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May 21, 2015 03:32 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
The loud din produced by jet engines enhances human taste buds' perceptions of savory flavors, such as tomato.
Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Future generations might never experience a turbulent flight thanks to new research on bats and their super sensitive wings.
Sep 24, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A volunteer civil air patrol group launched a record setting flight from high-altitude weather balloon. Continue reading →
Aug 31, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Pilots fly up to 230 miles per hour just above motor-speedway courses in the the Red Bull Air Race, which resumes in September.
Jul 23, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pets were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed last week, but why did the manifest list include 4 live pigeons? Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The ginormous GIGAbay plane would also feature hybrid engines, greater efficiency, fewer emissions and less noise. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jillian Rose Lim, LiveScience
In 1947, a crash landing left wreckage from a U.S. Army plane frozen in time on northwest Greenland's remote ice sheets.
May 27, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Many close calls go unreported -- but flying is still much safer than driving.
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