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FAA Authorizes First Commercial Smart Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration greenlit American Robotics this week to become the first company to operate smart drones without needing on-site pilots or spotters, the…

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CDC mandating negative COVID-19 test for air passengers entering the US

It was really wishful thinking that 2021 would magically be better when it came to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the availability of vaccines definitely gives…

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Cadillac shows off a single-seater VTOL drone concept

At GM’s CES keynote, the company showed off a number of Cadillac vehicles, both real and imagined, to explain its vision for the future of…

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Indonesia says passenger plane with 62 people crashed shortly after takeoff

A passenger plane in Indonesia with 62 people on board is believed to have crashed Saturday shortly after taking off from the country’s capital.Sriwijaya Air Flight…

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Indonesian aeroplane loses contact after takeoff from Jakarta

Boeing 737 operated by Sriwijaya Air and carrying more than 50 people is en route to Pontianak A Sriwijaya aeroplane with more than 50 people…

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Amazon Buys Planes From Airlines Struggling With Pandemic Slowdown

Amazon has purchased 11 passenger planes from Delta and WestJet that will be converted into cargo jets, according to a press release from the Seattle-based…

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Houses in this neighborhood have airplane hangars

Cameron Airpark Estates in Cameron Park, California has runway-width roads, allowing residents of the Sacramento area suburb to park their planes at home and taxi…

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The EPA has released the first ever pollution regulations for airplanes…but they don’t do anything.

Aviation is notoriously bad for the environment. According to the nonprofit Environmental and Energy Study Institute, “Aircraft contribute 12 percent of U.S. transportation emissions, and…

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FAA lays out its Remote ID ‘license plate for drones’ requirements

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shared its latest set of drone regulations. When the new rules go into effect early next year, they’ll…

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New FAA rule requires Remote ID for drones

The FAA today announced that it will be issuing two new rules for drone pilots in the U.S. The first is the implementation of a…

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Air Canada Boeing 737-8 Max jet forced to divert after engine shut down

Shortly after the take-off, the pilots received an “engine indication” and “decided to shut down one engine,” an Air Canada spokesman said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/air-canada-boeing-737-8-max-jet-forced-divert-after-n1252366 Droolin’…

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737 Max: Boeing ‘inappropriately coached’ test pilots, say senators

Planemaker and US regulator may have tried to cover up important information relating to deadly crashes – official report Boeing officials “inappropriately coached” test pilots…

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FAA punished whistleblowers, protected industry and covered up flaws, Senate report says

The FAA has stymied congressional investigators, allowed Boeing to coach pilots so they performed better on simulator tests of the Boeing 737 MAX, and continued…

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How to Take Your Guitar on a Plane

If you’re worried about whether or not you can take your guitar on a plane or whether it would survive travelling as checked luggage, don’t…

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T-Mobile wishes to release droves of drones powered by 5G

T-Mobile has been developing drones since 2015, using them in their network for delivery services and infrastructure inspection. They have also been working with the…

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The Newest DRL Racing Drones Will Come with T-Mobile 5G Radios

Drone Racing League Drone racing is picking up speed as a new and exciting sport, and T-Mobile wants in. The US carrier is investing an…

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DARPA says it’s getting closer to snatching drones out of midair

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still developing its Gremlins project, which is apparently getting closer to grabbing drones out of the sky….

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Leaked US military photo of a UFO

The above leaked photo reportedly came from a 2018 document prepared by the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF), the US defense department’s group that…

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Boeing tests a squadron of five autonomous mini-jets

Boeing has announced that it has successfully carried out flight tests using five high-performance pilotless jet aircraft. The aircraft operated as a team without any…

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Wisconsin Air National Guard F-16 crashes in Michigan

The F-16 was part of the 115th Fighter Wing of the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s base at Truax Field Air National Guard Base in Madison….

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‘A tremendous loss to our nation’: Chuck Yeager dies at 97

Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, the World War II fighter pilot ace and quintessential test pilot who showed he had the “right…

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