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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 Aug. 19, 2011

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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 Feb. 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 Jan. 29, 2014

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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 Mar. 26, 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 Jun. 16, 2011

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Biofuel-powered commercial aviation finally takes off

A Continental Airlines Boeing 737 yesterday made the first U.S. flight running on an algae-based biofuel blend. That single flight alone may have saved the equivalent of 30,000 miles of one car's carbon dioxide emissions.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Top 5 Best products of winter

The new year means new products. Find out which ones CNET rates best.

By Mar. 17, 2010

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$11 million sought to build X-wing, counter Kickstarter Death Star

A campaign vows to fight the Empire by building an X-wing squad. Also promised: a Millennium Falcon for 13 million Galactic Standard Credits.

By Feb. 10, 2013