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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.

By February 23, 2015

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Ancient Indian aircraft on agenda of major science conference

Indian Vedic myths tell of ancient pilots flying craft around the world and out of this world. But some think the myths were true, and that modern science has it all wrong.

By January 2, 2015

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Pilot claims drone almost hit passenger aircraft

A report from the UK's Airprox Board says that the co-pilot of an AT72 flying near London had a near-miss with a quadcopter at its right wing.

By October 26, 2014

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Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

Boeing and Airbus are tweaking the tried-and-true instead of going all out for all-new. Here's why the jet-age pizzazz has been grounded.

By July 23, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 014: Robot restaurants, future aircraft, beer vending machines, and more

Yes, you read that right. Today's TD features a wild restaurant full of androids, beer vending machines, and more. The real question is...when are we all going to that robot restaurant together?

By July 8, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 014: Robot restaurants, future aircraft, beer vending machines, and more

On today's show: The craziest robot restaurant you'll ever see, what military aircraft may look like in 2040, and beer vending machines at Target Field. Also, new releases, and your user feedback!

By July 8, 2014

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Aircraft landing system turns to plan bee

Australian researchers have taken inspiration from bees to develop an autonomous aircraft landing system that operates independently of outside technology.

By June 29, 2014

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Amazon blasts FAA on pace of drone regulation process

The e-commerce giant says the permit it was just granted is for an aerial vehicle that is already obsolete.

By March 24, 2015

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Boeing test-flies another maritime surveillance aircraft

It's not just the P-8A Poseidon that's keeping Boeing busy. The defense giant also has plans to put some of that technology into a modified Challenger business jet.

By March 7, 2014