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- Multi-course meals among significant changes coming in late spring CHICAGO, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) will webcast a live audio feed of its first quarter 2015 financial results conference call with financial
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems will showcase its Mexican operations and capabilities at the first-ever Aerospace Fair Mexico (Feria Aeroespacial Mexico
Training courseware to be continuously updated, available through multiple platforms ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation
MIAMI, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, signed an agreement with GE Aviation to acquire and manage GE Aviation's stock of CF6-80A used
- Optimization services increase efficiency, fuel savings SEATTLE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) today announced that Hainan Airlines has introduced the Boeing Wind
Integrated testing complete; scheduled for delivery in 2016 TUCSON, Ariz., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S.
Smart Emergency Location Transmitter(TM) is the FIRST Aircraft Emergency Tracking System that can be deployed "Satellite-to-Aircraft" by ATC Ground Command when an aircraft is missing; stops communicating
Program will deliver one of the most advanced and comprehensive in-flight connectivity and entertainment experiences in the private aviation industry BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/
Ontic has entered into an agreement with Thales Avionics, Inc.
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...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.