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Long range strike bomber
2014-12-18 09:23:59

The U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman are designing the next generation of long range strike bomber. The question is: Will it still need a pilot?

2014-12-17 16:21:24

BORDEAUX-MERIGNAC, France, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation today rolled back the curtains on the ultra long range Falcon 8X, the company's new flagship

2014-12-15 12:20:20

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-12-12 16:20:41

SABR Will Provide F-16 Pilots with Unprecedented Radar Capability BALTIMORE, Dec.

2014-12-08 23:01:28

ABLS Patent Awarded by U.S.

2014-12-04 08:21:12

SAINT-CLOUD, France, December 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Ultra Large Body Twin Slated for 2017 Middle East Service Entry Dassault Aviation will showcase

2014-12-02 23:01:19

In support of World AIDS Day, Concorde Career College Kansas City will hold a free community event on Thursday, December 4th. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December

2014-12-02 23:01:11

To help you get in the holiday spirit, Concorde Career College in Miramar invites you to join them for holiday fun on Saturday, December 6th. Miramar, Florida

2014-11-27 23:03:26

In time for holiday gift-giving as well as the winter 2015 indoor riding season, VeloReality President Gary Bauer announced the release


Latest Aircraft Reference Libraries

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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.