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You Don’t Have To Register This Drone With The FAA

The palm-sized ONAGOfly is an affordable GPS-enabled drone that automatically takes photos using smile and obstacle recognition technology. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) normally requires registration for unmanned aircraft systems. Nearly 300,000 drone owners have registered since the government introduced this rule in early January. But, this bite-sized flying camera is so small (0.3 lbs) […]

Uber To Partner With Airbus For Helicopter Rides

Uber has found an unlikely partner for its on-demand services in Airbus, the company announced, with the aerospace giant providing helicopters for a pilot project. As part of a new Silicon Valley-based initiative, Airbus has established a partnership with Uber was part of an experiment that would allow Uber users to hail copters, as well […]

45K+ Register Drones With FAA In 2 Days

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) drone registry went online on Monday. As the agency announced this morning, more than 45,000 people have now used the online service to register their drones. If you own a drone (or really any model aircraft) that weighs between 0.55 pounds and 55 pounds, you now have to register […]

New Concorde-Style Supersonic Jet

Supersonic Concorde-style air travel could be set to make a comeback, courtesy of a new jet that can fly from London to New York in under three hours. The Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet, built by Spike Aerospace, also boasts a unique design where the entire interior of the cabin wall is a giant screen that […]

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Skydive With NO Parachute Stunt and SURVIVES!

A STUNTMAN: Gary Connery, 42, from Oxfordshire, England has made aviation history by becoming the first skydiver to land without using a parachute. He leapt from a helicopter 2,400ft from a helicopter while wearing a specially made “wing suit” and swooped towards a “runway” of 18,600 cardboard boxes in an Oxfordshire field above Henley-on-Thames in […]

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