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2014-04-17 12:20:54

CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) will hold a conference call to discuss first-quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, April 24, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available at ir.united.com. The webcast will be available for replay within 24 hours of the conference call and then archived on the website for a limited time. About United United Airlines and United Express operate an average of...

2014-04-17 12:20:43

Parker Joins Stellar Slate of Featured Industry Speakers at 2014 Event ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the voice of the global business travel industry - today announced Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines Group and American Airlines, Inc. will be a featured speaker at Center Stage during this year's GBTA Convention July 26-30 in Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110609/DC16833LOGO "GBTA...

2014-04-16 20:20:26

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rkz6cw/opportunities_for) has announced the addition of the "Opportunities for Composites in the Global Aerospace Market 2014-2033" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rkz6cw/opportunities_for ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) High order backlog and an increasing production rate for...

2014-04-16 16:21:54

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electronic Warfare Market Forecast Analysis (2014 - 2020) (Electronic Support, Electronic Attack and Electronic Protection)http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/south_korea/electronic_warfare_market_forecast_analysis_2014_2020_electronic_support_electronic_attack_electronic_protection.html The report provides market analysis of the global electronic warfare market over the next...

2014-04-16 16:21:25

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) will webcast a live audio feed of its first quarter 2014 financial results conference call with financial reporters and analysts on Thursday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. CDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at aa.com/investorrelations. An archive of the call will be available on the website through May 24, 2014....

2014-04-16 16:21:08

SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air and the Transport Workers Union today jointly announced that the carrier's 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent. "I very much appreciate the hard work of both negotiating teams, and am pleased the agreement was ratified by such a large majority of the members," said Gene Hahn, Horizon Air's senior vice president of operations. "I remain grateful for the services our licensed dispatchers...

2014-04-16 16:21:05

Non-Stop Service to First Mainland China Destination Gateway Launches HONOLULU, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has reached a new milestone today as it launched three-times weekly non-stop service to Beijing, the latest addition to its expanded international network and first mainland China destination. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75688 The departure of Flight HA 897 was preceded by festivities at the boarding gate at Honolulu International Airport...

2014-04-16 12:22:17

World's best-selling airplane marks historic milestone with delivery to United Airlines SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered the 8,000th 737 to come off the production line to United Airlines, marking another important milestone for the world's best-selling airplane. The airplane, a Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range), features a special logo. The 737 is the first commercial airplane in history to reach this delivery milestone. The program...

2014-04-16 12:21:31

SAINT-CLOUD, France, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastest Selling Falcon Ever Another milestone in the Falcon 7X program was reached this week with the roll-out of the 250th aircraft at Dassault Aviation's Charles Lindbergh Hall in Merignac near Bordeaux, France. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/681217 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) The aircraft entered final...

2014-04-16 12:21:13

DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSA Airlines, Inc. today announced the company's president and chief executive officer Keith Houk, after more than 25 years of outstanding service, has elected to retire from his current role. Succeeding Houk will be Dion Flannery, most recently president of US Airways Express. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75569 Flannery's appointment as president of PSA will be effective Aug. 31, 2014. After Aug. 31, Houk has agreed to...


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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...

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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...

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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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