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2014-07-17 08:20:35

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farnborough Air Show - Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp.

2014-07-17 08:20:27

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teal Group analysts, in their 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) integrated market study, estimate that UAV spending will nearly double

2014-07-16 08:20:44

Extends preference for all-Boeing single-aisle fleet FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Hainan Airlines today announced that the two companies

2014-07-16 04:20:34

Modified 737-700C to be delivered to U.S. Navy RENTON, Wash., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) rolled out the 5000(th) Next-Generation 737 this week.

2014-07-16 04:20:16

SHEFFIELD, England and RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firth Rixson and Safran's leading aero engine company, Snecma, have today announced that they have signed a critical

2014-07-15 23:13:41

Stealth Electric Bikes moves worldwide operations to its Melbourne HQ. Melbourne, Victoria.

2014-07-15 12:20:40

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A.

2014-07-15 12:20:37

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A.

2014-07-15 12:20:34

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer has signed a firm order for two additional E190 jets with Azerbaijan

2014-07-15 08:21:18

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 30 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced today


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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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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