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Robot airplane flies by itself and maneuvers without GPS

MIT’s Robust Robotics Group, led by professor Nick Roy, shows an autonomous robotic airplane that’s able to dodge pillars in a parking garage.

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Boeing unveils a new private jet geared for luxurious long-haul flights

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Spanning 9,000 nautical miles over 12 states, the 787’s impressive route spells out “787” and the Boeing logo like a giant Etch A Sketch in the  sky. The next-generation commercial airplane took off on February 9 at  1:33 p.m. from Boeing’s airfield in Washington state, and landed this  morning at 8:45 a.m.

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Spanning 9,000 nautical miles over 12 states, the 787’s impressive route spells out “787” and the Boeing logo like a giant Etch A Sketch in the sky. The next-generation commercial airplane took off on February 9 at 1:33 p.m. from Boeing’s airfield in Washington state, and landed this morning at 8:45 a.m.

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