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What It’s Like to Narrowly Avert Disaster in a $18M Airliner Sim

Pilots spend hours in multi-million dollar simulators, preparing for the worst cast scenario. So, if it happens in real life, they’ll be ready. The post What It’s Like to Narrowly … Continue Reading →


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The US May Finally Get a Cheap Alternative to the $70 Million V-22 Osprey

For less than a third the price of each $70 million Osprey, the Army will get nearly the same performance from the V-280 Valor. The post The US May Finally … Continue Reading →


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Russia’s New Jet for Athletes Definitely Won’t Have a Doping Room

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft just unveiled the first-of-its-kind “SportJet” model filled with massage tables, fitness equipment, and more. The post Russia’s New Jet for Athletes Definitely Won’t Have a Doping Room … Continue Reading →


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The Feds Just Put the US Back in the Global Drone Race

New drone guidelines will catalyze American innovation in the global marketplace, but there’s work left to do. The post The Feds Just Put the US Back in the Global Drone … Continue Reading →


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So Ford Didn’t Quite Finish Reading Old Yeller

This Ole Yeller is actually a Shelby GT350 Mustang, powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine that barks out 526 horsepower and 429 pound-paws of torque. The post So Ford Didn’t … Continue Reading →


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The Greatest Feats and Inventions From 100 Years of Boeing

The world’s largest aerospace company is 100 years old. Over the last century its planes have transformed our world and the way we move around it. The post The Greatest … Continue Reading →


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Happy 100th Birthday, Boeing: This Is Your Life

The world’s largest aerospace company is 100 years old. Over the last century its planes have transformed our world and the way we move around it. The post Happy 100th … Continue Reading →


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Your Luggage’s Grand Robotic Adventure From Check-In to the Clouds

To reach your plane at the same time you do, your bag flies through the bowels of the airport on a roller coaster ride that would make Six Flags jealous. The … Continue Reading →


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Grab a Barf Bag and Watch Boeing’s 787-9 Fly Like a Fighter Jet

This test flight was a chance for the captains to have some fun, and practice ahead of their upcoming technical demonstration at the Farnborough International Airshow next week. The post Grab … Continue Reading →


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A Rare Look Inside the Vault Where Rebuilt Jet Engines Prove They Can Fly

We take you inside Delta’s tech ops facility, where engineers tear down engines, put them back together, then run a battery of tests on them. The post A Rare Look … Continue Reading →


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Venture Inside the Command Center of the World’s Largest Airline

In the first installment of our series Flight Mode, we visit Delta mission control, where 300 people watch thousands of planes to keep everything running smoothly. The post Venture Inside … Continue Reading →


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Climb Into the Cockpits of History’s Greatest Warplanes, From WWI to Today

See the pilot’s view of everything from the Bristol F.2B to the B-17 to the long-awaited F-35. The post Climb Into the Cockpits of History’s Greatest Warplanes, From WWI to … Continue Reading →


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The Feds Just Made It Way Easier to Use Drones for Profit

The Federal Aviation Administration today announced rules that will encourage but rein in commercial drone operations. The post The Feds Just Made It Way Easier to Use Drones for Profit … Continue Reading →