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​Tesla vs. Boeing: Which wins the ultimate drag race?

One boasts 155 mph top speeds and Ludicrous Mode, the other seats 168 passengers and packs 52,000 pounds of thrust. Fasten your seatbelts and stow your tray table -- drag racing just got interesting.

By 4 April 2016

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I spent 9 hours on a Boeing 787, in business class

Is it any easier to sleep in business class? Is the food way better? Is it really worth the extra money and miles to upgrade? Did I sit next to a model? Yes.

By 23 January 2016

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Super-light metal from Boeing is both flexible and strong (Tomorrow Daily 256)

A Boeing research team is lifting the veil on its new, lightweight metal. The microlattice design and ultrathin walls make for a flexible, durable material that could someday be used in airplanes or cars.

By 13 October 2015

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Boeing says its metal microlattice is the 'lightest metal ever' (Tomorrow Daily 256)

Ashley discusses a new metal with walls 1,000 times thinner than a human hair, a robot that may someday become a handy helper for ISS astronauts and a biodegradable "water bottle" you can eat.

By 13 October 2015

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Apple elects former Boeing exec to board

James Bell, who worked for the aircraft maker for 38 years, becomes Apple's sole African-American director.

By 2 October 2015

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My day flying a 747 over London

CNET's Kent German takes the controls of a British Airways Boeing 747 simulator for a flight from Europe's busiest airport. It's thrilling, nerve-wracking and amazing all at once.

By 20 April 2016

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Flying a 747 simulator (pictures)

Go inside the British Airways pilot training center and soar above London in a Boeing 747 simulator.

22 Images By 20 April 2016

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Thrust your rump into a chair made from a 737 engine

Get ready to take off to a higher plane of furniture design with a honking chair crafted from a Boeing jet engine cowling.

By 23 April 2016

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner wows with near-vertical takeoff

Boeing is prepping for the 2015 Paris Air Show by trumpeting the nearly unreal vertical takeoff powers of the next-gen passenger jet.

By 13 June 2015

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Self-cleaning airplane bathroom makes flying less germy

Boeing wants to assuage your fear of entering the dangerous realm of the airplane lavatory with a touchless, self-sanitizing restroom experience.

By 4 March 2016