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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...

2014-01-16 08:20:14

TETERBORO, New Jersey, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon Jet recently named Remy St-Martin to the newly created position of Senior Director, Customer Experience. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/663669 ) St-Martin will oversee a wide range of departments and activities within the Dassault Falcon Jet customer service organization, including technical support,...

flying jellyfish drone
2014-01-16 07:56:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists at New York University announced Wednesday that they have built a prototype of the world’s first jellyfish drone. The tiny, electrically powered machine weighs in at just 2.1 grams and can hover in a stable manner without the use of sensors, recover from disturbances and maneuver in ways resembling a flying jellyfish, the researchers said. Previous designs for so-called flapping wing aircraft, or ornithopters, have...

2014-01-15 08:20:12

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) delivered 32 commercial and 53 business jets during the fourth quarter of 2013 (4Q13), thus closing out the year with 90 airplanes delivered to the airline market and 119 to executive aviation, that is, 90 light and 29 large jets. Therefore, Embraer met the estimated aircraft delivery guidance proposed for 2013, for both commercial jets and executive jets from the light and...

2014-01-14 23:27:27

The Draganflyer Shadow and Guardian helicopters are tools which allow the user to work more efficiently in areas such as industrial inspection, wildlife protection, aerial photography, 3D terrain mapping, agriculture, research, search and rescue, and public safety. Saskatoon, SK (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Today Draganfly Innovations releases two new multirotor helicopters, the Shadow and the Guardian. These quadrotor aircraft are built to carry high megapixel cameras and transmit the live...

2014-01-14 12:20:28

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Navy, with assistance from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), recently conducted Longbow missile demonstration firings to showcase the missile's ability to counter littoral threats, making the weapon an effective candidate for potential use in operational shipboard launches. During the demonstrations, multiple U.S. Army Longbow missiles were fired from a launch fixture provided by the U.S. Navy aboard a 65-foot surface craft....

2014-01-13 16:21:05

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), in use with the U.S. Army since 1996, recently surpassed 100,000 combat flight hours in service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=23024 The MQ-5B Hunter, which is currently deployed supporting contingency operations...

2014-01-13 12:21:02

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a contract for new automated test systems to increase aircraft mission readiness. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/NE45110-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/NE45110-b ) The $103 million award authorizes two low rate initial production options for the first 36 electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) stations and associated support...


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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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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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