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2014-09-22 23:03:13

Dayton, Ohio hospital adds newest version of Airbus Helicopters Dauphin line to fleet. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014

2014-09-20 12:20:15

Order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African carrier CHICAGO, Sept.

2014-09-18 23:00:58

ShandsCair EC155 B1 and Vanderbilt EC130 B4 to be exhibited at Booth 523 GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 One of the most capable and

2014-09-17 08:21:20

SAINT-CLOUD, France, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent trials in China will permit Dassault trijet to operate at 15,000 ft. The long range Falcon

2014-09-17 08:21:05

Leasing company adds six 787-9s and five 737 MAX 9s to portfolio SEATTLE, Sept.

2014-09-16 08:22:01

Company marks seventh year as presenting sponsor for service's premier running event DAYTON, Ohio, Sept.

2014-09-16 08:21:49

SAINT-CLOUD, France, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Falcon 5X and 8X also expected to drive future growth in Africa Dassault Aviation will present

2014-09-16 08:20:51

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., and NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Sept.

2014-09-15 12:21:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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