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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 Jan. 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 Jan. 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 Nov. 26, 2013

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Gadgets, airplanes, and you: What's up with the FAA rules

The FAA now says that it's fine and dandy for airline passengers to use their electronic devices in all phases of flight, including takeoff and landing. Here's how the rule change could affect your future flights.

By Oct. 31, 2013

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Laser pointer attacks on airplanes skyrocketing

The number of incidents of people hitting airplanes with laser pointers is up 1,100 percent since 2005, according to a study.

By Oct. 21, 2013

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Easy access to Airplane mode an iOS 7 security flaw -- researchers

A video posted to YouTube recently shows how the Control Center's Airplane mode in iOS 7 gives hackers the time they need to overcome a device's security functions.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Boeing launches airplane maintenance iPad apps

The new apps, which Boeing will demonstrate this week in Europe, should help airline mechanics get quick access to crucial information about parts, maintenance records, and more.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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How the Wright brothers won the race to invent the airplane (pictures)

On Road Trip 2013, visiting Dayton, Ohio, where the Wrights lived and worked, CNET's Daniel Terdiman couldn't avoid the influence of the invention of the airplane.

22 Images Jul. 9, 2013

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Motorcycle with airplane engine makes a roaring racket

The Red Baron motorcycle is an unholy combination of bike mechanics and airplane mechanics, creating a demon of a ride.

By May. 16, 2013

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Lego machine makes, launches paper airplanes

Up to 7,000 bricks went into this fully automated plane factory. Too bad it's too big to bring to class.

By Mar. 13, 2013