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2014-05-01 23:08:00

The Citation X’s spacious cabin stretches 24ft in length and 5.5ft in width while accommodating up to eight passengers. Its double-club seating configuration is comprised of extra large leather seats each with full reclining capability to accommodate for evening travel. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Starbase Jet, a leading private jet services provider, announced today that it has added two WIFI equipped Citation X business jets to its Houston based charter fleet. The Cessna Citation X is the...

2014-05-01 20:20:43

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z82445/global_military) have announced the addition of the "Global Military Rotorcraft Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z82445/global_military ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Military Rotorcraft market to grow at a CAGR of (1.71) percent over the...

2014-05-01 12:36:58

STRATFORD, Conn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has begun full system testing of the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K heavy lift helicopter with all seven main rotor blades and four tail rotor blades attached for the first time to a non-flying prototype called the Ground Test Vehicle (GTV). Powered "Light-Off" with rotor blades spinning follows a "Bare Head" (without blades) test phase of the GTV aircraft's...

2014-05-01 12:22:29

Export of Canadian Developed Technology Opens New International Markets for naval Combat Systems Integrator OTTAWA, Ontario and WELLINGTON, New Zealand, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its 30-year legacy as a naval combat systems integrator, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Canada today announced the signing of a contract with the Government of New Zealand for the upgrade of the Royal New Zealand Navy's two ANZAC Class frigates at a signing ceremony in Wellington on April 29,...

2014-05-01 12:22:22

SAINT-CLOUD, France, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Program on schedule for 2015 first flight Dassault Aviation has joined the main center fuselage subassemblies of the Falcon 5X, a key milestone in the production program for this innovative new large cabin twinjet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140501/685402 ) The 5,200 nm Falcon 5X was unveiled at...

2014-04-29 08:20:47

Announces New $100,000 Engineering Scholarship WARSAW, Poland, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson met today with students from the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) who are participating in a Lockheed Martin funded research project studying the integration of manned and unmanned airborne systems. The project is a historic joint undertaking with the WUT, Poland's premier technical university....

High-Flying Sequel Set To Premier By NASA Aeronautics
2014-04-24 03:43:12

Jim Banke, NASA [ Watch The Video: NASA Prepping HU 25C Guardian For ACCESS II Test Flights ] It's the season for sequels. Not only in Hollywood, but over the high desert of California as well. For the second time in as many years, NASA researchers beginning in early May will take to the skies with a DC-8 and other aircraft to conduct a series of flight tests designed to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternative fuels in jet engines. And just...

2014-04-24 08:46:14

New approach promises reduced maintenance costs, increased mission flexibility OKLAHOMA CITY, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully completed a major U.S. Air Force review of a new software upgrade for the B-2 stealth bomber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The upgrade is part of the Air Force's Flexible Strike Phase 1 program. It is the first step in a process that will help increase the jet's mission...

2014-04-23 08:35:04

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Callinex Mines (TSX.V-CNX) (OTCQX-CLLXF) is pleased to announce that assays have confirmed high-grade graphite mineralization in samples from the first two diamond drill holes at its Neuron Graphite property in Northern Manitoba near Thompson. Carbon graphite grades of 10.88% have been measured over multiple sections of mineralization, including a 14.5 meter section of mineralization, beginning only 4.5 metres below surface. A...

2014-04-22 12:20:42

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In cooperation with the U.S. Army, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has successfully demonstrated optionally piloted flight of a Black Hawk helicopter, a significant step toward providing autonomous cargo delivery functionality to the U.S. Army. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77119 The Optionally Piloted Black Hawk (OPBH) Demonstrator, known as...


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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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