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The First Airbus Electric Plane Is Becoming a Commercial Reality in 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: Airbus, electric, plane, E-Fan, technology.aircraft, Bleriot, channel, flight )

Roger
- 1289 days ago - airbusgroup.com
It flew over the Channel on July 10th 2015 and with over 100 test flights it will be in production next year...
A Solar Powered Plane Will Attempt To Fly Around The World Next Month - Business Insider
Science & Tech  (tags: solar, plane, flight, Around the world )

Kathryn
- 1553 days ago - businessinsider.com
On its five-month journey of 35,000 km (22,000 miles), the engines will be powered only by solar energy. The two Swiss pilots will take turns at the controls in the tiny cabin for five consecutive days and nights in the air.
More Efficient Flight in Formation
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, concept, design, flight, geese, science, research, performance, technology, aircraft )

Michael
- 1913 days ago - ecogeek.org
Many people are very familiar with the V formation used by migrating flocks of birds, and scientists have determined that this is an efficient mode of travel which helps the birds conserve energy, especially on long migratory journeys.
Long Before Birds, Dinosaur Brains Wired for Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, science, study, birds, flight, tyrannosaurs, brains )

Giana
- 2090 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Some nonavian dinosaurs, including carnivorous tyrannosaurs, may have had brains that were hardwired for flight long before even the earliest known birds started flapping their wings, a new study finds.
Heavier Dino Arms Led Evolution To Birds
Science & Tech  (tags: paleontology, research, dinosaurs, origin, flight, birds, evolution )

Giana
- 2188 days ago - news.discovery.com
Many dinosaurs, like T. rex, had scrawny arms, but paleontologists have discovered that as dinosaurs gradually evolved bigger arms, they began to stand and move more like birds.
Birds May Have Flown Like Four-Winged Kittyhawk
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, science, study, birds, flight )

Giana
- 2227 days ago - news.discovery.com
The world's first birds all had four wings -- not two -- and flew with a similar construction to the Wright Brothers' Kitty Hawk plane.
Dinosaur the Size of a Giraffe Could Fly Across Continents
Science & Tech  (tags: flight, dinosaurs, Pterosaurs, extinct )

DC
- 3072 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A dinosaur the size of a giraffe was capable of launching itself into the air and flying for thousands of miles, scientists have discovered.
John Lear - 911 Remote Controlled Planes & No Plane   video
Science & Tech  (tags: lear, project camelot, flight, 911, clacking, credible, 767, wolrd trade center, nasa, science, scientists, research, performance, investigation, NIST, engine, passport )

Gregory
- 3786 days ago - youtube.com
According to Lear; Flight 11 and 77 did not even exist. There is no record of their takeoff. Bureau of Transportation statistics has no record of those flights. Flight 93 (shanksville) - there was no airplane wreckage. 767 hit was impossible.
Fossil Feathers Reveal Their Hues
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, ornithology, avian species, extinct species, feathers, feather colour, genetics, feather structure, flight, birds )

IE
- 3938 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The complex coloured plumage of extinct birds which once soared over the heads of dinosaurs could soon be revealed
   

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