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DALLAS, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its first quarter 2015 financial results.
-- Volaris increases international connectivity from Mexico's Bajio region MEXICO CITY, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra low cost Mexican
Airline honors a decade of supporting the March of Dimes with specially painted commemorative aircraft CHICAGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today welcomed a new
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Airline trade group Airlines for America honored American Airlines executive David Seymour today with the Engineering, Maintenance and Materiel
MIAMI, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Finnair has signed an exclusive, 12-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) to manage 10 V2500(®) engines.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems can cost-effectively add continuous flight tracking and aircraft health monitoring to aircraft across the globe, monitoring
SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15), Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) delivered 20 jets to the commercial aviation
DUBLIN, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced it has acquired a Boeing 737-800 aircraft manufactured in
GRAND FORKS, N.D., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with local leadership, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) confirmed its dedication to the future of unmanned systems development
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...
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...
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...
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 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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