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2014-10-01 08:22:02

The Airline's Seasonal New York-Fort Lauderdale and Boston-Las Vegas Routes are on Sale Now; Guests Are Invited to Start Planning a 'Winter Thaw' with Deals and a 'Sun-Inspired Selfie' Competition for Chance To Win Roundtrip Flights to Winter Escape Destinations. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning airline that is reinventing travel, today announces two new seasonal routes - daily nonstop service between New York's John F. Kennedy International...

2014-09-30 23:15:34

A self-contained, solar powered system provides everything needed to help secure secluded areas including the 24/7 professional remote video monitoring from the Red Hawk U-L Listed, CSAA Five Diamond Certified command center. Boca Raton, Fla (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Red Hawk Fire & Security U.S. LLC,http://www.redhawkus.com, a leader in fire, life safety and security services today introduced HawkWatch™ an innovative new way to secure large properties. The self-contained, solar...

2014-09-30 20:20:24

- The aircraft will be put into service in October BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the evening of September 29 in Seattle, Beijing time, Air China and Boeing held a grand aircraft delivery ceremony in Seattle, the United States, marking the official delivery of China's first B747-8 to Air China. The type is a member of the latest generation B747 family. It will arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport on October 1, Beijing time, China's National Day, and will join...

2014-09-30 08:23:39

Contracts expected to generate in excess of $2.8 billion in revenue HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today in advance of the Johnson Rice Energy Conference, that since the beginning of calendar year 2014, it has secured several renewal and new multi-year contracts for oil and gas and search and rescue operations (SAR). These contracts provide for a total of 31 large...

2014-09-30 08:22:39

This winter, where do you want to be? SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched its Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale today, featuring savings on air fares for residents of the 49th state to get away to over 100 destinations. The special PFD rates are on routes within and from the state of Alaska for travel purchased by Oct. 30, 2014. "Alaska Airlines' PFD sale features some of the best fares of the year. We hope that residents receiving their checks next...

2014-09-30 08:21:41

ABU DHABI, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first IATA World Financial Symposium (WFS), hosted by Etihad Airways, took place 14-18 September in Abu Dhabi. WFS focused on supporting sustained airline financial health and brought together 750 executives to discuss financial challenges and issues in today's aviation industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081118/NETU022LOGO Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP, chaired the opening presentation, "The Payment Riddle: Combining...

2014-09-30 08:20:38

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, today announced HP will integrate the optimized Jeppesen JetPlan flight planning engine into the HP Flight Operations suite. Under this agreement, Jeppesen's JetPlan flight planning engine will power HP's flight planning interface, enabling airlines to increase the efficiency of their operations, reduce costs and enhance the passenger experience. HP's Flight Operations is a...

2014-09-29 20:20:45

Airline becomes first Asian customer to take delivery of Boeing's newest passenger jumbo jet EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air China today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 747-8 Intercontinental. Air China is the first carrier in Asia to operate the passenger version of the new, fuel-efficient 747-8. The new airplane is the first of seven 747-8 Intercontinentals Air China has on order. "Air China has been operating 747s since...

2014-09-29 12:22:08

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the development, implementation and management of technology strategy and solutions to support United's global business. "Linda's significant experience leading IT organizations and running complex business and consumer systems will be a tremendous asset to United as we advance our technology to become more...

2014-09-29 12:21:28

-- During this time, the airline has been committed to consistently providing world-class service to its customers with one of the world's most modern fleets. MEXICO CITY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico is celebrating its 80(th) anniversary as Mexico's flagship carrier and thanks its passengers, vendors, commercial partners, airport groups, trade unions and employees, who have placed their trust in the company over eight decades to position the brand as Mexico's leading...


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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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