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2014-10-28 23:08:05

Atlantix Global Systems announces the expansion to a new facility to meet the continuous growth of its Asset Recovery Services Program. Norcross, Georgia (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Atlantix Global Systems today announced expansion to a new 68,000 square foot refurbishing and distribution center to accommodate the growth driven in part by its Asset Recovery Services Program. Atlantix Global’s Asset Recovery Services program maximizes the return on investment of a company’s end-of-life...

2014-10-24 12:22:12

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In what is likely a first in aviation history, Pratt & Whitney this week saw three new engines rolled out on three platforms on three continents. This significant accomplishment comes on the heels of the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine's successful first flight aboard the Airbus A320neo on Sept. 25. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). On Oct. 14, Gulfstream launched its...

2014-10-22 23:01:20

Concorde's Miramar location will transform their campus into a Halloween haunt. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 When Concorde Career College in Miramar recently discovered the city of Miramar would not be hosting their Halloween Night, they quickly called the city and told them they would hold a community Halloween event at their facility. With just a few weeks’ to prepare, Concorde Miramar went into overdrive transforming their campus into a Halloween haunt for their...

2014-10-21 12:22:38

GAVIAO PEIXOTO, Brazil, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Embraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. The event was attended by the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Celso Amorim, the Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, Lieutenant-Brigadier General Juniti Saito, and delegations and representatives from more than 30 countries. This milestone rollout will allow the Company to...

2014-10-20 23:01:14

Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation company providing global MRO service and support for business aircraft turbine engines, broke ground on its new, six-cell state-of-the-art test center and announced that its new rotorcraft center of excellence will be built at the same location. Both facilities will be situated on a 20-acre site on the south end of DFW airport. DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation company providing global MRO service and support for business...

2014-10-17 04:20:25

TETERBORO, New Jersey, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group Dedicated to Supporting Customers in Western Hemisphere Dassault Falcon Jet recently established a new Pilot Operational Support Team to support operators in the Western Hemisphere. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/712233 ) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a The team is based at Teterboro Airport and reinforces the existing Dassault pilot...

2014-10-15 23:07:43

SkyIMD combined UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and manned aircraft technologies on the Happy Camp Complex wildfire to reduce workloads and increase team effectiveness in ways previously not possible. San Carlos, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 SkyIMD combined UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and manned aircraft technologies on the Happy Camp Complex wildfire to reduce workloads and increase team effectiveness in ways previously not possible. SkyIMD installed a lightweight UAV gimbal on...

2014-10-15 23:05:11

The artist and developer communities were in attendance during the three-day event where the Perception Neuron team offered demos of their game-changing motion capture and virtual reality immersion system. Culver City (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The team behind Perception Neuron, the world’s smallest, most adaptive, versatile and affordable motion capture system were at the IndieCade Festival 2014 from October 9th-12th in Culver City, California where they engaged with game developers from...

2014-10-15 08:21:29

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By the end of the third quarter of 2014 (3Q14), Embraer's (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) firm order backlog reached USD 22.1 billion, the highest in the Company's history, driven mainly by the signing of the contract of the KC-390 and the firm order for 50 E175 signed with Republic Airways Holdings Inc., the operator with the largest fleet of E-Jets in the world. In June 2014, the firm order backlog totaled USD 18.1...

2014-10-14 20:20:16

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that Luxair Luxembourg Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. APB's newest program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the Split Scimitar Winglet is that it uses the...


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The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

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...

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
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...

Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

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...

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2007-04-10 13:51:34

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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2006-03-01 12:05:00

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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