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Airbus wants its planes to sniff for coronavirus, chemicals, and bombs

May 5th, 2020

Airbus is developing a new system that can sniff out threats, including biological hazards. The system uses genetically engineered living cells to detect traces of various molecular compounds in the air.  The system will begin testing later this year, the company says. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. Airlines are struggling right now. It’s easy …

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New Airbus planes have sensors that track most of what you do, even in the bathroom

September 14th, 2019

The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, connected video doorbells, smart appliances and the like into their lives. Making ubiquitous connectivity and digitization an even more commonplace part of everyday existence. And now, thanks to aerospace giants like Airbus, …

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The world’s largest airliner is being pulled from production

February 14th, 2019

Bigger isn’t always better, at least when it comes to air travel. In an announcement that will surely be a bummer for fans of colossal airplanes, Airbus has revealed that its mighty A380 will be yanked from the production schedule amid lackluster sales and an air travel industry that increasingly favors smaller aircraft. The existing …

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This new Airbus jet gives you a view of the sky above

May 23rd, 2017

For the vast majority of air travelers, a jet is just a big metal tube that delivers you to your eventual destination, but for wealthy among us, a flight needs to be just as luxurious as every other aspect of their lives. Airbus just announced a new jet that will most definitely fit that bill, thanks in …

This new Airbus flying car concept is absolutely insane

March 9th, 2017

It’s been a couple of months since we heard from Airbus regarding its incredibly ambitious plan to make flying taxis a reality by the end of 2017. Well, the company just came out with a new video showing what it thinks is the future of driverless taxi services, and there’s truly no way to properly …

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Flying cars are real, and Airbus is making them this year

January 16th, 2017

If there’s one thing that the year 2000 and beyond really let us down on it’s the unfulfilled promise of flying cars. Sure, there are airplanes that can be driven on city streets, but they’re not exactly commonplace, and definitely not as impressive as what 80s sci-fi movies had led us to believe. Now Airbus, …

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This 3-D printed motorbike is absurdly light

May 20th, 2016

3-D printing has been used to make all sorts of products of increasing complexity, including rockets for spacecraft and engine components. But it’s not until you see an Airbus exec lifting this motorbike with one hand that the technology’s potential really starts to shine through. The oh-so-cleverly-named Light Rider is produced by Airbus subsidiary AP Works. It …