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2014-03-18 16:20:26

The March 17th announcement of go! Airlines ceasing operations in Hawai'i will not affect Mokulele's service or flights. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesa Air Group has announced that it is shutting down the interisland airline go! effective April 1. Mokulele Airlines, Hawaii's low-cost interisland air carrier, is honoring the flights purchased on go! Airlines for travel on Mokulele where available. For go! flights that were purchased on Mokulele's website for...

2014-03-18 12:25:58

SCIENTIFIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ARTIFACTS ADDED TO THE PERMANENT COLLECTION AT NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that the world's largest and most significant collections of aviation and space artifacts, the National Air and Space Museum in our nation's capital, will host the next and final stop of Red Bull Stratos: Mission to the Edge of Space exhibit and significant mission artifacts will be added to the museum's...

2014-03-18 12:21:46

GOLD COAST, Australia, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airways Aviation Group announced the opening of their new bespoke education and commercial facilities at Gold Coast Airport, Queensland, Australia with an opening ceremony officiated by the Hon. Michael Hart MP on behalf of the Minister of Education Hon. John-Paul Langbroek MP. Also in attendance were Mr Romy Hawatt - Airways Aviation Group CEO and Justice John Dowd Chancellor of Southern Cross University along with a number of local,...

Lockheed Martin future supersonic advanced concept featuring two engines under the wings and one on top of the fuselage
2014-03-18 05:44:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly a decade ago, the French Concorde landed for the last time at Heathrow Airport. Commercial supersonic air travel has been as elusive as your lost luggage ever since. This hasn't stopped NASA from searching for solutions that will get supersonic passenger travel up and going once again. Aerospace engineers have made significant progress in their understanding of supersonic flight since the Concorde folded up its wings, but one...

2014-03-17 20:20:21

YELLOWKNIFE, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Summit Aviation Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Avro RJ85 program that will initially help service Diavik Diamond Mine's transportation needs through a partnership with Det'on Cho Logistics and First Air. "The introduction of the Avro RJ85 to Summit's fleet is a significant change in our business model," says Summit's president, Rob Mauracher. "Being able to move upwards of 90 passengers to and from remote locations...

2014-03-17 16:25:56

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Global UAV Market 2013-2023 - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights: Market Profile SynopsisThis report shows the leading UAV market segments in various regions across the world. Details of top companies active across the global UAV market are provided, together with market size and forecast 2013-2023 for the main players across those areas. SummaryThe report...

2014-03-17 16:25:39

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Global Military Rotorcraft Market 2013-2023 - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights: Market ProfileSynopsisThis report shows the leading Military Rotorcraft market segments in various regions across the world. Details of top companies active across the global Military Rotorcraft market are provided, together with market size and forecast 2013-2023 for the main players...

2014-03-17 16:20:51

Improvements support rising production rates, increasing demand for 737s SEATTLE, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today kicked off expansion of its 737 Commercial Delivery Center (CDC) at Boeing Field in Seattle. The project more than doubles the space that will be available for customers and groups supporting increased 737 deliveries. "Our customers expect and deserve a first-class facility when they come to pick up their airplanes, and we think these improvements...

2014-03-17 16:20:35

TOKYO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of retired Col. Toshihiko Seki as head, Air Power Programs, based in the company's Tokyo office. He joins Northrop Grumman after a successful 30-year career in the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO In this new role, Seki will focus on identifying how Northrop Grumman's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

2014-03-17 12:20:45

New service connects Los Angeles customers to all major U.S. tech centers, strong Latin network through LAX ATLANTA, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) this summer will continue its expansion at Los Angeles International Airport with new daily nonstop service to Austin, Texas, and Boise, Idaho, along with new daily nonstop service to San Salvador, El Salvador, pending government approval. Delta also has filed for approval to begin daily service between Los...


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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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2011-04-11 13:17:24

Duane Carey Duane Carey is an engineer, former Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force, and former NASA Astronaut. He was born Duane Gene "Digger" Carey on April 30, 1957 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from Highland Park High School in 1975 and went on to continue his education at the University of Minnesota. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics in 1981 and his Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from in 1982....

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