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takeoff

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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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Microsoft's Surface 2 cleared for takeoff in cockpit

The tablet has been approved by the FAA for pilots use in all phases of air travel, lightening their flight bag and offering airlines an iPad alternative.

By February 11, 2014

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BA lets you use phones, tablets in flight mode during takeoff

You won't have to turn your phone off if you fly with British Airways from tomorrow -- as long as it's in flight mode.

By December 18, 2013

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It'll be 'months' before gadgets cleared for take-off in UK

It'll be months before we can use our gadgets during take-off and landing on European airlines, according to the UK industry body.

By November 2, 2013

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This is what happens when a jet engine explodes during takeoff

Monday, an Airbus 330 is taking happy people off to the Dominican Republic from Manchester, England, when its right-hand engine starts spouting flames.

By June 25, 2013

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Watch the F-35B jet make a vertical take-off and landing

Lockheed Martin says the production model of the new jet successfully completed a stationary take-off earlier this month.

By May 21, 2013

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Terrafugia to develop vertical takeoff flying car

The TF-X will build on the company's Transition flying car and will allow drivers to take off and land vertically.

By May 6, 2013

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Watch the X-47B make its first catapult take-off

The pilotless aircraft needs to prove that it's up to the rigors of the kind of slingshot launch that it can expect soon from an aircraft carrier.

By December 1, 2012