Posts Tagged: flight

Perlan glider sets altitude record for unpowered flight

Gliders may be inherently limited by their nature (they're dependent on rising air currents), but that isn't stopping them from achieving feats normally reserved for their powered counterparts. The Perlan Project and Airbus have set a new record for…
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This $250,000 flight suit will turn you into a real-life Iron Man

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a real-life Iron Man, and have enough Tony Stark-style bank that you can afford to drop $ 250,000 on an expensive toy, then this is the purchase for you!

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Project Loon achieves new milestone in flight time

Google has been getting a lot of attention the last couple weeks as the industry tries to figure out what the company may reveal next week in a big October 4th announcement. The search giant is not the only part of the Alphabet portfolio with exciting news to share though. Over the weekend the Project […]

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7 tips to save your trip when a tech meltdown grounds your flight

With Delta’s recent computer outage, the trend of technology disrupting air travel – in a bad way – is becoming the norm. Here are 7 ways you can take control of the situation.

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Google says its drone delivery service could take flight in 2017

Amazon’s at it. Walmart’s at it. And now Google’s at it, too. Yes, all three companies are eyeing delivery services using drones, with Google insisting Monday that it could have a commercial operation up and running as early as 2017.

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Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific

Solar Impulse has already shown the potential for sun-based aviation in its attempt to fly around the world, but it just embarked on its most ambitious trip yet. Pilot Andre Borschberg has taken off from Nanjing, China on a cross-Pacific flight whose…
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