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2014-07-28 16:21:27

MEXICO CITY, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, today reported its unaudited consolidated results for the second quarter 2014. KEY FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER 2014 -- Grupo Aeromexico reported total revenues of $10.36 billion pesos; a 9.0% year-on-year increase. -- Second quarter 2014 cost of available seat kilometers (CASK) in pesos excluding fuel, decreased by...

2014-07-28 16:20:38

Custom Wireless In-Flight Entertainment Product Leverages Gogo Vision Platform to Offer Unique In-Flight Entertainment Experiences to Delta Passengers ITASCA, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has launched a first of its kind wireless in-flight entertainment experience with Delta Air Lines called "Delta Studio." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO The new...

2014-07-28 16:20:33

Volunteers build playground in single day as Delta contributes surprise $10,000 check to Hiawatha Leadership Academy - Northrop MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has partnered with KaBOOM! to build a playground at Hiawatha Leadership Academy - Northrop in Minneapolis. It was the airline's first playground build in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area following two previous playground construction projects in the Seattle area and one in Los Angeles....

2014-07-28 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest US based airline passenger organization, in light of the shoot down of the MH 17 flight over eastern Ukraine, has called on all airlines to provide passengers on international flights with detailed route maps on their web sites, so passengers can decide whether to take such flights for themselves. Paul Hudson, the group's president and longtime member of the FAA and TSA advisory committees on aviation...

2014-07-28 12:22:29

ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot presented Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) with the Center of Excellence Award on Thursday, July 24th at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, Virginia. Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza received the award, presented by CyberPatriot National Commissioner Bernie Skoch, on behalf of FCPS. Attendees at the ceremony included school district members, industry professionals, CyberPatriot...

2014-07-28 12:22:06

SAO PAULO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary traffic figures for June 2014. Comparisons refer to June 2013, 2Q13 and 6M13. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), held in Brazil, GOL operated 28,000 commercial flights, transported 3.4 million passengers and achieved its highest ever load factor,...

2014-07-28 08:23:15

-- JetBlue Frequent Fliers Help Grow SSI's B2B inSSItes Panel -- SHELTON, Conn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI recently partnered with JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) to allow members of the airline's TrueBlue(TM) loyalty program to join a new business research panel from SSI called the Points for Surveys(TM) panel (www.pointsforsurveys.com). Points for Surveys members, part of SSI's B2B inSSItes(TM) business sample will earn TrueBlue points for sharing their opinions....

2014-07-28 08:23:04

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, ICON Aircraft unveiled the first production A5, an aircraft the company refers to as Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1). This is the first A5 built from the production design, with production tooling, and using production methods and components. ESN-1 was built over a five-month period, from January to June of 2014, and successfully completed its first flight on 7 July 2014 in Tehachapi,...

2014-07-28 08:22:58

Delta introduces 'Delta Studio' and free entertainment from every seat on more than 1,000 aircraft worldwide beginning Aug. 1 ATLANTA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it will begin offering free entertainment options on all of its domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets beginning on Aug. 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130427 The move is the most far-reaching effort by an airline to provide hit movies, popular television shows,...

2014-07-28 08:22:27

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines will launch new daily service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Cap-Haitien, Haiti (CAP), adding a new international destination to the airline's growing global network. Customers can now book travel on the new route for travel beginning Oct. 2, 2014, subject to government approval. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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