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Gulf Coast Prepares For Hurricane Ike
2014-07-09 07:20:32

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From June 1 to November 30 of each year, the Atlantic hurricane season flexes its muscles. In an effort to help keep people alive and safe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keeps a Hurricane Preparedness website that is full of great information to help with hurricane health and safety. The CDC provides important tips to help before, during, and after a hurricane. BEFORE The first tip is to prepare for a...

2014-07-08 23:07:15

Award Recognizes Apollo Video’s 2013 Delivery Performance Bothell, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Apollo Video Technology (Apollo Video) has been recognized with the Gold award from New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer) for delivery performance in the 2013 calendar year. The award marks the fourth performance award Apollo Video has received from New Flyer and the third consecutive “gold” rating. The Supplier Delivery Performance Award honors suppliers that have provided New Flyer...

2014-07-08 23:06:02

Autopilot System market report covers the global market with a detailed study of the specific regions and countries to give a brief of the market dynamics in the autopilot system over the forecast period. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 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", the Autopilot System...

2014-07-07 08:20:59

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/23hkwg/commercial) has announced the addition of the "Commercial Aircraft Market (Engine, Parts, and Equipment) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 Market" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global commercial aircraft market was valued at USD 189.21 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-07-07 04:20:14

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a dramatically evolving market for unmanned combat air vehicles, a dedicated forum in London is bringing together military end-users and those that build UCAVs and their components. As outlined in recent market studies, restrictive budgets in Western Europe and North America, coupled with a changing landscape for military operations, the demand for armed unmanned systems has slowed in these previously lucrative regions. However,...

2014-07-04 12:20:20

EDMONTON, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A13W0009) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a Robinson R44 helicopter broke up in flight over Fox Creek, Alberta on 27 January 2013 due to inappropriate control inputs that caused the main rotor blade to make contact with the fuselage. The Gemini Helicopters Robinson R44 was being used to monitor well sites southwest of Fox Creek, Alberta for a local oil company. After flying...

2014-07-02 12:21:29

NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Aircraft Group (AAG(®)), the East Coast's premier executive helicopter service, has announced the addition of its fifth Sikorsky S-76(®) helicopter to its fleet of managed aircraft. The addition of this helicopter increases the total AAG fleet to nine aircraft throughout the Northeast. AAG has the largest fleet of Sikorsky S-76(®) aircraft available for charter and fractional ownership in the Northeast. The latest S-76(®)...

2014-07-02 08:20:53

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, P-8A and Boeing 787-9 demonstration flights CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today confirmed that the new 787-9 Dreamliner and the P-8A Poseidon will participate for the first time in flying displays at the Farnborough International Airshow, which runs July 14-20. This year's airshow marks the 40th anniversary of Boeing's participation at Farnborough. The 787-9 - flight test airplane ZB001 -- will be on static and flying display...

2014-07-01 08:35:53

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swordfish Financial, Inc. (OTC PC: SWRF) ("SFI," "Swordfish," or the "Company"), a diversified investment and small business growth company, in partnership with iPoint Television, a subsidiary of Swordfish, announced today that recently-acquired Dash Media launched its second of many digital media streaming networks, "Shopping One on One." "Shopping One on One offers home-shopping enthusiasts access to a wide and growing array of...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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