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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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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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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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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

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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 October 31, 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 October 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 September 24, 2013

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Space Shuttles, carriers and Concordes: A Tour of the Intrepid Museum

What do the Concorde, the Space Shuttle, an aircraft carrier, and a cruise missile submarine have in common? They're all part the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Those iconic vehicles, and many more, in our full tour.

By August 28, 2014