Drone hits passenger jet in Canada, the first time it's happened

A passenger jet in Quebec City collided with a drone, the first incident of its kind in Canada and one that prompted a message from the Canadian government reiterating drone flying rules.

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A drone came uncomfortably close to a United Airlines jet landing at Newark

A drone was spotted flying close to a United Airlines passenger jet near Newark’s international airport on Sunday. It’s the latest in a string of incidents involving drone flights in restricted areas around airports

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/01/drone-came-uncomfortably-close-to-united-airlines-jet-landing-at-newark.html

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United Airlines PR debacle escalates as #UnitedJourney campaign hijacked on social media

United Airlines’ #UnitedJourney social media campaign is backfiring spectacularly after a passenger was violently dragged off a plane Sunday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/11/united-airlines-pr-debacle-escalates-as-unitedjourney-campaign-hijacked-on-social-media.html

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The hyperloop race heats up as one startup begins building a full-size passenger pod

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the construction of its first hyperloop passenger capsule, raising the stakes in the contest between HTT and Elon Musk’s Hyperloop One.

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Hyperloop passenger pods hurtle along a test track in California contest

The ultra-fast Hyperloop transportation system will need passenger pods if it’s ever to become a thing, and teams of student engineers are hoping to create the capsules. A contest over the weekend brought together the best of the bunch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/30/hyperloop-passenger-pods-hurtle-along-test-track-in-california-contest.html

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Drone that hit Heathrow plane may actually have been a plastic bag, official says

There was understandable alarm in the U.K. earlier in the week when a drone reportedly hit a passenger plane coming in to land at London’s Heathrow airport.

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Can commercial airlines do enough to protect passengers from missile attacks?

Every airline passenger is familiar with the security routine: take your shoes off, laptop goes in the plastic bin, remove all metal items from your pockets and place any liquids in a separate plastic bag and walk through that metal detector.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/20/protecting-airliners-from-missiles/

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