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Watch jetpack pilot Vince Reffet set a new altitude record in Dubai

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Jetman Dubai's latest aeronautical achievement in a jet-powered wingsuit. The team says it's reached a major milestone with its Iron Man-like jet suit, flying
Missile warfare is a growing threat to civilian airliners

Missile warfare is a growing threat to civilian airliners

Air defense systems may be as dangerous to civilians as the missiles they are intended to intercept.

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet is cleared for final assembly

NASA's experimental X-59 jet, which could make supersonic commercial travel a reality, has been cleared for final assembly. The X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft, designed by Lockheed

Garmin's new nav system can emergency land small planes

Flying in a small plane is thrilling (and at least slightly terrifying) when things go as planned. It's another story when the pilot of the small plane is, for whatever reason, suddenly unable to fly
Your Very Own Harrier Jet: This Jet Will Go Down In History As One Of The All Time Great Classic British Aircraft

Your Very Own Harrier Jet: This Jet Will Go Down In History As One Of The All Time Great Classic British Aircraft

The Harrier Jet, originally developed in the 1960s, is most known for its vertical takeoff and landing ability. It’s a...
NRA Funded Private Jet Rides For Wayne LaPierre’s Family Members

NRA Funded Private Jet Rides For Wayne LaPierre’s Family Members

NRA Executive Wayne LaPierre treated his niece and her daughter to private jet rides — on his organization’s dime. According...
You don’t need a Costco membership to buy Kirkland products online

You don’t need a Costco membership to buy Kirkland products online

Whether they're worth the typical markup is another question.

Walmart announces it will fully integrate Jet’s teams, but Jet will remain a standalone brand

Three years after acquiring Jet for $3 billion, Walmart announced today that it is now more fully integrating Jet’s teams into Walmart. Jet will continue to operate as a standalone brand, mainly in
Alexander Wang's Latest Runway Beauty Look Featured 'Bull-Whip' Ponytails, Cornrows and Wet-Looking Hair

Alexander Wang's Latest Runway Beauty Look Featured 'Bull-Whip' Ponytails, Cornrows and Wet-Looking Hair

On Friday, Alexander Wang took to Midtown Manhattan — specifically, the plaza at Rockefeller Center — to stage his Collection 1 2020 runway show. It marked the second time the designer made his
087 | Stormy Weather

087 | Stormy Weather

Today's tour through the Cabinet will introduce you to a pair of tales that began life a bit over our heads. And to be honest, they're still a bit of a mystery today.
What will happen to Boeing now?

What will happen to Boeing now?

The two deadly 737 Max accidents in five months could pop a global bubble in aviation and usher in a rough season for the world's leading airplane manufacturer.
The global satellite network that convinced the FAA to ground Boeing’s 737 Max

The global satellite network that convinced the FAA to ground Boeing’s 737 Max

Space surveillance gave the FAA the evidence it needed to follow the world and ground the planes.

NASA unveils stunning images of merging supersonic shockwaves

NASA has developed a new imaging technique that let them capture, for the first time, the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic jets. They were taken by a new, high-speed camera system
The Best Places to Buy Houseplants Online

The Best Places to Buy Houseplants Online

A few days ago, I asked a friend if he wanted to go halfsies on the purchase of 20 tiny succulents; ten for each of us. He declined, claiming that being responsible for that many new plants—in
Blue Apron hopes lower-cost meal kits, now on Jet in NYC, will help save its business

Blue Apron hopes lower-cost meal kits, now on Jet in NYC, will help save its business

Blue Apron is introducing a lower-cost version of its meal kits, initially only for Jet.com shoppers in the greater New York City metro area. The new kits, called “Knick Knacks,” still require
Limo-Jet: The World’s First Private Jet Converted Into A Luxury Limousine

Limo-Jet: The World’s First Private Jet Converted Into A Luxury Limousine

Some fancy folks like to be chauffered in a limousine. Others with even more cash opt to travel in high...
Boeing is an absolute plane factory

Boeing is an absolute plane factory

Boeing reported a record-breaking 2018, with revenues of more than $100 billion and a spicy 11.9% profit margin. It’s easy to explain why: They made…
NASA made airliners safer by blowing one up in 1984

NASA made airliners safer by blowing one up in 1984

It’s an experiment that an eight-year-old aviation fanatic might concoct: What if we crammed a remote-controlled jetliner with special fuel and crashed it into the…
Boeing advises India’s airlines to pursue profit over growth

Boeing advises India’s airlines to pursue profit over growth

The world’s largest aircraft maker has a message for bleeding Indian airliners: forget growth, seek profitability. “Double-digit growth, coupled with losses, is what I am…