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Aug 21, 2013 09:50 AM ET // Jesse Emspak
Transformer TX has ducted fans that tilt to give this "flying car" maneuverability. Continue reading →
Aug 23, 2011 10:23 PM ET // Alice Truong
Let's hope your pilot isn't playing Angry Birds in the cockpit. United Airlines announced Tuesday it will replace paper flight manuals with electronic flight bags, aka 11,000 in-flight iPads, Wired reported. This switch will save United 326,000 gallons of jet fuel and 16 million sheets of paper a y...
Jul 20, 2012 03:15 PM ET // Alexander Davies
For most people, the first time they fly a new airplane is an occasion for caution. For Chip Yates, it was a chance to set a new world record, which he did, setting the all time high speed for an electric plane, at 202.6 mph. Yates, who also holds the record for fastest run on [...]
Jan 9, 2012 03:25 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
An aircraft launches on a 60,000-mile odyssey to study the atmosphere and show how far a gallon of gas can take you.
Jan 26, 2012 09:42 AM ET // Nic Halverson
A new security machine scans bottles to determine if the contents are safe to take on the plane.
Sep 8, 2011 02:20 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Hybrid Air Vehicles inks two major deal that could spell a resurgence in airships.
Apr 4, 2011 06:24 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Ink-like substances change color in the presence of explosives.
Aug 28, 2012 12:49 PM ET // Trace Dominguez
Don't whip out a cell phone yet. You likely won't be able to make calls, but you may be able to read Facebook.
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