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Watch NASA's Greased Lightning aerocopter (heliplane?) take off and fly

With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.

By May 5, 2015

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Sound-bouncing membrane could make plane cabins 1,000 times quieter

A more peaceful flight could be on the horizon thanks to researchers at North Carolina State University and MIT.

By May 5, 2015

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Wonder what it's like when your plane's wing catches fire?

Technically Incorrect: A video posted to YouTube suggests that when you're seated by a plane's window and the wing spouts flames, the natural thing to do is pull out your cell phone and start filming.

By February 7, 2015

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Leaving on a jet plane...fueled by fungus?

Could a common fungus found in decaying soil, leaves and fruit power aircraft? Scientists from Washington State University think so.

By May 6, 2015

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Lightning-zapped plane flies 3,000 miles with a hole in its nose

Technically Incorrect: An Icelandair flight is struck by lightning, but continues its journey from Iceland to Denver. The pilots had no idea of the damage.

By April 9, 2015

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Tom Cruise is plane crazy in 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' trailer

The trailer for the fifth film in the "Mission: Impossible" series sees Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and the team take on "the anti-IMF".

By March 23, 2015

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Harrison Ford in 'fair to moderate' condition after small-plane crash

The "Star Wars" actor reportedly crashed his small two-seater on a golf course close to Santa Monica Airport Thursday and has been hospitalized for his injuries, according to reports.

By March 5, 2015

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Pilot and wife use iPads to help crash-land plane

Technically Incorrect: Over South Dakota, the electrical system fails on a single-engine plane. So using their iPads, the pilot and his wife reportedly manage to navigate their plane and land it safely on its belly.

By February 8, 2015

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Taiwan plane crash: Dashcam videos flood YouTube

Within hours of a passenger plane clipping a bridge and crashing into a river, chilling dashcam videos from passing vehicles appear online. Some, incredibly, are even set to music.

By February 4, 2015

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Pilot was taking selfies just before plane crash, say investigators

Technically Incorrect: The National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in Colorado was taking selfies -- as was his passenger -- just before the crash that killed them both.

By February 3, 2015