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biplane

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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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The P-8A Poseidon adventure begins for the Navy

There's a new sub-hunter in town: the US Navy's P-8A Poseidon, just now taking to the air to replace the venerable P-3C Orion. And soon it'll have a drone deputy.

By March 2, 2014

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V-22 Osprey angles toward aerial tanker jobs

Some days, an aircraft wants to be more than just a troop transport. The Bell Boeing V-22 program is now trying out the tilt-rotor Osprey to see how it might fare as a flying gas station.

By September 5, 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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X-47B makes historic carrier launch

The unmanned aircraft was flung into the air from a catapult on the flight deck of the USS George H.W. Bush this morning for a 65-minute transit back to dry land.

By May 14, 2013

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Samsung Wave leaks through billboard

Samsung just couldn't wait until the official start of MWC on Monday to launch the Samsung Wave, so it has leaked the handset with a massive billboard in Barcelona

By February 12, 2010

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Flying gadgets: PicooZ & Mini Bi-Plane in aerial assault

There's little on this planet as enjoyable as a radio-controlled plane or helicopter. Come see how much fun they make Monday mornings

By April 30, 2007

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Open Television Network: YouTube meets iTunes?

How to make money by distributing media over RSS.

By January 23, 2008