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2014-07-08 23:07:15

Award Recognizes Apollo Video’s 2013 Delivery Performance Bothell, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Apollo Video Technology (Apollo Video) has been recognized with the Gold award from New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer) for delivery performance in the 2013 calendar year. The award marks the fourth performance award Apollo Video has received from New Flyer and the third consecutive “gold” rating. The Supplier Delivery Performance Award honors suppliers that have provided New Flyer...

2014-07-08 23:06:02

Autopilot System market report covers the global market with a detailed study of the specific regions and countries to give a brief of the market dynamics in the autopilot system over the forecast period. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 According to the report "Autopilot System Market by Application (Airborne, Land, Sea, Subsea), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, Africa) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2019", the Autopilot System...

2014-07-08 20:20:20

CHEYENNE, Wyo., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: GLUX) today announced preliminary passenger traffic results for the month of June 2014. JUNE 2014 AND YEAR TO DATE STATISTICS ------------------------------------- Jun-14 Jun-13 Change ------ ------ ------...

2014-07-08 16:20:59

Second Flight Added Between Los Angeles and Kahului from Nov. 20 to Jan. 12 HONOLULU, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California travelers who are looking to escape the cold during the holidays have another reason to visit Hawai'i this winter. Hawaiian Airlines today announced it has added more flights between Los Angeles and Maui and O'ahu for the November 2014 to January 2015 period, offering an expanded schedule with more flexibility for holiday travel this year....

2014-07-08 12:21:15

PHOENIX, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ExecuCar is now available in Indianapolis, Memphis, TN, Raleigh, NC and Salt Lake City. All of these new locations can be accessed and booked online at ExecuCar.com. ExecuCar private sedan service is provided through affiliate relationships with the Indianapolis International Airport, Memphis International Airport and the Raleigh/Durham International and the Salt Lake City International Airport....

2014-07-08 12:20:53

Get 8,000 FREE SPIRIT Miles® at HateThousandMiles.com MIRAMAR, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delays, fees and legroom generate a lot of negative feelings and social media buzz about airlines. Who doesn't have an epic tale of flying hassles and pain? Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) gets it and is helping everyone get rid of their hate by giving away up to one billion FREE SPIRIT(®) miles to those who feel wronged by an airline. As part of an effort to help customers learn...

2014-07-08 12:20:45

SAO PAULO, July 8, 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 company in Latin America ("Company"), announces that it filed a formal request to Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) to operate flights to Carajas and Altamira, in the state of Para. These destinations have an accelerated level of growth, generating demand for our services. The...

2014-07-08 12:20:37

MONTREAL, July 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that it will start a new, non-stop flights between Toronto and Panama City beginning December 17, 2014. With the launch of the three-times weekly, year-round service, Air Canada will be the only Canadian network carrier operating between Canada and Panama. "Air Canada is very pleased to become the only Canadian network carrier offering non-stop flights between Canada and Panama. Panama City is growing and vibrant,...

2014-07-08 12:20:35

Introductory fares from $176 to Los Cabos and $186 to Puerto Vallarta* SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4...

2014-07-07 20:20:17

SAO PAULO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 e NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, has signed a codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, an airline headquartered in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. The agreement depends on approval from ANAC (National Civil Aviation Agency) and CADE (Brazil's antitrust authority). The companies already have an...


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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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