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EAST HARTFORD, Conn., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air New Zealand has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower(®) PW1100G-JM engines for 13 firm A320neo family aircraft.
PATUXENT RIVER, Md., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Naval Air Systems Command -- The Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) has successfully performed an autonomous
PATUXENT RIVER, Md., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S.
Draken partners with Aero Vodochody and Williams International to provide L-39NG upgrades in the Americas LAKELAND, Fla., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exclusive partnership with Aero
University of Dubuque to add new Cessna 172s, Piper Arrows, and Piper Seminoles to existing flight training aircraft fleet. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2015
**To Be Presented at the Club's 73rd Awards Gala in October** NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club Foundation, Inc., announces it will honor John Leahy, Chief Operating
LINTHICUM, Md., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Robert J.
The US Navy’s unmanned X-47B aircraft became the first drone to demonstrate aerial refueling capabilities earlier this week when it successfully plugged its in-flight refueling probe into the hose of an Omega Air tanker off the coast of Maryland.
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American commercial aviation aircraft seating market is estimated to grow to $3,546.8 million by 2019 at a CAGR
Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...
The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...
The Comet is a commonly kept form of goldfish, the only type to have originated in the United States. They first appeared in the ponds of the Fish Commission in Washington in the early 1880s. Hugo Mullertt was the first person to bring the Comet goldfish to the market in a large quantity. Characterized by a long, tall, flowing tailfin they can be differentiated from the common goldfish, although otherwise they are very similar. Both of these varieties are quite hardy and will do well in...
The Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) is a migratory bird of prey of the harrier family. It can be found in southern parts of eastern Europe and central Asia and winters mainly in India and southeast Asia. It is a very rare visitor to Great Britain and western Europe, although remarkably a juvenile wintered in Norfolk in the winter of 2002-2003. This medium-sized raptor breeds on open plains, bogs and heathland but in winter prefers open country. This typical harrier has long wings held...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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