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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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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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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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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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Internet mauls dentist accused of illegal kill of popular lion

Technically Incorrect: Walter Palmer, a dentist in Minnesota, has his Yelp entry attacked by those not fond of his allegedly illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

By July 28, 2015

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KLM flight sways crazily in windy landing

It's not exactly easy to land a Boeing 777 in 60 mph winds. Or, at least, it doesn't look as if it is.

By July 27, 2015

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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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Insane flying semi-truck sets jump record, nearly takes out building

Stunt filmmaker Gregg Godfrey set a new record at Evel Knievel Days and nearly made a mess of Butte, Montana in the process.

By July 28, 2015

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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