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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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15 hours on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in coach

Want to sit for 15 hours? Boeing's new 787-9 claims better passenger comfort over extremely long-haul routes. Here's what it's like on one of the longest you can take.

By 21 January 2015

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An electric plane and Boeing's Dreamliner star at Farnborough (photos)

We popped along to the UK's gigantic Farnborough Airshow to take a look at an electric plane, the new Boeing 787-9, the Eurofighter Typhoon and plenty more besides.

61 Images By 18 July 2014

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Boeing flaunts longer new 787-9 Dreamliner at Farnborough

At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.

By 14 July 2014

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Watch this fighter jet's insane vertical takeoff

Technically Incorrect: It seems like a normal takeoff for this MiG-29. Until it isn't.

By 27 July 2015

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See how that vertical 787 takeoff looked from the cockpit

The Internet was wowed by footage of a Boeing Dreamliner taking off at an extreme angle. Now see what it looked like from the pilot's perspective.

By 19 June 2015

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Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By 5 May 2015

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You can fly in an R2-D2 'Star Wars'-themed jet this year

There are several months to go before the premiere of "The Force Awakens," but you could experience a droid-based flight before then.

By 18 April 2015

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FAA deems 787 Dreamliner safe despite years of problems

A joint review by the FAA and Boeing concludes that the next-generation airplane is safe and makes a series of recommendations that Boeing should follow going forward.

By 20 March 2014

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Forget hybrid cars, hybrid airplanes are the next big thing

Researchers from Cambridge University have teamed up with Boeing to build and successfully test the world's first hybrid airplane engine.

By 21 January 2015