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A Wreck of an Airplane

The C-47 Skytrain banked sharply left and the runway came into view, a slash in the thick evergreens. Cresting the top of the ridge, the pilot pulled the power back on the twin engines and set the flaps at twen... Read More...

Solar-Powered Plane Makes Maiden Flight

A plane fitted with thousands of solar cells made its maiden flight on Monday, June 2, 2014. The plane named Solar Impulse 2 is scheduled to attempt the first round-the-world solar flight in 2015. This first... Read More...