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Fill 'er up, flyboy: Sky-high refueling, from biplane to B-2

Ninety years ago, a handful of aviators tried out a novel idea: running a gasoline hose from one biplane to another. Higher-tech adaptations of that maneuver keep 21st century aircraft going and going and...

By August 25, 2013

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Jetpack man soars over U.S. alongside B-17 bomber

Yves Rossy, known as Jetman, wowed attendees at the EEA air show, which also hosted Terrafugia's flying car.

By July 30, 2013

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Purported TV-caption slipup pegs Zooey Deschanel as alleged Boston bomber

In what might be one of the more unfortunate closed-captioning snafus of recent years, a Twitter user posts a photo of what he says is a Fox affiliate mistakenly presenting the heart-object of certain nerds as suspect No. 2.

By April 20, 2013

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A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum

With WWI fighters, seaplanes of the '30s, legendary participants of the Battle of Britain, bombers from WWII, and jets from the '40s to the present day, the Royal Air Force Museum London has examples from every era of flight. Here's a full photo tour.

By July 28, 2014

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By February 20, 2014

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By September 21, 2013

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Supersonic drone to be tested in Australia

The new stealth "superdrone" from BAE Systems will get its maiden flight at the Woomera test range in South Australia.

By April 14, 2013

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Boeing KC-46A flies through early review

The next-generation aerial tanker, in a program that could eventually be worth $30 billion, will incorporate a digital flight deck that features, among other things, Boeing 787 Dreamliner electronic displays.

By May 12, 2012

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Sixty years on, the B-52 is still going strong

The iconic aircraft of the Cold War made its debut flight in 1952. The Air Force says the bomber could easily still be flying in the year 2040.

By April 15, 2012

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The motorcycle that thinks it's a stealth bomber

Northrop Grumman celebrates 20 years of the B-2 Spirit aircraft with a two-wheeled ride built by the team behind the American Chopper

TV show.

By January 15, 2009