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Watch Qatar Airways A350 in scary aborted takeoff

Technically Incorrect: A new A350 with journalists and special guests on board for its inaugural US flight, the plane decides the runway's too short and puts on the brakes.

By December 13, 2015

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Panasonic subsidiary at center of U.S. bribery investigation

A subsidiary that makes in-flight entertainment and communications systems is under investigation for allegedly paying bribes to secure contracts, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

By March 31, 2013

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50 years ago, second U.S. manned orbital flight (photos)

On May 24, 1962, Scott Carpenter flew the second American manned orbital flight when he piloted the Aurora 7 through three orbits of the Earth on a mission which lasted less than 5 hours.

15 Images By May 24, 2012

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U.S. Air Force to spend $9M on iPads for flight manual reboot

Under a new, multimillion dollar contract, the U.S. Air Force plans to replace a chunk of its printed in-flight materials with iPads.

By March 2, 2012

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U.S. drone 'hijackings' raise security concerns

University of Texas professor and grad students manipulate unmanned crafts' flight paths. One exercise is done with DHS. Thousands of civilian drones are destined for U.S. skies.

By July 4, 2012

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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

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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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NASA-themed corn mazes take flight across U.S.

The U.S. space agency teamed up with a group called SpaceFarm 7 to make corn mazes based on famous NASA projects and moments throughout history. The public is invited to vote on their favorite.

7 Images By October 10, 2011

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MegaUpload lawyer: U.S. misunderstands the business

Lawyer for MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom asks New Zealand court to release him on bail, saying he's innocent of piracy and money-laundering charges against him. Lawyers for the U.S. say DotCom is an "extreme" flight risk.

By January 23, 2012

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Amazing ads use surveillance tech to react to planes

British Airways launches a series of interactive billboards in which children appear to react to real-world planes flying by and even explain which flight is in the air.

By November 23, 2013