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Scion bringing nautical themed xB to SEMA Show

With the automaker's support of the aftermarket and a veritable army of customizers putting their individual spins on their xBs, tCs, and xDs, the Scion booth is always home to crazy customs and tricked-out tuners.

By Nov. 1, 2010

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How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By Jun. 20, 2012

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Airbus A350 XWB to make first flight Friday

The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Boeing shows off first fully painted 787-9 Dreamliner

The aviation giant sent out a photograph of the first 787-9 that had been fully painted. Decked out in Boeing's new livery, the plane will eventually go to Air New Zealand.

By Jul. 26, 2013

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Solar Impulse flies 957 miles to set world record

The longest leg of the cross-country tour marks a distance record for solar-powered aviation as the slender aircraft touches down in Texas.

By May. 23, 2013

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Boeing rolls out 787-9 Dreamliner

Company clears big hurdle with more advanced version of its touted aircraft after year marked by several mechanical issues.

By Aug. 25, 2013

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Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner makes maiden test flight

The larger version of the company's original 787-8 jetliner completes 5-hour test flight, hitting 288 mph and an altitude of 20,400 feet.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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Navy's X-47B makes first arrested landing

The autonomous aircraft's successful ability to grab a special cable upon landing sets it up for its first carrier tests later this month.

By May. 6, 2013

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The Navy's unmanned X-47B flies again

Picking up where it left off during the summer, the futuristic aircraft carries out at-sea maneuvers on and around its third aircraft carrier.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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It's Airbus' A350 vs. Boeing's Dreamliner in the 'War of the Wide-bodies'

Airbus is expected to make the first flight of the A350 XWB this summer. With Boeing reeling from recent problems with the 787, a new air war is about to get started.

By Mar. 20, 2013