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2014-09-25 23:08:51

Funding to support partnership with Kangu.org to crowdfund safe childbirth in Latin America Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Last week, the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) announced a $200,000 Innovation Fund grant to Financing for Development (F4D). The grant aims to increase equity and access to healthcare supplies and services in Latin America and the Caribbean through the Coalition’s Market Development Approaches Working Group. The grant to F4D supports...

2014-09-24 16:20:38

SAINT-CLOUD, France, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Istanbul Ataturk Airport, September 25-28 Dassault Aviation will present two of its large cabin business jets at the Istanbul Air Show, to be held at Istanbul Ataturk Airport September 25-28. ( Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/708457 ) On display will be the long range Falcon 7X trijet, the...

2014-09-24 12:22:09

First production-representative AN/APG-83 SABR scheduled for 2014 delivery BALTIMORE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating the maturity of its active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar technologies, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully concluded all engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) design reviews for the AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) in just 12 months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Northrop...

2014-09-24 08:21:18

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) between the U.S. and Korean governments for 40 F-35A Conventional Take Off and Landing variant jets with initial deliveries beginning in 2018. "We are honored by and appreciate the trust and confidence the...

2014-09-23 23:01:49

Receiving more than the double of their original $250,000 goal, the Perception Neuron team can now advance to the manufacturing stage of the world’s smallest, adaptive, versatile and most affordable motion capture system for virtual reality and visual effects. Beijing, China (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The team at Perception Neuron, the world’s smallest, adaptive, versatile and most affordable full-body motion capture system for virtual reality and visual effects are celebrating the...

2014-09-23 16:20:56

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business formally inaugurated a new building dedicated exclusively to production of thrust reversers and the integration of nacelle systems for the Airbus A350 XWB at its Toulouse, France site. The opening of the building, operated by Goodrich Aerospace Europe S.A.S., features an innovative robotic thrust reverser assembly line. The facility was dedicated during an event attended by company leaders,...

2014-09-23 12:22:12

DULUTH, Minn., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Cirrus Aircraft announced the appointment of two customer team executives that reinforce the company's leadership depth and further position the enterprise for global growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147895 Ben Kowalski has joined Cirrus Aircraft as Vice President of Marketing, and will be responsible for developing marketing, branding, communication and distribution strategies to support the company's strategic...

2014-09-22 23:03:13

Dayton, Ohio hospital adds newest version of Airbus Helicopters Dauphin line to fleet. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 CareFlight Air & Mobile Services of Miami Valley Hospital has taken delivery of a new AS365 N3+ Dauphin, the latest version of Airbus Helicopters outstanding medium twin-engine helicopter. The new aircraft, which is based at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, joins CareFlight’s all-Dauphin fleet of four air medical transport helicopters. “We have a lot of...

2014-09-20 12:20:15

Order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African carrier CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for 20 737 MAX 8s. The order, previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, is worth more than $2.1 billion at list prices and also includes options and purchase rights for a further 15 737 MAX 8s. The order represents the largest single Boeing order by number of...

2014-09-18 23:00:58

ShandsCair EC155 B1 and Vanderbilt EC130 B4 to be exhibited at Booth 523 GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 One of the most capable and sophisticated helicopters available for the air medical transport industry, ShandsCair Flight Program’s new EC155 B1, will be featured by Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Sept. 22-24, in Nashville, Tenn. The recently delivered and placed into service ShandsCair EC155 and the Vanderbilt University...


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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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