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2015-03-30 16:20:56

-- The carrier will begin operating flights from Mexico City to Sacramento and Ontario beginning April 5th and 6th, 2015, respectively ONTARIO, Calif.

2015-03-30 12:20:42

Media Advisory For March 31, 2015 WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Flight Attendants from nine regional

2015-03-30 12:20:39

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TAP Portugal, Portugal's leading award winning airline, continues to expand their sales and marketing partnership with Discover the World into

2015-03-30 08:20:42

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Embraer announced today a firm order for 15 E175s and two E190s from KLM Cityhopper, KLM's regional subsidiary.

2015-03-30 00:20:23

DUBAI, UAE, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global aviation educator Airways Aviation is opening its latest Aviation Theory School in Baghdad later this month, paving

2015-03-29 04:20:14

DARTMOUTH, NS, March 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team to a runway excursion involving an Air Canada Airbus A320 aircraft that occurred at

2015-03-28 00:20:17

HONOLULU, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The tentative decision issued by the U.S.

2015-03-27 23:01:43

Patrick Ky, Executive Director of the European Aviation Safety Agency Executive (EASA) will be the keynote speaker during the SAE 2015 International Conference on Icing of Aircraft, Engines, and

2015-03-27 16:20:52

ATLANTA, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today issued the following statement: "Delta thanks the U.S.

2015-03-27 12:23:01

MIAMI, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Aire will debut its scheduled public charter service operated by Swift Airlines on May 21, 2015 serving new nonstop destinations Atlantic City International


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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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