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2014-06-10 16:20:39

TETERBORO, New Jersey, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provisions Made to Increase Parts Availability, AOG Assistance and Technical Support Dassault Falcon Jet announced plans to provide additional onsite support for operators attending the month-long 2014 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Brazil, June 12-July 13. Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a (Photo:...

2014-06-09 08:20:50

With investment of R$ 25 million, this is the company's 4th Embraer aircraft SAO PAULO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prime Fraction Club, the first Brazilian club for sharing luxury goods such as planes, helicopters, boats and sports cars, received its latest aircraft on June 4, the Phenom 300, an executive jet made by Embraer. The investment for the purchase of this asset was R$ 25 million. The Phenom 300 delivered to Prime, which seats eight people, is the 500th aircraft of...

2014-06-06 23:02:56

‘Aeroscraft Corporation’ and Newly Formed Subsidiaries Established To Support Manufacturing and Operations of the Aeroscraft Fleet Los Angeles (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Worldwide Aeros Corp., a privately-held aviation innovator established in the United States in 1994, commonly known as ‘Aeros,’ will be modifying and expanding its corporate structure to support forthcoming global cargo delivery operations utilizing the Aeroscraft. The corporate structure is motivated to suit...

2014-06-05 16:20:47

Retired Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP bring valuable training opportunities and a piece of aviation history to student aircraft mechanics at Van Nuys Airport. VAN NUYS, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran pilot and business aviation pioneer Clay Lacy has donated two retired corporate jets--a Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP--to heighten training opportunities for students enrolled in a leading aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport. Operated by the Los Angeles...

2014-06-05 12:20:48

Increased efficiencies allow company to steadily increase rate of production. PALMDALE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has marked another significant production milestone for the F-35 Lightning II program by delivering its 150(th) center fuselage to F-35 prime contractor Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The center fuselage is the core structure around which the aircraft is built. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO...

2014-06-03 23:02:11

ShandsCair Flight Program has taken delivery of a new Airbus Helicopters EC155 specially customized for transporting critically ill patients. Grand Prairie, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 ShandsCair Flight Program, the air medical transport service of UF Health, has taken delivery of a new Airbus Helicopters EC155 specially customized for transporting critically ill patients. The helicopter was purchased from Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) in Grand Prairie, and will be operated by Med-Trans...

2014-06-03 08:24:06

Information can be your best defense WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Atlantic hurricane season begins each year on June 1 and ends on November 30. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, more than 35 million people live in areas that can be affected by hurricanes. The strong winds, heavy rains and flooding that go along with hurricanes can cause serious damage to property, and endanger lives. Being informed about what to do before, during, and after a...

2014-06-03 08:21:14

85 Flightline Avionics Test Sets Delivered On Time and On Budget IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Test Solutions (formerly known as Geotest-Marvin Test Systems), a trusted provider of globally deployed, innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, today announced the successful on-time and on-cost shipment of its 85(th) Portable Armament Test Set-70 (PATS-70) to Hill Air Force Base (AFB). Delivery of the 85(th) PATS-70 completes the...

2014-05-30 08:20:42

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman and its supplier team - including UTC Aerospace Systems - have been honored with the 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy for the development of the X-47B, the first unmanned, autonomous air system operating from an aircraft carrier. The National Aeronautic Association presented the award on May 29 in Washington, D.C. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). UTC Aerospace Systems...

2014-05-29 20:20:20

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. and NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In three separate flight tests on May 27th, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft demonstrated air-to-air combat capability, completed the first flight test with the next level software load and accomplished a landing at the maximum test speed and drop rate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92431 In the Point Mugu Sea Test Range airspace off the Central...


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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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