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Business As Usual For Illegal Remittance Centre Despite Bank Negara Raid

Business As Usual For Illegal Remittance Centre Despite Bank Negara Raid

SENAWANG: It looks...

Melaka Congratulates Century Sprint Champ Khairul Hafiz; Considers Giving State Reward

Melaka Congratulates Century Sprint Champ Khairul Hafiz; Considers Giving State Reward

MELAKA: The state ...

Netizens Vent Anger On Senseless Death Of Teenage Girl On Road Rage

Netizens Vent Anger On Senseless Death Of Teenage Girl On Road Rage

KUALA LUMPUR: The ...

Discover The Untold Stories Of Merdeka At Carcosa Seri Negara

Discover The Untold Stories Of Merdeka At Carcosa Seri Negara

KUALA LUMPUR: Unto...

Youth Charged With Trafficking In 198.45kg Of Cannabis

Youth Charged With Trafficking In 198.45kg Of Cannabis

JITRA: A 22-year-o...

Teens Live Life On The Edge At Riversound Residence - Literally

Teens Live Life On The Edge At Riversound Residence - Literally

Stomp contributor ...

Woman In China Strips Naked After Meeting Ex-Husband Who Claimed He Paid For All Her Clothes

Woman In China Strips Naked After Meeting Ex-Husband Who Claimed He Paid For All Her Clothes

A dispute at a mal...

Guinea: Several Buried Alive In Rubbish Dump Collapse

Guinea: Several Buried Alive In Rubbish Dump Collapse

At least eight peo...

UNICEF: Boko Haram Use Of Child Bombers Soars

UNICEF: Boko Haram Use Of Child Bombers Soars

The number of chil...

US Sanctions Target Chinese, Russians Over North Korea

US Sanctions Target Chinese, Russians Over North Korea

The United States ...

Intra-ASEAN Trade Highlighted To Mark ASEAN 50th Anniversary

Intra-ASEAN Trade Highlighted To Mark ASEAN 50th Anniversary

BANGKOK -- A two-d...

MCMC, Indian Telecom Regulator Sign Cooperation Agreement

MCMC, Indian Telecom Regulator Sign Cooperation Agreement

NEW DELHI: The Mal...

Qatar Airways Launches Flights To Prague

Qatar Airways Launches Flights To Prague

DOHA -- Qatar Airw...

MTDC Provides Grants To 80 Companies To Boost Tech-Based Businesses

MTDC Provides Grants To 80 Companies To Boost Tech-Based Businesses

KUALA LUMPUR --...

Wall Street Rallies On Optimism About Tax Reform

Wall Street Rallies On Optimism About Tax Reform

NEW YORK: US stock...

She's A Keeper! Meet Niena Azman, National Futsal Squad Goalkeeper

She's A Keeper! Meet Niena Azman, National Futsal Squad Goalkeeper

After the golden s...

How One Woman And Her Gold Bangle Led To Malaysia's Independence

How One Woman And Her Gold Bangle Led To Malaysia's Independence

We are often remin...

The People's Princess, Britons Work To Keep Memory Alive

The People's Princess, Britons Work To Keep Memory Alive

LONDON: Abdul Daoud ...

[Video] Living Up To His Nickname 'Speedy Jantan', Even Photographers Couldn't Catch Khairul Hafiz

[Video] Living Up To His Nickname 'Speedy Jantan', Even Photographers Couldn't Catch Khairul Hafiz

He has just been c...

TV Host Tweets That She Will Strip Naked If M'sian Polo Team Wins, Here's What Happened After

TV Host Tweets That She Will Strip Naked If M'sian Polo Team Wins, Here's What Happened After

The much hyped pol...

Horizon SystemHorizon System

Which brings up a uniquely interesting design feature. The Horizon Project has no cockpit. No cockpit means no pilot, which in turn means that this massive passenger-laden airplane/train/lounge is in fact (cue the drumroll) a drone. With six train cars housed in its belly, The Horizon Project is quite easily the largest drone ever proposed — and possibly the largest ever conceived.

So who are all these crew members, you might ask. Well, bartenders and concierge, of course. What with the massive drone not requiring sleep or fueling times, The Horizon Project is planned to stay aloft in perpetuity, never landing and never ceasing its relentless quest to get you where you need to go. There's no word yet on how the (captive?) crew ever disembark or the flying wing handle's maintenance. But problems like those are minuscule in relation to the massive shift the aviation industry would have to undergo to accommodate The Horizon Project. But with the design planned for implementation in the year 2050, maybe even that largest of hurdles could be crested in time for us to board one of these gigantic transit drones in our lifetime. If that happens, we'll gladly raise a prisoner-bartender poured martini to the aviation revolution of tomorrow.