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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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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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Pilot lands jet despite smashed windshield and damaged GPS

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.

By August 9, 2015

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The tech that gets me soaring

Airline travel isn't painful and it's certainly not a bore -- it's one of the most amazing things you can do.

By August 3, 2015

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Solar Impulse breaks record for longest sun-powered flight

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.

By July 3, 2015