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Airbus slides into a wild crosswinds landing

Your stomach might have flipped if you were on board an Airbus A380 that boldly braved an extreme landing in Germany over the weekend.

By September 22, 2015

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Airbus patents hypersonic, rocket-powered jetliner (Tomorrow Daily 221)

Khail and Ashley discuss a new patent for a hypersonic jet that could reach speeds up to Mach 4.5, explain why Destiny is removing Peter Dinklage's voiceover work from the entire game and watch a robotic arm do a scientific ribbon dance. #TDHypersonic

By August 5, 2015

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London to NYC in an hour with this Airbus rocket jet concept (Tomorrow Daily 221)

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.

By August 5, 2015

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Airbus' electric E-Fan training plane (pictures)

The France-based aircraft maker flew its battery-powered E-Fan over the Farnborough International Airshow. Here's a look.

6 Images By July 18, 2014

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At Farnborough, Airbus' lightest and heaviest planes (pictures)

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.

16 Images By July 17, 2014

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Watch Qatar Airways A350 in scary aborted takeoff

Technically Incorrect: A new A350 with journalists and special guests on board for its inaugural US flight, the plane decides the runway's too short and puts on the brakes.

By December 13, 2015

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

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.

By July 18, 2014

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Airbus reports best-ever jet sales at Farnborough: $75.3B

The aviation industry spends big bucks and plans years in advance. Airbus sells 496 passenger jets at the UK airshow.

By July 17, 2014

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With A330neo, Airbus gives new life to an older jet

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.

By July 14, 2014

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Airbus A350 heads to northern Canada for tests in cold, snow

Shortly after the French aircraft maker finishes high-elevation tests in Bolivia on one version of the energy-efficient jet, it begins cold-weather testing on Baffin Island.

By January 29, 2014