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2014-01-24 12:20:16

Program achieves 10 per month rate, highest ever production for a twin-aisle airplane EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has rolled out the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner built at the rate of 10 airplanes per month. The airplane, a 787-8 and the 155th Dreamliner built, will be delivered to International Lease Finance Corp. for operation by Aeromexico. The new 10 per month rate is the highest ever for a twin-aisle airplane. The 787 program has now increased...

2014-01-24 08:20:30

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GeoDragon sensor system has now been integrated and flown on an Arcturus UAV T-20 Tier II unmanned aerial vehicle. The sensor system is enclosed in a wing-mounted pod and is capable of high resolution 2-D and 3-D image capture. The sensor was designed by Urban Robotics in Portland, Oregon. The aircraft was built by Arcturus UAV in Rohnert Park, California. The GeoDragon system can create 3-D reconstructions in near-real time...

2014-01-23 16:20:57

System works as eyes to U.S. Navy fleet commanders in the Middle East SAN DIEGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) built unmanned demonstrator aircraft used for maritime surveillance missions by the U.S. Navy surpassed 10,000 combat flying hours supporting intelligence-gathering missions in the Middle East. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-01-22 23:24:24

Neuron-ESB 3.0 Enterprise Service Bus Architechure Quickly and Easily Connects Systems for Improved Responsiveness, Flexibility and Productivity Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Neuron-ESB, application and web services integration software, has been chosen by global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), to provide real-time integration throughout the company’s business environment, facilitating better, quicker asset investment decisions. As part of the...

2014-01-22 23:02:56

‘Sky Crow’ Now Ready for Global Rollout Following Customer Delivery of First System Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today the new low-cost and rapidly deployable ‘Sky Crow” tactical aerostat system has joined the “Sky Cobra” and Aeros’ existing aerostat production models (Aeros 3200, Aeros 21M, Aeros 1170) available for acquisition by...

2014-01-21 08:20:30

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report that globally analyzes industry opinions on how defense companies perceive the future industry trends, developments, and challenges for military aircraft and rotorcraft, and how demand for MRO is set to grow over the next five years. Furthermore, it analyzes how demand for military aircraft and rotorcraft is projected to change over the next three years and features that are expected to record increased investments over the same...

2014-01-20 16:20:18

- GECAS orders for 737 MAX grow to 95 SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric (NYSE: GE), announced today an order for 40 737s. The order, valued at $3.9 billion at list prices, consists of 20 737 MAX 8s and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, booked in 2013, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries...

2014-01-17 16:20:14

Armed Forces Foundation Supported with Unique, Historical Lots SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today that a unique part of United States military history will cross the auction block and that these charitable lots will benefit veterans at the 43(rd) Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-19, 2014. A Cessna liaison plane and a Dodge Utility vehicle will be auctioned to benefit The Armed Forces...

2014-01-16 08:20:57

SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation has named a new International Sales Manager for Africa to help meet growing demand for business jets in this vast continent. Olivier Zuber, formerly the company's Falcon marketing and business development manager for India, will fill this new position. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/663668 )...

2014-01-16 08:20:34

SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation recently approved Air Alsie of Denmark as a Dassault Falcon Authorized Line Maintenance Service Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/663670 ) Part of the Sandma Holding A/S group and based at Sonderborg Airport (SGD) in southern Denmark, Air Alsie is one of the largest business aviation companies...


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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...

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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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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