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A Delta Air Lines Boeing 717-200.

I flew on one of Delta’s Boeing 717 jets for just over an hour — and it’s now my favorite plane

The Boeing 717 is a slightly offbeat aircraft that went out of production in 2006. Boeing chalked it up as a failure, a result of absorbing some McDonnell Douglas planes when it acquired the planemaker in the mid-1990s.

Elon Musk says he has big ideas for an electric plane, but that it ‘isn’t necessary right now’

Elon Musk has big ideas for an electric plane. Fortunately for the planet, Musk's more interested in sustainable energy than electric planes.
Elon Musk at a SpaceX competition for Hyperloop pods in August 2017.

Elon Musk used to fly ‘a Russian fighter jet’ while founding SpaceX and Tesla and raising his kids

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, used to fly a high-performance military jet the early days of SpaceX and Tesla. He flew his Aero L-39 Albatros, which Russian military fighter jet pilots train in, upside-down and at "tree top level" over mountains.
The new Airbus Beluga XL.

Airbus introduced a massive new cargo plane that looks like a whale and will play a key role in the company’s future

The Airbus BelugaXL cargo plane is based on the Airbus A330-200 airliner. It's designed to transport large sections of Airbus planes to the company's assembly plants in France and Germany.
This should be standard on all flights.

A little-known airline has a genius solution to the biggest annoyance with sleeping on planes

Falling asleep on airplanes is hard. It's even harder when you are worried about missing your one meal of the flight. Air Astana, a little-known airline based out of Kazakhstan, has a genius solution to the problem.

There could be a scientific reason for why you cry more on planes

A lot of people admit to feeling more emotional and even crying while on a flight — and there could be some scientific reasons behind why this happens.
US Air Force C32 A, the military version of a Boeing 757-200.

A Boeing 757 was hacked and now DHS is worried more planes could be at risk

A Department of Homeland Security official admitted that the agency was able to remotely hack into a Boeing 757 during a test.
An illustration of SpaceX's and Elon Musk's "Big F---ing Rocket" system launching toward space.

Elon Musk wants to fly people from LA to New York in 25 minutes in a giant spaceship — but it could be a ‘vomit comet’

Elon Musk wants to fly people around on Earth in under an hour using SpaceX's "Big F---ing Rocket," but an astronaut says it wouldn't be for the faint of heart.