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Paul Allen's Massive Stratolaunch Aircraft Rolls Out for the First Time

Paul Allen's Massive Stratolaunch Aircraft Rolls Out for the First Time Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s massive new aircraft, the Stratolaunch, is complete and has rolled out of its hanger for first time.The company today announced that it moved the aircraft out of its hanger to conduct fueling tests.

NASA's Quiet Supersonic Plane Could Soon Take Flight

NASA's Quiet Supersonic Plane Could Soon Take Flight It has been more than a decade since the Concorde was retired from service, and since then no passenger aircraft has exceeded the speed of sound.The agency is close to testing its design for Quiet Supersonic Transport, or QueSST, which could lead to passenger jets that can again reach supersonic speeds.

US Navy Launches First Jet with Electromagnetic Catapult

US Navy Launches First Jet with Electromagnetic Catapult However, a new generation of ships are about to launch with the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS).It’s been tested with weights and unmanned drones, but for the first time, a real fighter jet has been launched by the EMALS system on the USS Gerald R.

Lucky travelers got to view the total eclipse from an airplane

Lucky travelers got to view the total eclipse from an airplane While millions of Americans were busy staking out prime eclipse-watching spots on the ground, a few lucky travelers were getting ready to view it from the air.The Alaska Airlines flight was scheduled to leave from Portland at 7:30 a.

GTA Online's latest update is all flying, crime, and Rockstar nostalgia

GTA Online's latest update is all flying, crime, and Rockstar nostalgia Pack your flight socks and sick bags in GTA Online, because the latest update is all about taking your criminal cargo to the skies.In June, the Gunrunning update added underground bunkers (and who hasn't wanted one of those now and again) and armored personnel carriers.