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2015-04-30 20:20:57

787-9s key in airline's growth PAPEETE, Tahiti, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Tahiti Nui have finalized an order for two 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $514

2015-04-30 20:20:55

Statement on Letter Sent by 262 Members of Congress to U.S.

2015-04-30 20:20:46

SAO PAULO, April 30,2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.

2015-04-30 16:25:16

ST. GEORGE, Utah, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc.

2015-04-30 16:24:05

Customers to uniquely benefit from fast-track security clearance, extended mobile check-in MONTREAL, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada customers travelling from the U.S.

2015-04-30 12:23:59

New uniform collection expected to debut in 2018 NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and New York-based designer Zac Posen are partnering to bring

2015-04-30 12:23:35

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) system, a key piece of the infrastructure for the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Next Generation

shape-shifting wings
2015-04-30 12:16:39

Shape-shifting wings developed by researchers at NASA, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Michigan-based FlexSys Inc. have successfully completed a series of initial fight tests, officials at the US space agency announced earlier this week.

2015-04-30 08:25:37

Carrier adds new flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica and Baltimore starting Sept.

2015-04-29 23:01:21

The New York Inventor Exchange approves the Safe Float for licensing and trading intellectual property rights New York, New York (PRWEB) April 29, 2015


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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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