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Two gadgets enter the ring, but only one can leave the champion! Each week Brian Tong pits two compe

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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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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

Hundreds of families of Americans missing in action in Palau since World War II have long wondered what happened to their loved ones. Now cutting-edge oceanographic technology is helping find answers.

By April 20, 2014

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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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Restoration of famed WWII bomber Memphis Belle flies high

It defied the Nazis and became the first World War II bomber to complete 25 combat missions and return home. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out how it's being restored to its original glory.

By July 15, 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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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

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China baffles world with mystery bomber

Country's top-secret stealth bomber could be more advanced than the American B-2A and could reach the continental United States--if it exists.

By March 15, 2008

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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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In Utah desert, Air Force lets the bombs fly

At the massive Utah Test & Training Range, the Air Force 'trains warriors and tests weapons,' running more than 15,000 sorties a year to ensure that bomber pilots are properly trained, and that weapons work the way they should.

By July 6, 2009

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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