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US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass

The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.

By April 8, 2014

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When the Wright brothers and their 'flying machine' were new

The aviation industry started in Dayton, Ohio, and today, the city cherishes that history. CNET's Daniel Terdiman visited as part of Road Trip 2013.

By July 9, 2013

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B-2s, B-52s, and the plane that ended World War II

Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, can come face to face with the best collection of military aircraft in the world. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked it out.

By July 22, 2013

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Restoration of famed WWII bomber Memphis Belle flies high

It defied the Nazis and became the first World War II bomber to complete 25 combat missions and return home. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out how it's being restored to its original glory.

By July 15, 2013

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/11: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 11, 2013

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Planes, trains, and automobiles: Road Trip 2013 comes to an end

For more than 5,200 miles over five weeks this summer, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman toured the midwest, looking for great stories. Now it's time to start planning Road Trip 2014.

By August 19, 2013

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Declassified: Air Force plans for a flying saucer

This mysterious saucer from the 1950s was meant to fly at speeds of up to Mach 4. Most mysteriously, it was designed by... Canadians.

By October 6, 2012

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NASA names winners in shuttle display contest

Space agency selects sites in California, Florida, and the Washington, D.C., area to display the shuttles after the fleet is retired later this year.

By April 12, 2011

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Air Force's G-Force centrifuge spins its last

The U.S. Air Force is retiring its G-Force centrifuge after 22 years of spinning pilots around in order to prevent loss of consciousness caused by G-forces.

By November 4, 2010

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Legacy B-52 to launch futuristic WaveRider

X-51A WaveRider scheduled to be dropped over Pacific Ocean in December inaugural test flight.

By August 14, 2009