mph.
Oct 28, 2015 07:55 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Traveling with pets is improving, suggests the recent trip of a portly pooch that was wheeled into LAX and seated in the first class section of a plane.
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