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Photos reveal how much flying has changed since its ‘Golden Age’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Commercial air travel has come a long way since the “Golden Age of Travel” — an era marked by glamour, gourmet food and dapper passengers.   While complaints about smaller seats and expensive tickets are rife today, a look into......

Goldman Sachs bankers are using flying drones to help clinch billion-dollar M&A deals

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Richard Newstead | Moment | Getty Images Drones have arrived on Wall Street. Goldman Sachs, the world’s top mergers advisor, is among investment banks using drone technology to give its clients a bird’s-eye view of the companies they are bidding......

German start-up Lilium snags Orlando deal to launch U.S. hub for flying taxis

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Lilium’s five-seater air taxi can be seen flying over an airfield in southern Germany in new footage released by the firm. Lilium German aviation start-up Lilium on Wednesday signed a deal with the city of Orlando, Florida, to launch the......

Only One Factory in North America Still Makes Washboards, and They Are Flying Off of Shelves

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Since Covid-19 broke out in the United States this spring, one unlikely item has seen a spike in sales: washboards. For the uninitiated, washboards are used to clean laundry, and typically have a wooden frame surrounding a rippled metal surface. You soak clothes in soapy water, then rub them against......

FAA chief upbeat after flying the Boeing 737 Max, reiterates no firm timeline on approvals

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Steve Dickson, sitting inside the flight deck of a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, conducts a pre-flight check ahead of an evaluation flight from Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, September 30, 2020. Mike Siegel | Pool......

Barry Sternlicht sees a ‘significant correction in high flying stocks’ with a Democratic sweep

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group Chairman and CEO, speaking during the 2020 Delivering Alpha conference on Sept. 30th, 2020. CNBC Starwood’s Barry Sternlicht said Wednesday he expects high flying technology stocks to fall from their heights if Joe Biden wins the......

Chinese electric car start-up Xpeng shows off new flying vehicle 

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Electric vehicle start-up Xpeng unveiled its first generation prototype for a flying vehicle at the Beijing Auto Show on Sept. 26, 2020. Evelyn Cheng BEIJING — Alibaba-backed Xpeng is putting money into flying car technology as part of the company’s......

Amazon’s newest Ring device is a flying security camera drone

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon’s flying security drone. Amazon Amazon is launching a new Ring security camera that’s fixed on top of a flying drone.  Called the Ring Always Home Cam, it’s an autonomous indoor security camera that can fly inside your home and record......

This Colorized 1902 Footage Allows You To Ride Through A German Town On ‘The Flying Train’

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Fasten your seat belt, sit back, and enjoy the crisp ride on a suspended railway from back in 1902. You heard me right. The surprisingly clear footage was made 118 years ago in the Barmen-Elberfeld area in Germany, today known as Wuppertal. But thanks to the proprietary 68 mm film,......

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