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Date / TimeStory
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:41AM NASA Pondering $1.5 Million Stratospheric Airship Competition
Saturday November 01, 2014 @03:35PM SpaceShipTwo Pilot Named; Branson Vows To 'Move Forward Together'
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @07:21AM LAX To London Flight Delayed Over "Al-Quida" Wi-Fi Name
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @10:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Thursday September 25, 2014 @04:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @11:07AM A DC-10 Passenger Plane Is Perfect At Fighting Wildfires
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:41AM 3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:36AM Perlan II Project Aims To Fly a Glider To the Edge of Space
Monday July 28, 2014 @07:42AM World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft Goes Into Production In China
Monday July 28, 2014 @02:36AM How Bird Flocks Resemble Liquid Helium
Saturday July 12, 2014 @08:44AM FAA Pressures Coldwell, Other Realtors To Stop Using Drone Footage
Thursday July 10, 2014 @12:59PM Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:16AM TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:48AM FAA's Ruling On Smartphones During Takeoff Has Had Little Impact
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:02PM NASA Successfully Tests 'Flying Saucer' Craft, New Parachute
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:35PM Free Wi-Fi Coming To Atlanta's Airport
Thursday June 05, 2014 @07:19AM Solar Impulse 2 Makes First Flight
Thursday May 29, 2014 @11:19AM SpaceX To Present Manned Dragon Capsule
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:48AM German Scientists Successfully Test Brain-Controlled Flight Simulator
Sunday May 18, 2014 @10:54PM Meet Canada's Goosebuster Drone
Friday May 16, 2014 @08:21AM Proton-M Rocket Carrying Russia's Most Advanced Satellite Crashes
Thursday May 15, 2014 @05:17PM Airbus E-Fan Electric Aircraft Makes First Flight
Saturday April 12, 2014 @02:36AM AT Black Knight Transformer Hits the Road and Takes a Hop
Sunday April 06, 2014 @07:45PM 3D-Printed UAV Can Go From Atoms to Airborne in 24 Hours
Sunday March 23, 2014 @12:42AM Goodyear's New State-of-the-Art Airship Makes Its First Flight
Saturday March 08, 2014 @09:51PM 20 Freescale Semiconductor Employees On Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @01:18PM FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft
Friday December 13, 2013 @06:35PM JetBlue Launches Satellite-Based Inflight Wi-Fi
Friday December 13, 2013 @06:23PM Senators Propose Bill Prohibiting Phone Calls On Planes
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:23AM Secret New UAS Shows Stealth, Efficiency Advances
Saturday November 30, 2013 @11:00PM Indian Mars Probe Successfully Enters Sun-Centric Orbit
Saturday November 30, 2013 @10:14AM China's First Lunar Lander To Launch Today; Manned Mission Planned By 2030
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:00AM Airline Pilots Rely Too Much On Automation, Says Safety Panel
Friday November 15, 2013 @09:28PM Object Lessons: Evan Booth's Post-Checkpoint Airport Weapons
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @10:53AM After Successful Launch, India's Mars Orbiter Is On Its Way
Sunday November 03, 2013 @02:19PM RAF Pilots Blinded At 1000 Mph By Helmet Technical Glitch
Saturday November 02, 2013 @03:46PM SkyRunner Car Goes Off-Road and Off-Ground
Thursday October 31, 2013 @11:02AM FAA To Allow Use of Most Electronic Devices Throughout Flights
