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2015-03-10 12:20:59

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When volatile spring weather grounds a plane, it creates a domino effect of cancelled flights across the country.

2015-03-10 08:21:24

SEATTLE, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin two nonstop service from Orange County, California, to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta,

2015-03-10 08:21:05

More Flights to the 'City That Doesn't Sleep' Starting at $ 149*, and Double Miles** SEATTLE, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle's hometown airline, Alaska Airlines, is launching

2015-03-10 08:21:02

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP announced today that SilverRail Technologies has joined the UATP Network which will allow Subscribers to easily purchase European and North American

2015-03-10 08:20:51

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported February 2015 traffic results.

2015-03-09 16:21:43

CHICAGO, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported February 2015 operational results. UAL's February 2015 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) was

2015-03-09 16:20:58

Time-saving convenience for travel between the Big Apple and the Big Five FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways' (SAA), the national flag carrier

2015-03-09 12:21:30

Airline to offer One-Way Awards beginning as low as 10,000 miles (plus taxes and fees), expand Award redemption options and earn Medallion Qualification Dollars on partner flights ATLANTA,

2015-03-09 12:21:07

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for February 2015.

2015-03-09 08:20:28

DUBLIN, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, announced today that it has acquired an Airbus A321-200 aircraft, manufactured


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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...

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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