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2014-08-04 23:01:21

Tinnus Enterprises Inventor Josh Malone’s Family-friendly Product Proves to Ignite Excitement for the Masses Plano, TX (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 On July 22, inventor and family man Josh Malone brought his creation, Bunch O Balloons, to Kickstarter for pre-order. Just 13 days later, he has raised more than 80 times his initial funding goal and experienced overwhelming support that far surpasses the core tech-oriented crowdfunding community. In collaboration with his eight children, Malone...

2014-08-04 20:20:26

System in use on more than 150 airplanes at China's largest 737 operator SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced China Eastern Airlines and its subsidiaries Shanghai Airlines and China United Airlines are implementing Boeing Airplane Health Management (AHM) to improve maintenance and engineering operations efficiency across China Eastern's rapidly growing fleets. Boeing and China Eastern teams have deployed the Boeing Airplane Health Management system...

2014-08-04 16:20:32

BILLINGS, Mont., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Billings Flying Service application for a restricted type certificate on the Chinook CH-47D helicopter. According to Al Blain, Co-owner of Billings Flying Service, this is the first and only type certificate for the CH-47D helicopter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/133060 Billings Flying Service bought the first two CH-47Ds that were sold through military auctions...

2014-08-04 12:21:15

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Umphrey attorney Jane Swearingen Leger is representing Jeffrey Bondurant, a former Southwest Airlines cargo manager, who was allegedly fired for bringing to light the unsafe transportation of hazardous materials on Southwest Airlines' passenger planes. Bondurant also began to question whether Southwest Airlines was properly reporting "discrepancies" to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and contends he should be protected as...

2014-08-04 12:20:59

New Flights Begin Jan. 6, 2015, With Introductory Fares As Low As $119 One-Way DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today added new flights for Customers' travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to the carrier's complement of Cities with new nonstop service to and from Dallas (Love Field). Flights between the heart of Dallas and both San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport begin Jan. 6, 2015,...

2014-08-04 08:21:08

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term comprehensive APS5000 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) maintenance support agreement with Scoot Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, for its new fleet of 20 Boeing 787 series aircraft. The support agreement includes repair services and spares asset management. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The agreement, which focuses on...

2014-08-04 08:20:52

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoot Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has selected UTC Aerospace Systems to provide asset management and repair services for components on its Boeing 787 aircraft through a Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) program agreement. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). As part of the C.A.R.E. program agreement, UTC Aerospace Systems will provide inventory...

2014-08-04 08:20:37

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share of common stock issued and outstanding at the close of business on August 29, 2014 (the "Record Date"). The dividend will be payable on September 15, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on the Record Date. There were 35,563,623...

2014-08-02 23:01:55

Every business needs a crisis management plan that guides C-level staff and employees during a crisis. Founder and CEO of Verztec Consulting Pte Ltd Nicholas Goh shares a tip sheet on what makes a plan intricate. Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 A few months have passed since the MH370 tragedy. Throughout the ordeal, Malaysia Airlines has come under fire, with many families and news agencies criticising its communication missteps and lack of swiftness and transparency. The...

2014-08-01 12:21:36

ReportsnReports.com offers "Air Traffic Control Equipment Market by Product Types (Communication, Navigation, and Surveillance), Geography (North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa), and by Country. Forecast Analysis (2014-2020)" global research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Air Traffic Control (ATC) equipment market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of product types, geography, and...


Latest Aviation 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...

Solar Impulse
2014-04-11 10:27:07

The Solar Impulse is a Swiss made long-range solar-powered aircraft project. It was developed at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The project’s goal is to circle the Earth with a piloted fixed-wing aircraft, powered only by solar energy. Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss aeronaut leads the project who was a co-pilot with Andre Borsch berg a Swiss businessman, in the first balloon to circle the Earth non-stop. The Swiss aircraft is a single-seat monoplane which can stay airborne...

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...

Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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