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2014-10-23 08:21:38

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its third quarter 2014 results:

2014-10-23 08:20:42

MOSCOW, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131010/644285 ) Despite the challenging economic environment in Russia,...

2014-10-22 23:14:58

Paul BJ Ransbury, The President of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) Provider Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), Joins the NBAA Safety Committee - Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) is the Leading Cause of Fatalities Across All Sectors of Aviation; Effectively Delivered UPRT Reduces the LOC-I Threat to Air Safety through Pilot Knowledge and Skill Development. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) announced today at NBAA 2014 that its...

2014-10-22 23:01:20

Concorde's Miramar location will transform their campus into a Halloween haunt. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 When Concorde Career College in Miramar recently discovered the city of Miramar would not be hosting their Halloween Night, they quickly called the city and told them they would hold a community Halloween event at their facility. With just a few weeks’ to prepare, Concorde Miramar went into overdrive transforming their campus into a Halloween haunt for their...

2014-10-22 16:20:53

DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing the carrier's approximately 6,000 Customer Service Agents and Customer Support and Services Representatives, announced today that the two parties have reached a tentative agreement. The tentative agreement is for a new four year contract and requires Membership ratification. The current contract became amendable in October...

2014-10-22 08:22:37

New codeshare agreement on Jetstar Japan flights will enhance American's network across Japan FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines customers will have greater access to domestic Japanese destinations starting on October 22, 2014, thanks to a new codeshare agreement between American and Jetstar Japan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO Under the new arrangement, American Airlines will place its 'AA' code on services operated by...

2014-10-22 08:21:59

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has signed agreements with a leading Asian airline to purchase and lease back three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. FLY has delivered the first aircraft, with the two remaining aircraft due for delivery during the current quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130709/SF44539LOGO "We are continuing our strong fleet growth with the...

2014-10-22 08:21:57

Fly nonstop between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii starting at $219 one way* SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly. Alaska is offering an introductory fare of $219 one way for tickets purchased by Oct. 28 and used between March 5 and June 6, 2015.* Known for...

2014-10-22 08:21:34

HALIFAX, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced a monthly dividend of $0.0375 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after November 18, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 31, 2014. These dividends qualify as eligible dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States. About Chorus Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is a...

2014-10-21 23:15:16

Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) Announced Today the Opening of its Fourth Global Upset Training Location in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for Professional Pilots - APS Now Spans Three Continents in the Northern Hemisphere to Include North America, Europe and Asia with its Industry-leading Airplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) Services. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), an Arizona-based and headquartered global training...


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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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