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Attention planespotters: Watch a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world voyage

A solar-powered plane is preparing for a 35,000km trip around the world without using a single drop of fossil fuel. Here's how you can follow its journey.

By 22 January 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

The Solar Impulse 2 is the world's first airplane powered entirely by sunlight, and it will soon embark on a 12-leg journey around the world. It's an ambitious flight that could take up to 5 months if the weather doesn't cooperate, but the plane's pilots hope the trip inspires sustainable design.

By 15 January 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

On today's show, we discuss a 100 percent solar-powered plane and its upcoming attempt to traverse the globe, how you can purchase a working mech suit and if Nintendo's first official online event of 2015 was a success.

By 15 January 2015

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This is what happens when severe turbulence hits a plane

Passengers on an American Airlines flight between Seoul and Dallas post videos showing the sheer fright during turbulence.

By 18 December 2014

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Video captures pilot landing plane sideways in fierce winds

Footage of a plane landing in high winds at Chicago's O'Hare airport shows a landing that, to the average passenger, must have seemed unusual, if not scary.

By 10 November 2014

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Plane hits buffalo during takeoff

COO of Indian airline SpiceJet says it's inexcusable that a buffalo was allowed to wander onto a runway at Surat airport.

By 8 November 2014

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Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.

By 18 October 2014

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3D-printed gun folds and shoots paper planes

Why would you fold and throw your paper planes by hand when you could get this beautiful machine to do it for you?

By 9 October 2014

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Tiny robot learns to fly a real plane

A doll-sized humanoid robot has learned how to use a cockpit simulator to fly a light aircraft designed for humans.

By 23 September 2014

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DARPA testing planes with a 'Star Wars'-style laser cannon

We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.

By 16 September 2014