#Airplanes

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Forgetting to put your phone on airplane mode could cost you

A passenger on board a flight with the Irish airline Aer Lingus forgot to put his phone in airplane mode and was hit with a high bill.

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Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new Chief Executive Officer

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new Chief Executive Officer.

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How the Soviet Concorde crashed and burned

With just 55 completed flights and two fatal crashes, the Concorde's Soviet rival, Tupolev Tu-144, was one of civil aviation's biggest failures.

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Institutional Investor’s Pro-Medizone International Inc (MZEI) Sentiment In 2016 Q4

Sentiment for Medizone International Inc (MZEI)Medizone International Inc (MZEI) institutional sentiment increased to 2 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.50, from 0.5 in

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Lockheed Martin Announces Progress in Hypersonic SR-72 Aircraft Program

Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs discussed the future of the SR-71 Blackbird's successor: a Mach 6 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.

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Step inside cockpit of US's iconic war planes - Business Insider

From the planes of World War I to the fighters and bombers that turned the tide against Hitler, the museum's virtual tour is an aviation nut's dream come true.

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Quick and quiet: Supersonic flight promises to hush the sonic boom

The Bell X-1, piloted by U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager, reached 700 mph on Oct. 14, 1947. At Mach 1.06, it was the first airplane to fly faster than the speed of sound. But at speeds greater than Mach 1, air pressure disturbances around airplanes merge to form shock waves that create sonic booms, heard and felt 30 miles away.

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Ask the Captain: Why was my plane towed to the gate?

Is this a fuel-saving measure and, if so, why isn't it used all the time?

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The Real Reason Why There's A Tiny Hole In Airplane Windows

It's all-too-easy to let your mind wander when you're confined to a tiny box of space while hurtling 40,000 feet in the air at hundreds of miles per hour, but rest assured: every single window on the airplane has the same hole, and there's a good reason.

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'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

In the 1960s, when a single military incident had the potential to spark a nuclear war, the US government needed a surveillance plane that absolutely could not be detected, intercepted, or shot down.

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The Stratolaunch Will Soon Be the Largest Plane in the World

Over the years, man has built some truly colossal airplanes. But in 2016, an even larger aircraft is expected to take flight, and when completed, it will officially be the largest plane in the world. That massive aircraft is known as the Stratolaunch.

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Here's a B-52 Stratofortress and all of its ammunition in one photo

This photo shows the entire arsenal of a B-52 Strartofortress. The standard loadout for this...

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The Airplanes of the Future Won’t Have Windows. You’ll Be Surrounded by Sky.

Vague, over-wing cloud photos are a staple of vacation albums across the Internet, but a British technology incubator wants to do away with them completely. You’ll still be able to see the sky, though. The Centre for Process Innovation is proposing the