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  • What is the thickness of a commercial aircraft windshield?

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  • Maiden Flight for Aquila, Facebook’s solar-powered drone

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  • Drones for Airbus Pre-delivery Inspection

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  • Bell Helicopter brings out the big guns: The V-280 Valor

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  • All the best pictures from the Bastille Day Fly-By

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  • Aboard Swiss’ First CS100 Commercial Flight

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  • Meg Ryan’s fear of flying in French Kiss

    Catch up time: the opening scene of French Kiss by Lawrence Kasdan, which was released in 1995, is set in a plane. On board, Meg Ryan alias Kate, a history teacher living in Toronto, is having a panic attack from her fear of flying. Watch the clip. Read the article.

  • Iskra Model Airplane Demo Flight

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