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To Infinity, and Beyond!

September 20, 2010

"Airplane Window View" by amiefedora. Some rights reserved.

Most of us try to come through with flying colors.  Airbus has announced that it hopes to do just the opposite by producing a transparent airplane.

The company reports that it would use “a special futuristic type of ceramic” to create a fuselage that offers “360 degree views of the world below.”  In addition, these transparent fuselages would make for lighter, more efficient aircraft.

It sounds like Q has abandoned James Bond for a job at Airbus.  It also seems lucrative to come up with a way of clearing cloud cover to guarantee passengers something to look at down below.

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