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @08:28AM TSA Airport Screenings Now Start Before You Arrive At the Airport
Saturday October 12, 2013 @08:44PM UCSD Students Test Fire 3D-Printed Metal Rocket Engine
Sunday October 06, 2013 @05:39PM Why the FAA May Finally Relax In-Flight Device Rules
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:37AM Bypassing US GPS Limits For Active Guided Rockets
Thursday September 19, 2013 @11:47AM Those Magnificent Googlers and Their Flying Machines
Saturday September 07, 2013 @11:50PM SpaceShipTwo Goes Supersonic Over the Mojave In 2nd Test Flight
Thursday August 15, 2013 @07:04AM The Grasshopper Can Fly Sideways
Friday August 02, 2013 @06:09AM Man Builds Fully-Functional Boeing 737 Flight Simulator In His Son's Bedroom
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:25AM Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash
Thursday July 11, 2013 @11:11AM Aerovelo's Human-Powered Helicopter Wins $250,000 Sikorsky Prize
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @09:40AM Malcolm Gladwell On Culture and Airplane Crashes
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @06:10PM Bolivian President's Plane 'Rerouted Over Snowden Suspicions'
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @07:58AM Russian Rocket Proton-M Crashes At Launch
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:52AM With Catastrophes In Mind, Supercomputing Project Simulates Space Junk Collision
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:42AM Jetstream Retrofit Illustrates How Close Modern Planes Are To UAVs
Friday June 21, 2013 @07:01PM QANTAS Wants To Monitor Frequent Flyers' Home Internet
Thursday June 13, 2013 @07:18AM FAA Wants All Aircraft Flying On Unleaded Fuel By 2018
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @06:52AM Footage Reveals Drone Aircraft Nearly Downed Passenger Plane in 2004
Thursday May 30, 2013 @12:44AM Stanford's Flying Fish Glider
Thursday May 23, 2013 @12:48PM 5-Pound UAV Flies For 50 Minutes, Streams HD From Over 3 Miles
Friday May 10, 2013 @06:47PM Liquid Hydrogen Powers a UAV For a Cool 48 Hours
Monday May 06, 2013 @07:09AM USAF Hypersonic Scramjet Successfully Scrams
Saturday May 04, 2013 @10:13AM Paul's Call To Abolish the TSA, One Year Later
Friday May 03, 2013 @01:29PM Robot 'Fly' Mimics Full Range of Insect Flight
Tuesday April 30, 2013 @11:33AM Richard Branson Plans Orbital Spaceships For Virgin Galactic
Monday April 29, 2013 @11:36AM SpaceShipTwo Tests Its Rocket Engine and Goes Supersonic
Friday April 26, 2013 @09:22AM Maryland Team Hopes To Nab $250k Prize For Leg-Powered Copter
Saturday April 20, 2013 @09:20PM TSA Accepting Public Comments On Whole Body Airport Screening
Saturday April 20, 2013 @05:57PM Hyundai's Flying Car Flies For an Audience
Saturday April 20, 2013 @04:53PM Weather Delays Antares Launch From VA Spaceport
Saturday April 20, 2013 @12:14AM The FAA Will Let Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Fly Again
Thursday April 11, 2013 @08:36AM Swedish Engineer's RC Plane Gets a Balloon Lift To Space
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @10:48AM Climate Change Will Boost Plane Turbulence, Suggests Study
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @10:01AM Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Taken Its Battery Certification Flight
Monday April 08, 2013 @07:55PM "Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation
Thursday April 04, 2013 @12:38PM TSA Log Shows Passengers Say the Darndest Things
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @09:39AM Man Who Pointed Laser At Aircraft Gets 30-Month Sentence
Monday March 11, 2013 @05:19AM For Jane's, Gustav Weißkopf's 1901 Liftoff Displaces Wright Bros.
