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2015-03-04 04:20:30

Irish low-cost carrier now has 274 unfilled orders for 737s DUBLIN, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair have announced an order for three Next-Generation 737-800s.

2015-03-03 12:21:55

ORLANDO, Fla., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. recognized National Helicopter Services Ltd. (NHSL) today for its successes with the S-76D((TM)) helicopter.

2015-03-01 08:20:14

- 4,750-5,250 new civilian helicopter deliveries expected during 2015-2019 ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HELI-EXPO -- In its 17th annual Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter

2015-02-27 23:05:37

Onboard Systems will be displaying it new non-rotating cargo hook system for the Bell 204, 205, 212 & 412 aircraft at the 2015 Heli-Expo Show in Orlando, Florida on March 3-5.

Martin Jetpack
2015-02-25 12:02:26

If Martin Aircraft has its way, first responders and a select number of other customers will have their own personal jetpacks before the end of next year, according to recent reports.

2015-02-25 08:20:50

DALLAS, February 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global UAV Market 2015-2025 is a 218 pages research report available with ReportsnReports.com that provides readers with a

2015-02-24 23:12:55

Researchmoz.us announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Military Rotorcraft Market Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2015

2015-02-24 08:22:01

BENGALURU, February 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At Aero India 2015, Premium AEROTEC received the first aluminium series components from Aequs Aerospace as part of a long-term

2015-02-23 16:20:57

DULUTH, Minn., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Aircraft today announced the 2015 Generation 5 SR22T Special Edition: Australis.

2015-02-23 16:20:30

MELBOURNE, Australia, February 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Avalon Airport (February 24 - March 1, 2015) Dassault Aviation will present its


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.