Unmanned Passenger Flight Crashes

Public Domain image by George Johnson. Available at http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b9/Plane_crash.jpg

A test flight of an unmanned American Airlines drone crashed last night while flying over Las Vegas. The flight was originally going to carry 21 passengers, but all of them cancelled at the last minute due to supposedly coincidental schedule conflicts.1 At the time of the crash, air traffic controllers were trying to dissuade the […]

A New Way to Reserve Your Parking Space

Have you ever, when running late for an appointment, wished that there was some way you could make sure that a parking space was ready when you arrived at your destination? Have you ever, in moments of frustration, idly daydreamed about moving parked cars out of your space with a forklift? Frustration Free, Inc. has […]

American Airlines to Begin Flying Passenger Drones

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Unmanned Passenger Flights Scheduled to Begin in August! After receiving permission from the FAA in May, American Airlines announced yesterday that they will begin flying unmanned passenger planes. During flight, the planes will be controlled by a sophisticated artificial intelligence, with a human operator on call in case of emergency. The FAA requires takeoff and […]

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