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2014-07-14 04:20:29

F-35, F/A-18E/F, F-16 activities have begun LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force have begun Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) integration activities on the F-35, F/A-18E/F, and F-16 aircrafts. Preliminary SDB II fit checks and pit tests have been completed on the F-35, supporting the Joint Strike Fighter's ability to carry eight SDB IIs internally. Following a successful fit check on the F/A-18E/F, initial planning...

2014-07-13 08:20:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Company to supply wheels and carbon brakes for all models of the Boeing 737 MAX. The company will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility in Troy, Ohio. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). UTC Aerospace Systems will provide the main wheel, nose wheel and carbon brakes for the 737 MAX. The carbon brakes...

2014-07-11 23:00:34

Government Capital Corp. and Precision Aviation Services join with AHI to provide solutions for government AS350 operators. Grand Prairie, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) is pleased to announce that Government Capital Corp. will provide tax-exempt financing for mission equipment technology upgrades and required major maintenance for law enforcement and government-owned AS350-series helicopters. Government Capital, based in Southlake, Texas, has extensive experience...

2014-07-11 08:20:34

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMBRAER S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) - Embraer and Saab have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner in joint programme management for the F-X2 Project, pursuant to the selection of the Gripen NG as Brazil's next generation fighter jet. Under this agreement Embraer will perform a leading role in the overall programme performance as well as undertake an extensive share of work in the production and delivery...

2014-07-10 23:02:25

Commercial Aircraft Market (Engine, Parts, and Equipment): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019 - Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/commercial-aircraft-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Propionic Acid Market for Animal Feed & Grain Preservatives, Calcium & Sodium Propionates, Cellulose Acetate Propionate and Other...

2014-07-10 23:00:39

Massachusetts State Police takes delivery of their fourth EC135T2+, further demonstrating Airbus Helicopters Inc.'s strong leadership position in the U.S. law enforcement helicopter market. Grand Prairie, Texas (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) has delivered a fourth EC135T2+ twin engine helicopter to the Massachusetts State Police, further demonstrating the company’s strong leadership position in the U.S. law enforcement helicopter market for both single engine...

2014-07-10 12:21:12

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Department of Defense announced an agreement aimed at reducing the price of an F-35 Lightning II 5(th) generation fighter to the equivalent of today's 4(th) generation fighters by the end of the decade. Designated "The Blueprint for Affordability," the DoD and F-35 industry partners - Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems signed an agreement to implement cost reduction initiatives to lower the production costs of F-35...

2014-07-10 04:20:22

20-year Current Market Outlook reflects 4.2 percent increase in demand LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] projects a demand for 36,770 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 4.2 percent from last year's forecast. The company released its annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) today in London, estimating the total value of those new airplanes at $5.2 trillion. "This market is strong and resilient," said Randy Tinseth, vice president of Marketing,...

2014-07-09 16:20:56

BETHESDA, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will offer several media briefings and opportunities at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow. These events underscore Lockheed Martin's position as the world's leading global security and aerospace company, a trusted partner for governments around the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO Information about featured Lockheed Martin products is available on the company's 2014...

2014-07-09 12:21:31

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Commercial Aircraft Market (Engine, Parts, and Equipment) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2224664/Commercial-Aircraft-Market-Engine-Parts-and-Equipment---Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019Market.htmlCommercial aircrafts market worldwide has witnessed a surge in...


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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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