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Can an armadillo paper airplane fly? Autodesk says yes

Autodesk researchers have developed a Pteromys, a tool that lets anyone design a paper airplane that will fly, no matter how outlandish.

By August 9, 2014

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A tool for creating crazy paper airplane designs (pictures)

Pteromys, from Autodesk Research, is a tool that uses science and complex computation to make nearly any-user designed paper airplane fly.

10 Images By August 9, 2014

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Hack an airplane? Researchers reveal new security concerns

Upcoming hacking conferences shine a light on the state of cybersecurity. Researchers will present hacking risks with USB drives and fitness trackers, and aircraft systems via in-flight Wi-Fi.

By August 4, 2014

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Hack an airplane? Researchers reveal new security concerns

Upcoming hacking conferences shine a light on the state of cybersecurity. Researchers will present hacking risks with USB drives and fitness trackers, and aircraft systems via in-flight Wi-Fi.

By August 4, 2014

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The great Boeing metal-airplane shop (pictures)

Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kan. manufactures both composite and aluminum fuselage sections for Boeing jets. Today, CNET Road Trip takes a look at the metal side of the shop.

21 Images By July 26, 2014

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Use Airplane mode to charge your device faster

Is it a fact or fiction that enabling Airplane mode on your device will result in a faster charge? CNET's Dan Graziano seeks out the truth about charging your smartphone or tablet.

By July 22, 2014

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Airplane saddle seats make coach look like luxury class

Airbus has applied for a patent for a fold-down saddle seat that could really cram extra people into an airplane.

By July 18, 2014

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Coolest paper airplane ever and the plane nut who built it (Q&A)

Don't call Luca Iaconi-Stewart crazy. He'll do that himself. He built a gorgeous scale model of a Boeing 777-300ER, entirely out of manila folders. Now he tells CNET why he did it.

By January 21, 2014

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The coolest (and most realistic) paper airplane ever (pictures)

Luca Iaconi-Stewart's Boeing 777-300ER is made entirely from manila folders. He's been working on it since 2008, and now it's almost finished.

22 Images By January 21, 2014

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Smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit conquers the skies

Fly the friendly skies with a hot-rod paper airplane kitted out with a propeller, rudder, and iOS app.

By November 26, 2013