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FlightGear and the future of air travel

When we think of flight, we think about airplanes.But we’re really only seeing the beginning of what’s coming.FlightGear, a new flight-simulation software program from FlightGear Labs, aims to let users simulate an aircraft’s flight path, take off, land, and even dive in air.The program can simulate the flight path of a 737 with a wingspan

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‘Jointly owned’: Airplanes have joint ownership of a new project

The Air Force is looking for ideas for a joint-ownership project for a newly built $400 million aircraft hangar at the Air Force Academy.The project would bring an additional 1,200 employees to the academy, which has a population of 2,600, said Lt.Gen. Daniel Fienberg, chief of the academy’s Air Force Air and Space Center.The academy,

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Obama says ‘it’s not over’ for climate change

A former president has offered a stark message to the climate change deniers: It’s not going to be over.Speaking with MSNBC on Friday, President Barack Obama said that the United States still has a role to play.In his first public remarks since his first inauguration, the president urged Republicans to focus on the economy and