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2015-04-22 08:24:01

ORANGE CITY, Iowa, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quatro Composites®, a leader in design and fabrication of advanced composite structures, has been awarded a contract extension to produce Boeing

2015-04-21 23:08:53

University of Dubuque to add new Cessna 172s, Piper Arrows, and Piper Seminoles to existing flight training aircraft fleet. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2015

2015-04-21 12:23:29

**To Be Presented at the Club's 73rd Awards Gala in October** NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club Foundation, Inc., announces it will honor John Leahy, Chief Operating

2015-04-21 12:22:40

ISTANBUL, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pegasus Airlines wraps nine year old Ada's winning picture of her dream holiday onto its newest aircraft, naming the

2015-04-21 08:23:32

WAUKEGAN, Ill., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonix, Inc.®, an AS9100 and ISO 14000-certified technology design and manufacturing company, is a proud sponsor of the 2015 In-Flight Connectivity

2015-04-21 08:23:03

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "This air show and open house will be one of the largest and most thrilling events North Carolina will experience in 2015,"

2015-04-21 08:22:09

HALIFAX, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc.

2015-04-20 16:20:52

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers have wrapped up a series of flight experiments with Boeing's ecoDemonstrator 757 airplane, testing technologies designed

2015-04-20 12:21:18

Airline offers summer specials from New York and Washington D.C.


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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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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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