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Dec 28, 2015 11:56 AM ET
Would you be surprised to learn that today's designers of tomorrows airplanes are putting a great deal of thought into the environmental footprint of their new creations? It's true! How does a biofuel-powered plane sound?
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 11, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A swimming suit that cleans up ocean pollution, a waterless sink and an indestructible drone round out this week's gallery.
Jul 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA and other aircraft developers are looking for ways to drop the cost of fuel and lower the emissions for short-haul flights.
Jul 24, 2015 09:41 AM ET // Eric Niiler
As the number of drone hobbyists increases, so do the number of close calls between the machines and planes and helicopters.
Jun 1, 2015 07:55 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A low-speed solo flight will traverse U.S., Canada and North Atlantic over the course of several months. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2015 04:30 AM ET
Thanks to their solar plane, two Swiss pilots are set to fly around Earth -- slowly, very slowly, but surely -- on the strength of the sun alone.
Jun 2, 2014 11:45 AM ET // AFP
Solar Impulse 2 carried out a flight lasting two hours and 15 minutes.
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