Friday March 01, 2013 @07:50PM SpaceX Pressure Hammers Stuck Valves; Dragon's ISS Mission Back On Track
Friday March 01, 2013 @04:28PM Hit the Wrong Button, Drone Goes Boom
Thursday February 21, 2013 @02:20AM Japanese Probe Finds Miswiring of Boeing 787 Battery
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @09:45AM Royal Canadian Air Force Sees More Sims In the Future of Fighter Pilot Training
Friday January 18, 2013 @07:56AM Boeing 787 Dreamliner Grounded In US and EU
Thursday January 17, 2013 @05:12PM Japan Grounds Fleet of Boeing 787s After Emergency Landing
Friday January 04, 2013 @07:02PM Scary Toothbrush Prompts Shutdown of World's Busiest Airport
Thursday January 03, 2013 @10:14AM Russian Space Industry To Receive $69 Billion Through 2020
Sunday December 30, 2012 @12:16PM Moscow Plane Crash Caught On Passerby's Dash Cam
Friday December 28, 2012 @11:44PM FCC Smooths the Path For Airlines' In-Flight Internet
Saturday December 15, 2012 @09:25PM Solar Impulse Announces Flight Across America For 2013
Friday December 14, 2012 @07:38PM The State of In-Flight Wi-Fi
Thursday November 22, 2012 @07:49AM UK To Use "Risk-Profiling Software" To Screen All Airline Passengers and Cargo
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @01:01PM Neuromorphic Algorithms Allow MAVs To Avoid Obstacles With Single Camera
Sunday November 04, 2012 @10:11AM Boeing 787 Makes US Debut
Sunday October 21, 2012 @11:33AM 3-D Printing Enables UVA Student-Built Unmanned Plane
Friday October 12, 2012 @04:10PM Air Force Lab Test Out "Aircraft Surfing" Technique To Save Fuel
Saturday October 06, 2012 @08:40PM Space Junk May Require ISS Maneuver In Advance of SpaceX's Dragon
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @11:51AM FAA Permits American Airlines To Use iPads In Cockpit "In All Phases of Flight"
Friday September 07, 2012 @09:15PM Ask Slashdot: Hackable Portable Music Player For Helicopters?
Saturday September 01, 2012 @11:54AM Human-Powered Helicopter Team Sets New Records For Altitude and Flight Duration
Thursday August 23, 2012 @07:51AM Booted From Airplane For Wearing Anti-TSA T-shirt
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @10:50AM Launch Escape System To Be Tested For Apollo-Like Capsule In the Baltic Sea
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @07:38AM NASA Testing Supersonic X-51A Jet Tomorrow
Thursday August 09, 2012 @04:56PM NASA Morpheus Lander Test Ends In Explosion
Friday July 27, 2012 @09:51AM Defcon Researchers Build Tool To Track the Planes of the Rich and Famous
Saturday June 16, 2012 @09:53PM Liu Yang Becomes China's First Female Astronaut
Saturday June 16, 2012 @11:29AM It's Baaack! XB-37B Finally Lands
Thursday June 14, 2012 @03:40PM Elon Musk Shows off the Dragon Capsule, Back From Space (Video)
Friday June 08, 2012 @07:20PM OpenRelief Project Launches Disaster Drone Project at LinuxCon Japan
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @08:43AM After a Year In Orbit, US Air Force's X37-B Will Conclude Its Secret Mission
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @07:27AM Artist's Catcopter Causes a Stir
Sunday June 03, 2012 @12:35AM Canadian Agency Investigates US Air Crash
Thursday May 31, 2012 @11:08AM After Trip to ISS, SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Returns Safely To Earth
Monday May 28, 2012 @11:45PM Autralian Mining Companies Increasing Use of UAVs
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @07:32AM Designing the World's Tiniest Manned Suborbital Vehicle
Thursday May 10, 2012 @08:36AM Russian Superjet 100 Crashes During Demo Flight, Killing All Aboard
Thursday May 10, 2012 @07:41AM TSA's mm-Wave Body Scanner Breaks Diabetic Teen's $10K Insulin Pump
Friday May 04, 2012 @06:52PM Botched Repair Likely Cause of Combusting iPhone After Flight
Thursday May 03, 2012 @11:12AM X-Rays show memory card still in digestive tract of accused hang glider.
