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2014-06-26 23:01:15

Philadelphia Police Department takes delivery of first of two AS350B2s from Airbus Helicopters. GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Philadelphia Police Department has taken delivery of the first of two new Airbus Helicopters AS350B2 AStar helicopters, becoming the latest in a long and growing list of U.S. law enforcement agencies to utilize this high performance aircraft produced by Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI). “We’re very happy with the completion of our first...

2014-06-26 12:22:42

ALBANY, New York, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Commercial Aircraft (Engine, Parts, and Equipment) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," published by Transparency Market Research, the global market for commercial aircraft is forecast to reach USD 265.71 billion by 2019. The market is driven by increased demand for aircrafts as an outcome of network expansion by airlines....

2014-06-25 16:21:55

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is incorporating the newest cockpit technology and open architecture design in both fixed- and rotary-wing platforms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The cornerstones of Northrop Grumman's integrated, open system are mature and proven technology, as well as a partitioned software architecture that minimizes life cycle cost while enabling easy capability upgrades...

2014-06-24 12:22:19

BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) appointed Steve O'Bryan vice president, International Strategy and Business Development effective June 30, succeeding Rick Kirkland, who was appointed vice president for the Corporation's International Strategic Initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO O'Bryan will be responsible for all Lockheed Martin international business development activities across the Corporation's five...

2014-06-20 08:20:10

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lb9j72/global_helicopter) has announced the addition of the "Global Helicopter Market 2014-2018: Key vendors are AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter Textron, Eurocopter, Russian Helicopters, JSC, Sikorsky Aircraft" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 High-altitude helicopters are mainly used for flying above 15,000 feet from sea level. Currently, the...

2014-06-18 08:35:22

DALLAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Autopilot System Market by Application (Airborne, Land, Sea, Subsea), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, Africa) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Autopilot System Market is estimated to be $46.5 Million in 2014, and expected to reach $54.84 Million in 2019 at a CAGR of 2.79%. The major challenges for this particular...

2014-06-17 23:04:31

Mississippi DPS takes delivery of a new Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e. Columbus, MS (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Captain Ron Kelly of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Air Wing accepted delivery Tuesday of an Airbus Helicopters Inc. AS350 B3e AStar produced for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS). The new law enforcement-equipped helicopter is a Mississippi-built product. Kelly, commander of the Highway Patrol Air Wing, said the AS350 B3e was clearly the best aircraft for the...

2014-06-16 12:21:01

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has turned on electrical power for the first time to the S-97 RAIDER(TM) prototype helicopter, signaling successful installation of the avionics system and a major step toward completing the assembly of the new - and first - light tactical rotorcraft featuring X2 Technology(TM). Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

HiMAT subscale research aircraft
2014-06-13 03:00:08

[ Watch The Video: Structural Loads Tests Conducted For ACTE Flight Research On NASA G-III ] Alan Brown, Public Affairs, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center From mid-1979 to January 1983, two remotely piloted, experimental Highly Maneuverable Aircraft Technology (HiMAT) aircraft were flown at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center – now the Armstrong Flight Research Center -- at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to develop high-performance fighter technologies that would be applied to...

2014-06-12 23:01:16

Internationally recognized UAS expert Bill Tart leads ASRC Federal's unmanned aerial systems strategic initiative. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Bill Tart, an internationally recognized leader and expert in unmanned aerial systems, joins ASRC Federal as director of the unmanned aerial systems strategic initiative. Tart’s addition will accelerate the organization’s entry into the unmanned aircraft and unmanned aerial systems markets. “Bill’s extensive experience...


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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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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.