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freighter

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Boeing's 747-8 Freighter receives flight certification

The decision by U.S. and European officials to certify Boeing's 747-8 Freighter means the aircraft now can begin commercial cargo flights.

By August 19, 2011

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Cargo ship with metal sails would save 30 percent fuel

This hybrid freighter out of the University of Tokyo would have 164-foot retractable sails made of aluminum and plastic.

By April 25, 2012

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Boeing's next-gen 747 takes first flight

The 747-8 Freighter, whose passenger version is slated to come a year later, is getting tested alongside the 787 Dreamliner in Washington state.

By February 8, 2010

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NASA's Ares I-X test flight delayed by weather

Bad weather and an errant freighter that strayed into the off-shore danger zone forced NASA to delay Tuesday's planned launch of the Ares I-X rocket on a $445 million test flight.

By October 27, 2009

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'Watchmen' movie to get 'pirated'

For the movie adaptation of Watchmen, Black Freighter has been cut from the theatrical release for purposes of runtime, but director Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. have come up with an excellent compromise.

By February 13, 2009

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Rolls Royce said to be developing drone cargo ships

Within a decade, unmanned freighters could be operating in regions like the Baltic Sea, and some think they could be safer, cheaper, and cleaner than manned cargo vessels. But regulatory and labor concerns remain.

By February 25, 2014

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Can the Seattle Seahawks' '12th Man' be a 747? Boeing says yes

To celebrate the Seahawks' appearance in this Sunday's Super Bowl, the aviation giant has painted one of its 747-8 freighters in the NFL team's livery.

By January 29, 2014

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Boeing 747-8F to cross Atlantic on biofuel

In advance of the Paris Air Show, the aviation giant is touting its new freighter's ability to fly using a fuel mixture with 15 percent renewable plant matter.

By June 16, 2011

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Caped couture: Dress like a DC Comics superhero

Geek clothier Black Milk is on the verge of launching a new superhero collection, riffing on Catwoman, Wonder Woman, Superman... and Rorschach.

By March 26, 2014

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Black Milk superhero collection takes you up, up and away

Black Milk is on the verge of launching a new superhero collection, riffing on Catwoman, Wonder Woman, Superman... and Rorschach.

By March 25, 2014