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:26AM Discovery Channel Crashes a Boeing 727 For Science Documentary
Sunday April 22, 2012 @06:31PM TSA Tests Automated ID Authentication
Friday April 20, 2012 @04:59PM Hypersonic Test Aircraft Peeled Apart After 3 Minutes of Sustained Mach 20 Speed
Thursday April 19, 2012 @07:29AM Man Builds 737 Simulator In a Garage
Thursday April 19, 2012 @06:15AM Snoozing Pilot Mistakes Venus For Aircraft; Panic, Injuries Ensue
Saturday March 31, 2012 @07:21PM DHS Will Now Vet UK Air Passengers To Mexico, Canada, Cuba
Monday March 26, 2012 @11:34AM 'Space Freighter' On Its Way to Resupply International Space Station
Sunday March 25, 2012 @07:16PM Maybe the FAA Gadget Ban On Liftoff and Landing Isn't So Bad
Saturday March 24, 2012 @08:09AM Giant Paper Airplane Takes (Brief) Flight Over Arizona
Thursday March 22, 2012 @04:40PM Dutch Artist Admits Faking Viral 'Human Bird Wing' Video
Thursday February 09, 2012 @03:07PM How Much Stuff Can Timothy Jam Into His New Hoodie's Pockets? (Video)
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @10:00AM Sanctions Or Not, Iranian Competition Yields Successful UAVs
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @08:46AM Steve Appleton, Micron CEO, Dies In Plane Crash
Friday February 03, 2012 @08:09AM Flying Robots Flip, Swarm and Move In Formation At UPenn
Saturday January 28, 2012 @03:33PM Aging U-2 Will Fight On Into the Next Decade
Thursday January 26, 2012 @08:18AM High School Students Send Lego Man 24 Kilometers High
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @08:30AM NASA Open Sources Aircraft Design Software
Sunday January 08, 2012 @06:11PM World's Largest Passenger Plane May Be Unsafe, Some Say
Thursday January 05, 2012 @09:38AM Microsoft To Offer Flight For Free This Spring
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @11:28AM Will Toys-R-Us Carry Spy Drones?
Thursday December 15, 2011 @05:13PM US Sentinel Drone Fooled Into Landing With GPS Spoofing
Thursday December 15, 2011 @08:36AM Atlantic Crossing By Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloon
Friday December 09, 2011 @06:00PM TSA Facing Death By a Thousand Cuts
Thursday December 01, 2011 @09:05AM Civilian Use of Drone Aircraft May Soon Fly In the US
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @09:30AM iPhone Auto-Combusts On Australian Airplane
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @12:42AM Tower To Be Built By Flying Robots
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @12:38PM Russia's MiG Aircraft Company Develops 3D Flight Simulator
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @09:06AM EU Approves Unified Full Body Scanner Regulations
Monday November 07, 2011 @12:24PM Derek Deville Answers Your Questions on Rocketry
Sunday October 30, 2011 @06:18PM Australia's Biggest Airline Grounds Its Entire Fleet
Thursday October 27, 2011 @10:20AM Boeing 787 Dreamliner Makes First Passenger Flight
Sunday October 23, 2011 @06:30PM UK Team Misses Balloon Altitude Record, But Beats a Few Others
Saturday October 22, 2011 @11:12PM Canadian Company Plans Solar-Powered Heavier-Than-Air Airships
Thursday October 20, 2011 @07:40AM Fat Replaces Oil In F-16s
Tuesday October 11, 2011 @09:51AM Ask Derek Deville About High-Altitude Amateur Rocketry
Sunday October 09, 2011 @11:19AM Qu8k Rockets Above the Balloons
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @10:50AM Airline Offering Plane Crash Survival Course to Frequent Flyers
Monday October 03, 2011 @10:16PM NASA, Google Award $1.35M For Ultra-Efficient Electric Aircraft
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @07:42AM Boeing To Deliver First 787 Today
Saturday September 24, 2011 @10:49AM High School Student Launches a Trash Bag Aircraft
Thursday September 22, 2011 @04:31PM Canberra Police Want Drones To Track Cars
Friday September 16, 2011 @09:41PM James Gosling Report of Reno Air Crash
Tuesday September 13, 2011 @11:36AM Amazon's Bezos Seeks Spacecraft Patents
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:50AM Airship Company Gets First Civilian Customer
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:34AM TSA Groper Files Suit Against Blogger
Monday September 05, 2011 @04:18PM First Fully Electric Manned Helicopter Flight
Thursday September 01, 2011 @04:59PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Identify This UAV?
