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First Zero-Gravity Wedding

Leave it to New Yorkers to one up the rest of America. Noah Fulmore and Erin Finnegan dropped more than $16,000 on a wedding in a zero-G plane. A 90 minute ride full of dives and twists allowed the happy couple to say “I do” entirely upside down. Too cool. Link

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Send Your Loved One Some Plane Mail

Forgot to send your nephew his Christmas present for this year? Quickly order one of these Plane Mail postcards to send him and quickly place the blame on the US Postal Service. These postcards are made out of wood and pop out into an easy-to-assemble balsa wood glider. Just like the old days! The best part is that you can ...

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Aviation Innovation: Getting Higher Than Ever Before

Powering jet planes with eco-friendly biofuels such as algae has been done before and yet, I’m still being charged an arm and a leg by the airline companies who are still stuck in the past, burning up high emission jet fuels. Deep down in my heart I have always known that marijuana is not only a powerful medicine, but that ...

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For The Kids: S.O.S. Sinking Bowl

I suppose kids would generally enjoy this more than adults but I sure as hell love the idea that this bowl is running with. The S.O.S. bowl features half of a plane or ship molded to the bottom of the bowl so that when you pour your cereal or soup in, it gives off the illusion of a sinking ship. ...

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Full-flight Simulators For Rich Rookie Pilots

I know a lot of you out there are nuts about flying. It’s an expensive hobby, but someone’s got to do it. How else would I be able to get to Bangladesh? If you’re crazy about flying and I mean straight loony about it, then you won’t be afraid to learn how to fly all by yourself. Just kidding. No ...

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You’ve Seen The Dark Knight, How About The White Knight?

Remember the Virgin Galactic Mothership Hunter posted about over the weekend? Well, Designer Burt Rhutan of Scaled Composites and Sir Richard Branson, chairman of Virgin, have unveiled the latest in aviation technology and the world?s largest all carbon composite aircraft, the White Knight 2. It’s capable of reaching heights as great as 50,000 feet and specifies in training pilots for ...

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Tie the Knot in Space

A Japanese wedding planning company has teamed up with space transportation provider Rocketplane Kistler Japan. Using half-airplane, half-space shuttle transportation, they plan on hosting weddings aboard a one hour space flight that reach altitudes above 62 miles. They’re charging a little over two million dollars for such an affair but are kind enough to include a photo and video album, ...

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Fusion Man Flies Around on Rocket-Powered Wings

What does an ex-fighter pilot do for thrills and kicks when he’s done shooting down krauts? He builds a unique rocket-powered flying machine, takes some opium and calls himself Fusion Man. Such is the life of 48-year-old Yves Rossy, the man behind the wings of his real-life Iron Man suit. Rossy is able to achieve speeds of 186 mph and ...

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