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2014-10-14 12:21:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems provides technology that supports Gulfstream's new G500/G600 business jet models. Gulfstream announced the clean-sheet aircraft before a crowd of approximately 3,000 people today at a ceremony in Savannah, Georgia. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The two new aircraft optimize speed, wide-cabin comfort and efficiency to offer customers best-in-class performance with advanced...

2014-10-14 12:21:24

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will unveil new check-in options tomorrow for its most frequent travelers at San Francisco International Airport, enabling faster movement from the curb to the gate. The airline will open a new reception lobby for members of its invitation-only Global Services program and a new check-in area for Premier members of its MileagePlus loyalty program. Located across from doors five and six, on the departures level of Terminal 3, the new...

2014-10-14 12:21:17

Our Winter Travel Sale is Here for the Holidays! DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for winter travel. Customers can take advantage of fares as low as $49, $99, $129, and $149 one-way to select markets today, October 14 through Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city. Fares are available for travel on nonstop flights every day except Fridays and...

2014-10-14 12:21:13

Memorandum Of Understanding Outlines 20-Aircraft Purchase, Including Launch Order For Newly Announced Gulfstream G500 SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Qatar Airways for the purchase of up to 20 aircraft. The agreement was announced in conjunction with Gulfstream's introduction of an all-new family of business jets, the Gulfstream G500 and G600. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320...

2014-10-14 12:21:10

Flexjet Is The Exclusive North American Launch Customer For Gulfstream's Highly Anticipated New G500 Aircraft SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today held a signing ceremony with Dallas-based Flexjet LLC following Gulfstream's announcement of the all-new Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600. Flexjet is a leading provider of fractional aircraft ownership services, operating a fleet of more than 150 business jet aircraft....

2014-10-14 12:21:00

All-New Gulfstream G500 And G600 Optimize Speed, Cabin Comfort And Efficiency, Introduce Industry-Leading Safety Technologies SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today introduced an all-new family of business jets: the Gulfstream G500 and G600. The two new aircraft optimize speed, wide-cabin comfort and efficiency to offer customers best-in-class performance with advanced safety features....

2014-10-14 12:20:45

Offers $1,000 Gift Cards and Discounted Flight Hours NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Partner, the global leader in private aviation, has announced a new client referral promotion in the United States. Until December 31(st), US residents who successfully refer new clients to Air Partner USA may choose between a $1,000 American Express gift card and 5% discount on their next jet charter. Air Partner USA JetCard members may also choose from a third option, which offers a...

2014-10-14 08:22:05

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Members of the American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) are extending their sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt, who died in the crash of an airtanker in the line of duty, on Wednesday, October 8. A long-time contract pilot for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CALFIRE), Hunt had been piloting a CALFIRE-operated Grumman S-2T, dropping...

2014-10-14 08:20:50

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is once again offering its famous "Crazy Fares" to Europe starting at $338 one-way (roundtrip purchase is required) from Chicago and New York to Warsaw. It's a savings of nearly 30 percent off the normal non-refundable economy class fare. The fare sale runs from Oct. 14 through Oct. 19, 2014 for travel Nov. 2, 2014 through March 22, 2015 with blackout dates from Dec. 13, 2014 through Jan. 12, 2015. The sale...

2014-10-13 23:03:23

ReportsnReports.com adds “UAV Market by Class (Small, Tactical, Strategic, Special Purpose), Subsystem (Data Link, GCS, Software), Application (Military, Commercial, Homeland Security), funding (Procurements, RDT&E, O&M), & by Payload - Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2020" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) market research report includes the detailed study of the UAVs in the defense, commercial, and...


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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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