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An Electric-Powered Airplane Might Be A Distant Future After All

An Electric-Powered Airplane Might Be A Distant Future After All In 2016 we saw how plane is powered with a solar energy and in 2017 we were introduced with the idea of electric-powered jets. Zero emission jet was planned to be the future of aviation and it was predicted to be here by 2022. Few years […]

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KLM Plane Struck By Lightning

KLM Plane Struck By Lightning Just Moments after Taking-Off

KLM Plane Struck By Lightning Just Moments after Taking-Off Dramatic footage has emerged showing the hair-raising moment a KLM plane was struck by lightning as it took off from Amsterdam Airport. The jet, belonging to the Dutch national carrier, can be seen taxiing towards the runway as it prepares to take to the grey skies […]

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Fire Breaks Out Next to American Airlines Plane

Fire Breaks Out Next to American Airlines Plane A cargo loader burst into flames Monday at Hong Kong International Airport, injuring the machine’s operator. The incident took place right before a cargo pallet was set to be loaded onto an American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. Video posted on social media of the fire shows the blaze […]

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Boeing Buys Company That's Developing Flying Taxis

Boeing Buys Company That’s Developing Flying Taxis

Boeing Buys Company That’s Developing Flying Taxis Boeing said on Thursday it would buy Aurora Flight Sciences Corp to advance its ability to develop autonomous, electric-powered and long-flight-duration aircraft for its commercial and military businesses. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boeing executives described the deal as a move to align itself with future […]

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Boeing to Test Technology That Could Reduce Turbulence

Boeing to Test Technology That Could Reduce Turbulence Early next year, a Boeing 777 will take off from the company’s airfield near Seattle with a laser shooting out of its nose. It may sound like a novel way to avoid bird strikes, but this isn’t that kind of laser. Rather, it’s part of a new […]

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Boeing Jet Draws a Gigantic Outline of a Dreamliner Over USA.

Boeing Jet Draws a Gigantic Outline of a Dreamliner Over USA

Boeing Jet Draws a Gigantic Outline of a Dreamliner Over USA If you have to do a nearly 18-hour live engine test, why not do something fun? Aviation fanatics are geeking out over a Boeing Dreamliner’s recent actions over the United States. On Wednesday afternoon, a Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner took off from Seattle on a test flight. […]

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5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Jet Engines

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Jet Engines

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Jet Engines It’s one thing to wrap your head around the physics of the Wright brothers’ plane, but how do you generate enough power to sling a 350-ton Boeing 747 into the air and keep it cruising at 1,000-plus kilometres (640 miles) per hour? These extraordinary powerhouses are […]

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John Travolta's Boeing 707

John Travolta Donates his Qantas Boeing 707

John Travolta Donates his Qantas Boeing 707 Hollywood star John Travolta will donate his vintage Boeing 707 plane, which Frank Sinatra owned before him, to a restoration group in Australia. Travolta, a pilot for Qantas, said it gave him ‘great pleasure’ to donate the craft. Iconic Jet in Qantas livery will be prepped for a long […]

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Top 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Boeing

Top 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Boeing With $85 billion in annual revenues, Boeing is quite literally the biggest airplane-building company in the world. Just one of its airplane models, the ubiquitous 737, has carried more than 16.8 billion passengers over its lifetime – more than twice the population of the globe. So […]

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Boeing and JetBlue Are Funding Electric Aircraft

Boeing and JetBlue Are Funding Electric Aircraft

Boeing and JetBlue Are Funding Electric Aircraft The hybrid electric aircraft startup Zunum Aero announced that it had received an investment from Boeing and JetBlue. “I consider us very fortunate to have backers like JetBlue and Boeing,” Zunum Aero founder and CEO Ashish Kumar told Business Insider. “We have been engaged with both companies for about a year, […]

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