Aircraft

01.19.16
Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own
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Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own

MIT's algorithms let drones bob and weave around tricky obstacles.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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01.07.16
FAA's B4UFLY app tells drone operators if it's okay to fly
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FAA's B4UFLY app tells drone operators if it's okay to fly

App keeps pilots updated on local flight restrictions and status

By S. Buckley,   01.07.16
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01.02.16
Super-maneuverable drone airplanes are coming
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Super-maneuverable drone airplanes are coming

Drone aircraft are getting vectored thrust propellers that help them turn on a dime.

By J. Fingas,   01.02.16
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12.04.15
'Snowstorm' personal flying machine lifts off in Singapore
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'Snowstorm' personal flying machine lifts off in Singapore

'Snowstorm' was built by students from the National University of Singapore.

By E. Alvarez,   12.04.15
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11.25.15
Airbus' detachable cabin concept could save you time at the airport
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Airbus' detachable cabin concept could save you time at the airport

Airbus' aircraft pods would save you from waiting forever at the gate to get moving.

By J. Fingas,   11.25.15
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11.04.15
Runaway blimp prompts the US to freeze a missile defense program
11.04.15

Runaway blimp prompts the US to freeze a missile defense program

The US military is putting a hold on its JLENS missile defense program after last week's runaway blimp episode.

By J. Fingas,   11.04.15
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10.19.15
US transportation department confirms drone registration program
10.19.15

US transportation department confirms drone registration program

The US Department of Transportation is working on a mandatory drone registration program

By S. Buckley,   10.19.15
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10.14.15
JetBlue will have free satellite WiFi on every flight by fall 2016
10.14.15

JetBlue will have free satellite WiFi on every flight by fall 2016

JetBlue expects to equip its entire fleet with free, genuinely fast satellite WiFi within a year.

By J. Fingas,   10.14.15
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