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Highly classified US space plane X-37B to leave Earth for two years
U.S Space Force is about to launch its sixth mission for the highly classified X-37B space plane.
Intel's CEO flies in autonomous manned multicopter
CEO of Intel, Brian Krzanich has flown in Volocopter's fully electric autonomous multicopter.
The Volta Flyer operates completely on solar, no batteries involved
No additional batteries are required with the Volta Flyer, operating on solar panels alone.
How do you stop the train in single player GTA V? You Don't
Although unsuccessful, this well-made video is the best try we've seen yet.
Facebook shows off its solar-powered Aquila aircraft to the world
Facebook is proud of its solar-powered Aquila aircraft.
New longest nonstop solo flight record set by Solar Impulse
André Borschberg sets a new nonstop aviation world record in the Solar Impulse.
Always check for cats pre-flight
Just when you think you've done your pre-flight checks correctly, mid-flight a cat walks up your wing to say hello.
Robots in the cockpit? Apparently, don't rule it out
Could some aircraft receive robots as co-pilots?
US military working on mini-drone gliders to help spy on the enemy
US military wants swarm of mini drones to help conduct reconnaissance.
The new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft uses 1,000 3D-printed parts
The Airbus A350 XWB aircraft have more than 1,000 3D-printed parts.
NASA tests shape-changing wing to help cut down on fuel costs
NASA has successfully tested a shape-changing wing that has huge potential.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner glitch can make it lose power, FAA reports
The FAA has warned of a rare power-down issue in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner that could happen mid-flight.
Air Force's mysterious X-37B will have another test flight next month
The United States Air Force's rather mysterious X-37B military spacecraft will fly again next month!
F-35 head continues to defend his program, amid major budget issues
The F-35 has great potential, Lockheed Martin and military officials say, but there are plenty of critics for the expensive and mismanaged project.
The F-35 JSF continues to destroy taxpayer dollars at alarming rate
The ongoing tab for the F-35 is even more astronomical than previously believed.
Watch this amazing Boeing 737 RC model plane take off, fly, and land
Stunning demonstration video shows Boeing 737 model remote controlled aircraft fly around room and finish off with perfect landing.
Some Australian trade trainees to use 3D simulators for schooling
Aussie trade trainers have teamed up with a technology company to produce 3D-simulator courses for their students.
Australian man fined for illegal drone flight thanks to YouTube upload
An Australian man has been issued a drone infringement fine from CASA thanks to them watching his YouTube uploads.
Solar power flexes some muscle - Global plane journey plans released
The Solar Impulse 2 is set to soar the glove without refueling once - using only 17,000 solar panels for recharging.
Don't want drones to creep up on you? Use a drone detector
Worried about privacy related to drones? Drone Labs has a solution.
Edward Snowden leaks confirm China stole Aussie F-35 JSF plans
Documents leaked by Edward Snowden indicate the Australian F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) plans were stolen by the Chinese.
Congress expected to begin outlining commercial drone regulations
Congress is finally expected to begin outlining commercial drone flight operation for US companies.
Flight experts previously warned Virgin Galactic of volatile fuel mix
The mix of nitrous oxide and plastic fuel likely paid a role in the deadly Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo flight explosion on Friday, safety experts say.
Growing concern of emotional toll facing U.S. drone operators
Drone pilots can suffer PTSD and other mental health problems after prolonged missions to engage enemy targets overseas, study finds.
Scientists create tiny flying drones inspired by insects
Scientists are working on drones that look like bugs while others use knowledge gleaned from snakes, bats, and other animals.
Etihad Airways unveils new multi-room suite in the air
Etihad Airways offers an apartment in the sky with a three-room suite for the super-rich to enjoy on long flights with 125 square feet of space.
Compton, CA spied on using drone aircraft by Sheriff's department
Drone aircraft is able to linger over a city for six hours creating video that can be navigated in a manner similar to Google Earth.
19-year-old receives 30 months in prison for 'lasering' two aircraft in 2012
30-month sentence given to 19-year old man for 'lasering' two aircraft last year.
FAA forms group to investigate use of PEDs on aircraft
FCC forms group to study the use of portable electronic devices on aircraft, will advise on new rule.
Flying into the future - Gizmag's week in emerging technology
Highlights of the week over at Gizmag.