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takeoff

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Airline pilot allegedly caught texting during takeoff

Technically Incorrect: A passenger films someone apparently texting on an American Airlines flight during takeoff. It turns out to be a pilot from another airline.

By September 3, 2015

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Watch this fighter jet's insane vertical takeoff

Technically Incorrect: It seems like a normal takeoff for this MiG-29. Until it isn't.

By July 26, 2015

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See how that vertical 787 takeoff looked from the cockpit

The Internet was wowed by footage of a Boeing Dreamliner taking off at an extreme angle. Now see what it looked like from the pilot's perspective.

By June 18, 2015

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner wows with near-vertical takeoff

Boeing is prepping for the 2015 Paris Air Show by trumpeting the nearly unreal vertical takeoff powers of the next-gen passenger jet.

By June 12, 2015

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Parrot Bebop drone finally ready for takeoff

Announced in May, the small quadcopter with its 14-megapixel camera is headed to stores December, starting at $499.

By November 18, 2014

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Plane hits buffalo during takeoff

COO of Indian airline SpiceJet says it's inexcusable that a buffalo was allowed to wander onto a runway at Surat airport.

By November 7, 2014

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Amazon: Don't worry, our drones are still preparing for takeoff

FAA releases guidelines that explain when hobbyists can fly drones legally. Amazon says rules won't ground drone delivery fleet.

By June 24, 2014

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Canada OKs mobile device use from takeoff to landing

Canada will join the US and Europe in permitting mobile devices to be used -- in airplane mode -- during an entire flight.

By May 27, 2014

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NASA preps real flying saucer for take-off

To test new tech for future Mars missions, NASA builds an experimental rocket-powered flight vehicle that looks like it could be a UFO.

By May 19, 2014

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Pilot reports of close calls with drones rise enormously

The FAA says that pilots are now seeing drones at ever higher altitudes. One pilot, though, says it's all "much ado about nothing."

By August 13, 2015