Saturday August 27, 2011 @01:03PM Matternet delivers drugs by UAV
Saturday August 27, 2011 @12:45PM Open Source Simulator FlightGear Releases v2.4
Tuesday August 09, 2011 @04:23PM DARPA Set To Blast Falcon Mach 20 Test Flight
Friday August 05, 2011 @08:14PM In German Trials, Airport Body Scanners Easily Confused
Sunday July 31, 2011 @03:41PM Aircraft Made From 3D Printing
Saturday July 23, 2011 @11:01PM Heathrow To Install Facial Recognition Scanners
Thursday July 14, 2011 @12:21PM Women Arrested For Refusing TSA Search of Children
Friday July 08, 2011 @05:35PM TSA Employee Stole $50k Worth of Electronics
Friday July 01, 2011 @06:08PM Airplanes Cause Accidental Cloud Seeding
Thursday June 30, 2011 @05:26PM Solar Impulse Airplane Makes Public Debut In Paris
Monday June 27, 2011 @03:05PM TSA Has 95-Year-Old Remove Her Diaper For Screening
Saturday June 25, 2011 @05:00PM Off-Duty Police Officer Steals iPad From TSA Checkpoint
Friday June 17, 2011 @10:29PM United Airlines Passengers Stranded By Computer Outage
Saturday June 11, 2011 @11:25AM Computer Glitch Friday Grounded US Airways Flights
Thursday June 09, 2011 @03:11PM Making a Real Batcopter, With Parts From the Hardware Store
Thursday June 09, 2011 @12:29PM Personal Electronics May Indeed Disrupt Avionics
Tuesday June 07, 2011 @05:06PM Checkpoint of the Future Coming Soon To Airports
Sunday June 05, 2011 @11:42PM Ars Looks At In-Flight Internet — State of the Art vs. Things To Come
Sunday May 29, 2011 @07:57AM Martin Jetpack Climbs 5000 Feet Above Sea Level
Saturday May 28, 2011 @12:13PM Alaska Airlines Jettisons Paper Manuals For iPads
Friday May 27, 2011 @05:40PM Flight 447 'Black Box' Decoded
Thursday May 26, 2011 @02:44PM DOJ Could Ban Texas Flights Over Anti-Patdown Law
Monday May 23, 2011 @07:41PM Under Soviet Satellites, How Area 51 Hid (And Invented) Secret Craft
Sunday May 22, 2011 @01:37PM American Airlines Expands Streaming In-Flight Movies
Thursday May 12, 2011 @09:03PM 'Jetman' Rossy Flies Above the Grand Canyon
Thursday May 12, 2011 @12:17PM New Aircraft Is Pilot Optional
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @06:09PM Japanese Researchers Test Flying Trains
Friday May 06, 2011 @06:39PM A New Human-Seeking Drone, Much Cheaper Than a Predator
Thursday May 05, 2011 @01:49PM Boeing 747-8 Extreme Braking Test Video
Thursday May 05, 2011 @12:42PM New Feather In SpaceShipTwo's Cap
Thursday April 21, 2011 @03:19AM USAF Gets F-35 Flight Simulator
Tuesday April 19, 2011 @07:52PM FAA Suspends 2 for Movie Watching While on Duty
Saturday April 02, 2011 @10:44AM Burt Rutan Retires From Scaled Composites
Friday April 01, 2011 @05:43PM TSA Mandates GA 'Self-Pat-Down' Program
Thursday March 31, 2011 @07:26PM Robots Dive Deep To Solve Airliner Crash Mystery
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @12:03PM Man In Trouble For Using Helicopter to Water Ski

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