Boeing’s Sonic Cruiser Is Back

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Boeing came out with their Sonic Cruiser design almost a decade ago, but they killed it later on and shifted to the slower, but more fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner. Now it appears like a team of Boeing engineers is still working on the Sonic Cruiser project.

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FlyNano Electric Microlight Aircraft for Price of a Luxury Sedan

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Not even a luxury sedan, really. The FlyNano by aeronautical engineer Aki Suokas of Finland is said to ring in at a mere $39,000, making for one affordable rich man’s toy. This isn’t a remote control plane; it’s one that you actually sit in and fly.

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Suburban Air Vehicles connect pocket airports in your backyard?

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Flying is very useful for traveling over long distances, like across the country or the ocean, but getting to the airport can sometimes take just as long as the flight itself. A little competition being run by Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) seems to be rectifying that issue with what it calls pocket airports. These literally link neighborhoods in your own backyard.

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