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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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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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You can fly in an R2-D2 'Star Wars'-themed jet this year

There are several months to go before the premiere of "The Force Awakens," but you could experience a droid-based flight before then.

By April 17, 2015

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3D Robotics Solo quadcopter drone may be the ultimate GoPro accessory

3DR's close working relationship with the action-cam maker results in a powerful drone with the highest level of GoPro integration currently available.

By April 13, 2015

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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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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015