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Epic delays and flight cancellations: How the US airline industry can get back up to speed
If domestic airlines seem like they've been on the back foot this whole pandemic, it's because they have.
The Air Force is investing millions in what could be the next Concorde
Boom Supersonic is working on a passenger plane called Overture, but it will be a long time before it takes to the skies—if it ever does.
This experimental NASA plane will try to break the sound barrier—quietly
Here's the latest progress on the X-59 QueSST, an aircraft in development from the space agency and Lockheed Martin.
Aviation concerns have grounded a planned 5G expansion—again
Telecom companies have agreed to leave their 5G plans on pause due to continued FAA safety worries.
Our favorite science long reads of 2021
Our staff's top picks for stories are worth a first (or second) read.
Mojave, the new Predator drone, is built to navigate rugged terrain
The new flying machine can take off and land from shorter runways.
Why 5G has airlines so spooked
What to know about the expansion of next-gen wireless networks and why the FAA and air carriers are concerned about it.
The most compelling military tech stories from the land, air, and sea this year
Robot dogs, new fighter jets, ocean explorers, and much more.
The most high-flying aerospace innovations of 2021
A major airline turns to artificial intelligence for help, a drone that can refuel fighter jets, and more airborne innovations are the Best of What’s New.