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Road trips and domestic travel have largely superseded flying and international travel.This Tiny Electric Car Is Selling Like Hot Cakes in China|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|October 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
Mention drones and Amazon in the same breath, and most people will immediately think of the company’s grand plans for aerial delivery or maybe ill-advised late-night internet purchases involving the latest consumer flying machines.Amazon’s home security drone may actually be less creepy than a regular camera|Stan Horaczek|September 26, 2020|Popular Science
Believe me, we would be seeing super-spreading events if flying wasn’t safe.The Importance of Face Masks and the Tragedy of Downplaying Them - Issue 90: Something Green|Kevin Berger|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
The International Air Transport Association has warned that long-distance flying will take years to return to 2019 levels and has urged countries to unify travel rules to speed the comeback.Airport COVID testing hubs and new travel corridors are part of a plan to revive U.S.-Europe air travel|Bernhard Warner|August 19, 2020|Fortune
It was clear in Rachel Daly’s brace and goal-line save, in Shea Groom’s superhero-like, flying header or her back-heel assist on Kristie Mewis’s goal against the Utah Royals.
That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.
The copilot on Flight 8501 was Remi Emmanuel Piesel, 46, who despite his age had just 2,275 hours of flying experience.
Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.
The “pilot flying” was more probably the far less experienced copilot.
One report has the AirAsia Airbus flying at a speed very close to what would trigger a low speed stall.
I asked him to tell me how he produced a certain effect he makes in his arrangement of the ballad in Wagner's Flying Dutchman.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
These Eskimos were very fond of kite-flying, for its own sake, without reference to utility!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
I've seen just enough of flying fishes to hanker after Mandalay, just enough of Spaniards to long for a sight of Spain.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The graceful flying-fish, like a fair white bird, goes glancing above the blue magnificence of the tropical seas.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford