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High-Flying Sequel Set To Premier By NASA Aeronautics

High-Flying Sequel Set To Premier By NASA Aeronautics

Jim Banke, NASA [ Watch The Video: NASA Prepping HU 25C Guardian For ACCESS II Test Flights ] It's the season for sequels. Not only in Hollywood, but over the high desert of California as well. For the second time in as many years, NASA...

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2014-04-24 08:46:14

New approach promises reduced maintenance costs, increased mission flexibility OKLAHOMA CITY, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully completed a major U.S. Air Force review of a new software upgrade for the B-2 stealth bomber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The upgrade is part of the Air Force's Flexible Strike Phase 1 program. It is the first step in a process that will help increase the jet's mission...

2014-04-23 08:35:04

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Callinex Mines (TSX.V-CNX) (OTCQX-CLLXF) is pleased to announce that assays have confirmed high-grade graphite mineralization in samples from the first two diamond drill holes at its Neuron Graphite property in Northern Manitoba near Thompson. Carbon graphite grades of 10.88% have been measured over multiple sections of mineralization, including a 14.5 meter section of mineralization, beginning only 4.5 metres below surface. A...

2014-04-22 12:20:42

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In cooperation with the U.S. Army, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has successfully demonstrated optionally piloted flight of a Black Hawk helicopter, a significant step toward providing autonomous cargo delivery functionality to the U.S. Army. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77119 The Optionally Piloted Black Hawk (OPBH) Demonstrator, known as...

2014-04-18 12:20:39

SAINT-CLOUD, France, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation will present its large cabin, long range Falcon 7X at the fourth Marrakech Air Show, to be held in Morocco April 23-26. It will be Dassault's second appearance at the show, which bills itself as the foremost trade show in the African region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/681518 ) The flagship Falcon 7X,...

2014-04-18 08:20:38

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving nearly 15,000 unique submissions for its national "Name the Blimp" contest, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has selected 10 finalist names for its newest blimp. The finalist names were chosen based on criteria, including how the name reflects the history of airships, the majesty of lighter-than-air flight and Goodyear's track record of delivering superior performance and innovation....

2014-04-16 20:20:26

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rkz6cw/opportunities_for) has announced the addition of the "Opportunities for Composites in the Global Aerospace Market 2014-2033" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rkz6cw/opportunities_for ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) High order backlog and an increasing production rate for...

2014-04-16 12:21:31

SAINT-CLOUD, France, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastest Selling Falcon Ever Another milestone in the Falcon 7X program was reached this week with the roll-out of the 250th aircraft at Dassault Aviation's Charles Lindbergh Hall in Merignac near Bordeaux, France. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/681217 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) The aircraft entered final...

2014-04-16 08:25:01

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swordfish Financial, Inc. (OTC QB: SWRF) -- As announced in February, our new structure has provided SWRF with the ability to identify and structure well planned investments in new verticals. We have the ability to increase our portfolio and thereby increase the valuation of the company through strategic acquisitions of cash producing companies," said Clark Ortiz, CEO of Swordfish Financial, Inc. The purchase agreement comes from months of...

2014-04-16 08:20:52

SHANGHAI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising Environmental Consciousness Translates into Increased Interest in Falcons Dassault will feature the top of the line Falcon 7X, the long range Falcon 900LX and the new Falcon 2000LX/S twinjets at the Asian Business Aviation & Exhibition (ABACE), which will be held at Shanghai's Hongqiao Airport from April 15-17. Also on display at the event will be a Falcon 5X cabin...

2014-04-15 16:20:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program. "Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturing, but what I think is even more impressive is the fact that operational F-35s accounted for more than half of those flight hours," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's vice president for F-35 Test & Verification. "While...


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2013-10-03 13:25:05

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...

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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...

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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...

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2006-03-01 11:47:36

Marsh Harriers are birds of prey in the harrier subfamily Circus. They are medium-sized raptors and the largest and broadest-winged of all harriers. All breed in dense reedbeds. Most authorities recognize three separate but closely related species: Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) Eastern Marsh Harrier (C. spilonotus Swamp Harrier (C. approximans) They were once thought to be a single species with an almost worldwide range (excluding only the Americas), and three...

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