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The world's strangest-looking airplane turns 20

The world's strangest-looking airplane turns 20

This aging cargo work whale makes more than 60 flights each week, carrying parts for all of the Airbus programs
2014: The year ahead in air travel

2014: The year ahead in air travel

Seats will get smaller, fees will get higher and company rivalries will get more heated
The airplane of the future

The airplane of the future

How water lilies, slime molds and bird bones could help create the airplanes of tomorrow
'Zero-G' flights now cheap enough for the public

'Zero-G' flights now cheap enough for the public

Open to the public, seats on Novespace's "zero-gravity" flights cost a relatively reasonable $7,932.
Why Airbus will dominate the Paris Air Show

Why Airbus will dominate the Paris Air Show

Intense ambition and competition get ratcheted up this week at the world's biggest aviation event
Future of flight: Shape-shifting engines and body-heat power

Future of flight: Shape-shifting engines and body-heat power

Future planes could run on batteries, body heat and cow manure, if these ideas from engineers, Airbus and UNESCO come to fruition
Airbus sends first A350 XWB into the sky

Airbus sends first A350 XWB into the sky

Super-efficient plane designed to go head-to-head with rival Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and 777s
Airbus rolls out new wide-body plane

Airbus rolls out new wide-body plane

Painters hard at work on A350 XWB for aircraft's debut
Dreamliner, A380: Cutting-edge headaches?

Dreamliner, A380: Cutting-edge headaches?

"Teething problems" are part and parcel of groundbreaking technology, reports CNN's Jim Boulden
Boeing to overtake Airbus jet deliveries

Boeing to overtake Airbus jet deliveries

The U.S. manufacturer is cranking up production of its 787 Dreamliner after years of delay
Superjumbo on the streets of tiny French village

Superjumbo on the streets of tiny French village

Every two weeks a nocturnal procession of huge A380 parts make their way to the Airbus assembly line
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