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2014-05-20 16:20:43

GENEVA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon is extending its FalconCare guaranteed maintenance cost service to cover in-service as well as new-build aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/687318 ) In-service Falcon customers can enroll in the program from the first C check and utilize it anywhere in Dassault Falcon's worldwide Authorized Service Center network....

2014-05-20 16:20:41

GENEVA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation recently approved AMAC Aerospace Turkey as a Falcon Authorized Service Center for line maintenance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/687316 ) "The addition of AMAC is part of an ongoing effort to expand our global service network and ensure that product support is available as close as possible to Falcon customers and the...

2014-05-20 12:22:54

GAVIAO PEIXOTO, Brazil, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMBRAER S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) held today the opening ceremony of the final assembly line of the KC-390 military transport. The event occurred at Embraer's plant in Gaviao Peixoto, Sao Paulo, and was attended by Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff, the Governor of the State of Sao Paulo, Geraldo Alckmin, and other dignitaries. On the occasion, Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force signed the series production...

2014-05-20 08:22:41

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), recently participated in a series of Live Fire Tests (LFT) in conjunction with the Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) Weapons Survivability Laboratory (WSL) to assess the F135 propulsion system's performance against ballistic damage. The F-35 LFT included a series of tests designed to better understand the capabilities and vulnerabilities of the F135...

2014-05-20 08:22:39

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney today announced that the first F135 engine has been delivered to the F-35 Final Assembly Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Novara, Italy. This engine - the 137(th) delivered to date - is also the first F135 engine produced in Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach Engine Center; the company's brand new, state-of-the-art 97,000-square-foot production facility. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp....

2014-05-20 08:22:24

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAE International Aero Engines AG has shipped all six prototype V2500-E5 powerplants for Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft. The first three were delivered ahead of schedule earlier this year and the remaining three instrumented powerplants were shipped earlier this month. All six engines will be used in flight tests beginning in 2014. Civil certification for the new engine model is...

2014-05-20 08:22:17

Total orders worth $209 billion at list prices RENTON, Wash., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] celebrated a milestone achievement today on the 737 MAX program, surpassing the 2000(th) order for the super-efficient single-aisle airplane. With the addition of 30 orders from unidentified customers this week, the 737 MAX now has a total of 2,010 orders from 39 customers worldwide, valued at $209 billion at list prices. The 737 MAX also has commitments for more than 250...

2014-05-19 04:20:11

Aircraft Now The World's Longest-Range Business Jet SAVANNAH, Ga., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the new G650ER, an ultra-long-range aircraft that can travel 7,500 nautical miles/13,890 kilometers at Mach 0.85 and 6,400 nm/11,853 km at Mach 0.90. This represents an increase of up to 500 nm/926 km over the range of the G650, which entered service in 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 "The G650ER provides our customers...

2014-05-15 08:36:03

As part of America's PrepareAthon! The Home Depot joins FEMA and The Ready Campaign to mark first day of hurricane season ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced its second annual Hurricane Preparedness Workshops, a single-day effort to prepare residents in storm prone regions for the upcoming hurricane season. On Saturday, May 31, in preparation for the first day of hurricane season, The Home Depot will...

2014-05-13 16:21:43

SAINT-CLOUD, France, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircraft again demonstrates unparalleled performance and operating efficiency Dassault Aviation's Falcon 7X has set a new transatlantic speed record, flying between Teterboro in the New York metropolitan area and London City Airport at an average speed of Mach 0.88. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/686571 ) (Logo:...


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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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