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A new Airbus patent recently approved by the USPTO describes a jetliner that could travel at hypersonic speeds without disturbances from sonic booms, thanks to rocket-powered vertical acceleration. It's faster than the Concorde was, which means future flights won't likely be cheap.
The France-based aircraft maker flew its battery-powered E-Fan over the Farnborough International Airshow. Here's a look.
The French aircraft maker brought its hulking 550-passenger A380 and its diminutive electric E-Fan to the UK airshow, a major sales event on the aviation industry calendar.
The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.
The aviation industry spends big bucks and plans years in advance. Airbus sells 496 passenger jets at the UK airshow.
New jets get a lot of attention at the Farnborough airshow, but Airbus believes there's demand for an older plane revamped with new, more efficient engines.
Technically Incorrect: A Delta flight from Boston to Salt Lake City encounters a hailstorm that damages the nose and completely obliterates the windshield. It endures an emergency landing in Denver.
Airline travel isn't painful and it's certainly not a bore -- it's one of the most amazing things you can do.
By landing safely in Hawaii after a five-day leg, the Swiss plane -- on an around-the-world trip -- also sets the record for longest solo flight by time.