Aviation
FAA considers letting drones fly over crowds  THE VERGE · 8 hours
The Federal Aviation Administration is considering loosening its restrictions and allowing drones to be flown over crowds. The proposals, which were first... more
Flaws in Amadeus’ airline booking system made it easy to change passenger records  TechCrunch · 10 hours
You might not know Amadeus by name, but hundreds of millions of travelers use it each year. Whether you’re traveling for work... more
Indonesian divers recover Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder  CBC · 1 day
Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java... more
Hybrid Air Vehicles will no longer use its ‘flying bum’ prototype airship  THE VERGE · 2 days
A couple of years ago, UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles captivated the world when it unveiled the Airlander 10, a lighter-than-air airship designed as an... more
How to turn on Airplane Mode on Apple Watch  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
With Series 3 or later Apple introduced LTE on the Apple Watch. While you’d likely use the feature... more
Boom Supersonic nabs $100M to build its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
One Denver-based startup’s long-shot bid to move today’s commercial jets beyond supersonic speeds just got a big injection of cash. Boom Supersonic, which is building and designing what... more
Before the Concorde, there was 'the Concordski' - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The Russian-built Tupolev Tu-144 beat the Concorde into the air by two months. But the supersonic plane would enjoy a far less successful career. more
DARPA seeks new materials architectures to cool hypersonic vehicles  nanowerk · 4 weeks
DARPA seeks designs for cooling super-hot leading edges that rip through the air at more than five times the speed of sound. more
The Soviet TU-144 vs. the British-French Concorde video - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The TU-144 might have been the first jet airliner to go supersonic, but the Concorde's superior design kept it flying for decades. more
Bloodhound 1,000 mph SSC project gets a jump-start - Roadshow  CNET · 4 weeks
The owner of a turbocharger company gives the supersonic car the boost it needed. more
Bloodhound supersonic car project saved  BBC · 4 weeks
The supersonic vehicle could still race at 1,000mph after an entrepreneur bought the business. more
Mexican Passenger Jet Damaged in Possible Midair Drone Hit  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
"The exact cause is still being investigated," Aeromexico said in a statement. "The aircraft landed normally and the passengers' safety was never compromised." more
Xiaomi Mi Polarised Wayfarer, Mi Polarised Aviator Launched in India via Crowdfunding  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
While the Mi Polarised Wayfarer sunglasses are available under crowdfunding with a goal of 800 units at Rs. 699, the Mi Aviators come with... more
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