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Lib Harasses Trump Supporter on Plane

Lib Harasses Trump Supporter on Plane l , Ill ScottJust had the craziest experience ever on an airplane:I' m boarding my flight from Baltimore to Seattle and approach my seat.I hadan upgraded seat that I paid a little extra tor because of the long 6 hour flight.

New 'world's longest flight' travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there

New 'world's longest flight' travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there Long-distance travel is an ordeal at the best of times, so you can imagine the world's longest commercial non-stop flight ain't for the faint-hearted.The trip covered a distance of 14,535 kilometres (9,032 miles), eclipsing a record previously held by rival Emirates.

The key, often-overlooked argument against reclining your seat on a plane

The key, often-overlooked argument against reclining your seat on a plane I'm a 6'2'', 240-pound guy with long legs.I've gotten my fair share of angry looks for this, and I've responded with smiles and shrugs.

These outrageously awesome Lego machines will knock your block off

These outrageously awesome Lego machines will knock your block off More: Lego looks to get kids interested in coding with the new Lego Boost In 1999, Lego introduced Mindstorms, a line of software-laden robotics toys that allowed the bold to create programmable machines using Lego products.Since then, the range of mechanical and electronic parts has grown enormously, and today, Lego Robotics teams are commonplace in schools.

How to use Airplane Mode on your iPhone or Android smartphone

How to use Airplane Mode on your iPhone or Android smartphone For example, if you’re seeing temporary drops in your cellular connection, toggling Airplane mode on and off can sometimes reconnect your device to the internet.More: Cut down on your phone bill: How to reduce your data usage on Android or iOS The most important thing to understand is that Airplane mode will turn off connections on your device, including Wi-Fi, cellular data, and Bluetooth.

Emirates already tweeted a joke about the electronics ban

Emirates already tweeted a joke about the electronics ban officials have banned passengers from bringing electronics on board from certain Middle Eastern and African airports into the U.In an 18-second Twitter video posted Tuesday morning they asked, "Who needs tablets and laptops anyway?

Foiled Exploding iPad Plot Inspired US, UK Laptop Ban on Planes

Foiled Exploding iPad Plot Inspired US, UK Laptop Ban on Planes The recent US-UK ban of electronic devices on flights from certain countries was inspired by an alleged plot involving explosives hidden in a fake iPad.The TSA now prohibits electronic devices larger than a cell phone onboard flights out of 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa.

This startup wants hybrid planes in the air by the 2020s

This startup wants hybrid planes in the air by the 2020s The future of American domestic flight could be electric — or, at the very least, a hybrid.Aviation startup Zunum Aero emerged from stealth mode and announced a bold plan to bring hybrid-electric plane travel to the United States on a large scale.

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.

Disturbing video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight

Disturbing video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight Tyler Bridges, another passenger on the plane, live-tweeted the incident and recorded a video of the passenger being removed.The video shows the passenger yelling, struggling, and then finally being dragged down the aisle.

Finally, some good airline news: The FCC won't let people talk on cellphones during flights

Finally, some good airline news: The FCC won't let people talk on cellphones during flights Thankfully, that tragedy has been narrowly averted—the only loud conversations you'll be forcibly subjected to are the ones involving "re-accommodating" passengers.Imagine a world where sitting in a plane's "no-call section" was a premium add-on.

Malaysia Airlines becomes first airline to track fleet with satellites

Malaysia Airlines becomes first airline to track fleet with satellites Malaysia Airlines, whose MH370 airplane vanished with 239 people onboard three years ago, has become the first airline to track its fleet of planes via satellite.The airline signed an agreement with aerospace companies Aireon, Sitaonair and FlightAware, that will enable it to monitor its aircrafts in real time, anywhere across the world.

Horrific Washington state airplane crash captured by dash cam

Horrific Washington state airplane crash captured by dash cam A single engine airplane essentially dropped from the sky along the Mukilteo Speedway in the state of Washington on Tuesday.Fortunately, the Seattle Times reports that there were no series injuries.