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Take to the virtual skies with these free flight simulators

Take to the virtual skies with these free flight simulators A built-in flight simulator that lets users take control of either a Cirrus SR22 propeller plane or an F-16 Viper.Perusing the globe (or solar system) in GEFS is a little more immersive than scrolling around with your mouse and keyboard.

Backpackable brute: DJI's tiny but mighty Mavic Pro makes no sacrifices

Backpackable brute: DJI's tiny but mighty Mavic Pro makes no sacrifices This, along with the super compact controller, make the Mavic one of hte most portable drones we’ve ever encountered.The company recently unveiled its own FPV goggles, which will be compatible with the Mavic Pro when they’re released.

This $250,000 flight suit will turn you into a real life Iron Man

This $250,000 flight suit will turn you into a real life Iron Man -based startup Gravity, which launched at the end of last week, is set to offer intrepid customers the chance to buy their own flight suit; giving wealthy owners the opportunity to joyfully soar over us lowly peasants as we trudge to work the boring, old-fashioned way.“It is a system that employs six micro-gas turbines to augment the human form, such that the pilot can then achieve vertical takeoff and full flight maneuverability,” inventor and co-founder Richard Browning told Digital Trends.

Airline crew casually help woman deliver a baby 42,000 feet in the air

Airline crew casually help woman deliver a baby 42,000 feet in the air Pushing a baby out of you is difficult at the best of times (we imagine), but doing so thousands of feet above the ground is just not ideal.Thankfully, for a 28-weeks-pregnant woman named Nafi Diaby, though, the crew of Turkish Airlines flight TK538 from the Guinean capital of Conarky were on hand to save the day.

United finally issues an apology that sounds like an apology

United finally issues an apology that sounds like an apology In a short statement issued Tuesday, CEO Oscar Munoz acknowledged that the incident was "horrific" and provoked "outrage, anger, disappointment.That choice of language didn't go down too well online.

This story about a pilot looking after a baby is simply adorable

This story about a pilot looking after a baby is simply adorable Looking after one baby onboard a flight must be hectic enough, but two children and two babies must be damn near impossible.Luckily, the mother who recently boarded a Finnair flight with her four children had a helping hand.

New United Airlines Movie

New United Airlines Movie Bacon Pancakes in various languages 23 hrs agoi guess kirito didnt thought it was funny 22 hrs agoShooting yourself in the foot 20 hrs agoIs there another way to play the game though?18 hrs agoThree shells?

World’s first electric VTOL personal jet takes flight in skies over Germany

World’s first electric VTOL personal jet takes flight in skies over Germany German startup Lilium Aviation says it has completed test flights on the world’s first electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) jet at a private airfield in Bavaria.Powered by 36 electric engines, the jet maneuvers using twelve flaps along its wings.

Zerotech Dobby drone set to get 4K big brother with longer flights this summer

Zerotech Dobby drone set to get 4K big brother with longer flights this summer The company behind the Dobby pocket drone will be launching an advanced folding drone later this year, after dropping the price on its original small selfie drone.On Monday, April 24, Zerotech teased for a summer launch of the new Hesper Advanced Pocket Drone.

Gaze with jealousy upon the comfy sleep pods used by long-haul flight crews

Gaze with jealousy upon the comfy sleep pods used by long-haul flight crews Long-haul flights can be a pain at best, creating all sorts of weird sweating and mysterious aches for us mere mortals in economy.Except the flight attendants of course, who somehow manage to look preened and polished hours into a flight.

Delta threatens parents with jail for trying to use a seat they bought

Delta threatens parents with jail for trying to use a seat they bought They bought three tickets, likely thinking the youngsters would sit on the laps of the other three during the flight.The Schears bought the seat, though, and figured it wouldn't be a problem to set up a safety seat for one of their infants.

Russian Company Is Selling Mods to Bypass DJI Drone Safety Features

Russian Company Is Selling Mods to Bypass DJI Drone Safety Features After a series of stern warnings from government regulators, DJI was forced to put safety measures in place on its drone aircraft.Now, a Russian company, ironically called CopterSafe, is allowing drone owners to bypass these restrictions.

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.

United accidentally puts rapper and his dog on separate flights

United accidentally puts rapper and his dog on separate flights 2017 has been ruff for United Airlines and things don't seem to be improving.As CNN reports, the rapper and his dog were traveling from Missouri to Burbank, California earlier that day.

No, a fart didn't cause an American Airlines flight to evacuate all its passengers

No, a fart didn't cause an American Airlines flight to evacuate all its passengers In today's "Not The Onion" news, an American Airlines flight supposedly had to evacuate all its passengers after a person "passed gas," causing violent episodes of nausea and headaches.The incident allegedly started when passengers on the flight "became ill with nausea and headaches" spurred by a foul-smelling odor in the cabin.

Delta's new program will let you use your fingerprint to board your plane. But there's a catch.

Delta's new program will let you use your fingerprint to board your plane. But there's a catch. The final phase of Delta’s DCA biometric boarding pass test, coming this summer, will allow Members to also use their fingerprints to check a bag.If you aren't a part of both of those things, then you have to stick to using traditional boarding passes.