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An electric plane and Boeing's Dreamliner star at Farnborough (photos)

We popped along to the UK's gigantic Farnborough Airshow to take a look at an electric plane, the new Boeing 787-9, the Eurofighter Typhoon and plenty more besides.

61 Images By July 18, 2014

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 18, 2014

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Airbus' electric E-Fan training plane (pictures)

The France-based aircraft maker flew its battery-powered E-Fan over the Farnborough International Airshow. Here's a look.

6 Images By July 18, 2014

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At Farnborough, Airbus' lightest and heaviest planes (pictures)

The French aircraft maker brought its hulking 550-passenger A380 and its diminutive electric E-Fan to the UK airshow, a major sales event on the aviation industry calendar.

16 Images By July 17, 2014

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Transformer jet is like the Optimus Prime of planes

BAE Systems unveils fascinating new concept aircraft that transform, self-heal, can 3D-print UAVs, and have concentrated laser beams to disable enemy missiles.

By July 9, 2014

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Watch two planes almost collide on runway

A Russian pilot has to abort landing as an Argentinian plane wanders across the runway at Barcelona airport. How can this happen?

By July 7, 2014

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How the Air Force hardens planes against signal leakage (pictures)

At Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, the 24th Air Force makes sure communications on each plane the service flies are safe are safe from eavesdroppers. CNET Road Trip 2014 listened in.

11 Images By June 30, 2014

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'Mind pilots' steer plane sim with thoughts alone

Seven test pilots demonstrate an X-Men-like ability to steer an airplane through a flight simulation with surprising accuracy.

By May 27, 2014

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2012 Bentley Mulsanne

CNET takes on the onerous job of driving and riding in the 2012 Bentley Mulsanne, a flagship sedan with iPads for the rear-seat passengers.

November 2, 2012

MSRP: $285,000.00

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Plane almost hit drone in midair, says FAA

In the skies over Florida, the FAA says, a US Airways flight, just 2,300 feet from the ground, narrowly avoids a drone.

By May 10, 2014