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US Airways sends lewdest brand tweet ever

The airline says a pornographic image sent to a customer from its Twitter account was actually sent to it by someone else. Is this entirely believable?

By April 14, 2014

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Knee Defender passenger thrown off flight: I'm ashamed

James Beach, the man who used the controversial seat-locking device, inciting an altercation on a flight that had to be diverted, admits he behaved badly. He still loves his Knee Defender, however.

By September 3, 2014

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UK joins US in banning uncharged gadgets from some flights

The UK's Department for Transport says passengers on some journeys will have to prove their devices are powered up "or face not being allowed to bring the device onto the aircraft."

By July 9, 2014

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Despite tornadoes and derailments, the 737s keep on coming

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kan., turns out 42 fuselages for 737s. And it's survived a disaster or two. CNET Road Trip 2014 stops by.

By July 26, 2014

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'Happiness blanket' monitors airline passengers' moods

First-class flyers on British Airways test out a mood blanket that tells everyone around them if they're feeling chilled-out or horribly anxious.

By July 1, 2014

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How NASA reinvented the tortilla, and other tales of food in space

What are NASA's secret recipes for feeding hungry astronauts when they're in orbit? CNET Road Trip 2014 bellied up to the space agency's Food Lab to find out.

By July 7, 2014

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Booting up: The eight-week journey for the USAF's new airmen

Moving on after a major sex scandal, the US Air Force trains 35,000 new airmen a year. CNET Road Trip 2014 visited Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to see what the Airman's Creed is all about.

By July 3, 2014

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Chasing drug-laden 'bogeys' across the skies

Operating from a building in Corpus Christi, Texas, US Customs and Border Protection flies surveillance planes 24-7. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a ride to see how they catch the bad guys.

By June 28, 2014

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Here's an airline cabin where yelling 'crash' is part of the ride

At a Southwest Airlines operations center in Dallas, CNET's Daniel Terdiman gets a rare behind-the-scenes look at flight safety in the age of high tech.

By June 19, 2014

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Why Raytheon dumped a decades-old way to make missiles

When Raytheon decided to build a new missile factory, it brought in new technologies and replaced a manual-intensive process that was prone to mistakes.

By June 16, 2014