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Passenger Snaps Photo of Fuel Pouring Out of a Dreamliner's Wing

If Boeing was looking to 2014 as a fresh start for their constantly malfunctioning Dreamliner, that particular dream is almost certainly crushed by now. In addition to one of the plane's batteries malfunctioning (again) just a few days ago, a Norwegian's Airlines flight was cancelled on Monday after a passenger noticed that fuel was pouring from a valve on the plane's wing. Read More >>

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A Timelapse of a Massive Turbofan's Blades Being Installed by Hand

GE's monster, GEnx turbofan is a marvel of modern tech that completely changed conventional turbofan design. But just because it creates a massive amount of pressure by actually containing burning air and fuel in the combustor itself doesn't mean its not still a labour of love. As you can see in GE's timelapse above, each massive, efficient blade is lovingly installed by hand. Read More >>

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25 Bizarre Aircraft That Don't Look Like They Should Fly

Aerospace engineers have come up with some revolutionary forward-thinking amazing straight-up insane designs. Sometimes these dreams never make it off the drawing board, but sometimes—some wonderful times—they become real. And when these alien bodies lift off into the firmament, it's like watching a spaceship transporting the human race directly into the future. Check these amazing planes out: Read More >>

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