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2014-08-14 16:20:46

- The carrier will add this new service as of November 8th this year MERIDA, Mexico, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced the operation of its fourth weekly flight between Merida and Miami, as of November 8(th) this year, reiterating its goal to further increase its domestic and international connectivity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130315/MX77534LOGO This new service will operate on Saturdays and, as the current three...

2014-08-14 12:21:28

Award-Winning Airline Adds Flights from Dallas Love Field to Washington D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles Beginning April 2015, Extends Twice Daily San Francisco-Austin Flights SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule out of Dallas Love Field (DAL) to include four daily nonstop round trips to Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), San Francisco...

2014-08-14 12:21:09

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force's RQ-4 Global Hawk, a wide area surveillance unmanned aircraft system, has just completed its 100th operational mission in Southwest Asia and recently moved into the Pacific region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Built by Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), Global Hawk is operated largely out of the 69th Reconnaissance Group at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 69th Reconnaissance Group...

2014-08-14 12:20:43

Aviation Maintenance School Expanding Reach Into Community BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Friday August 15th, through Sunday August 24th, the National Aviation Academy New England (NAA-NE) will be represented, at the Marshfield Fair. This is NAA's first appearance at the Marshfield Fair, and will be an experience filled with fun and excitement for visitors of all ages. The Academy's sponsorship at the fair is one driven by a desire to give back to the...

2014-08-14 00:20:16

SAO PAULO, Aug. 13, 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 today its results for the second quarter of 2014. Highlights -- GOL registered a positive operating margin of 1.6% in 2Q14, 3.4 percentage points up year over year. As a result, operating income (EBIT) recorded its sixth consecutive quarterly...

2014-08-13 16:21:11

HONOLULU, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continued effort to expand its service in the Bay Area, Hawaiian Airlines today announced it will offer non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Kahului Airport (OGG) beginning November 20, 2014, allowing more access to the Hawaiian Islands from one of its largest North American markets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO "This year we've brought back our San Jose to Honolulu service,...

2014-08-13 16:20:51

As of November 3rd this year, the carrier will begin operating two daily flights between Monterrey and Houston, Texas, with another daily flight to Torreon MEXICO CITY, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, reiterates its goal to increase service and connectivity to the Monterrey International Airport, one of the carrier's largest airport hubs, by announcing new service to Houston and Torreon, as of November 3(rd) this year....

2014-08-13 16:20:41

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to MacDonald-Cartier International Airport in Ottawa, Ontario, where an Air Canada Jazz aircraft was diverted due to reported smoke in the cabin. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of...

2014-08-13 12:21:11

DULUTH, Minn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Aircraft and Team Goulian are gearing up for the next leg of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at Ascot Racecourse, England on Aug. 16-17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135894 Air race and aerobatic pilot Mike Goulian will join fellow competitors in the skies over the historic Ascot Racecourse. Ascot is home to England's premier horseracing event, Royal Ascot, and known for its challenging triangular nature,...

2014-08-13 12:20:43

730 United employees and their children earn scholarships for upcoming school year CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is helping reduce the costs of a college education for hundreds of deserving students this fall. The United Airlines Scholarship Fund (USF), a charity sponsored by the company, has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to 730 employees and their children for the 2014-15 academic year. Funded through employee contributions and fundraising...


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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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