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Air Umbrella holds off the rain with a force field of air

Now fundraising on Kickstarter, the Air Umbrella promises to do away with those pesky metal ribs in favor of a dome of jetted air.

By October 13, 2014

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Into the wild blue yonder: US Air Force basic training (pictures)

The service trains 35,000 new recruits each year. CNET Road Trip 2014 visits Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to see what the Airman's Creed is all about.

34 Images By July 3, 2014

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A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum

With WWI fighters, seaplanes of the '30s, legendary participants of the Battle of Britain, bombers from WWII, and jets from the '40s to the present day, the Royal Air Force Museum London has examples from every era of flight. Here's a full photo tour.

By July 28, 2014

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A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum (pictures)

The Royal Air Force Museum London houses over 100 aircraft from the past 100 years. From delicate WWI planes, to iconic WWII fighters and bombers, to jet aircraft from the '40s and to the present day. Here's a huge photo tour.

75 Images By July 28, 2014

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How Air Force One's communications are 'hardened'

The Air Force's 346th Test Squadron ensures the service's aircraft, including Air Force One, don't unintentionally leak important data. CNET Road Trip 2014 was all ears.

By June 30, 2014

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How the Air Force hardens planes against signal leakage (pictures)

At Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, the 24th Air Force makes sure communications on each plane the service flies are safe are safe from eavesdroppers. CNET Road Trip 2014 listened in.

11 Images By June 30, 2014

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US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass

The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.

By April 8, 2014

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Historic hangars: Tours of the American Air Museum and Imperial War Museum Duxford

The American Air Museum and the Imperial War Museum in Duxford house everything from an A-10 to an SR-71 to a B-52 and a B-29. Here's a full photo tour.

By November 10, 2014

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Land, sea, and air: Battleships, bombers, submarines, seaplanes and battlefields from around the world

Take this tour of tours through battlefields, battleships, airfields, aircraft, and more from around the world.

By November 6, 2014

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Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014