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2014-08-12 20:20:22

Manufacturers Cite Increased Range, Fuel Availability & Better Performance at Altitude As Major Benefits of Diesel Engines WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-05-01 04:20:27

AURORA, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas prices continue to rise as Illinois and Indiana drivers are currently paying on average $3.89 and $3.73 respectively for a gallon of regular unleaded.

2010-03-31 07:44:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines.

2010-01-21 11:06:00

SEBRING, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Piper Aircraft, Inc.

2008-07-04 15:00:30

By Sara Polsky, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 4--Pilots have an expression: the "$100 dollar cheeseburger pilot," referring to a pilot who flies for pleasure.

2008-06-17 12:00:37

By Jim Carroll, Erie Times-News, Pa. Jun. 15--MEADVILLE -- Aviation gas at $5.29 a gallon couldn't keep 18-year-old Bryan Johnston, of Zelienople, and two friends from climbing in his family's Cessna 172 and making a quick trip to Meadville for dinner.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.