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2014-09-10 12:20:44

First mainline carrier to obtain FAA approval FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines was the first airline with a paperless cockpit, and now American's cabins are also paperless. The airline is the first mainline carrier to provide flight attendants with electronic manuals, accessible through a handheld tablet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "The accessibility and functionality that the tablet provides our flight attendants...

2014-09-10 08:21:51

SAO PAULO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and best-fare airline company in Latin America ("Company"), in compliance with article 157, §4 of Law no. 6,404/76 and CVM Instruction no. 358/2002, hereby announces the amendment of the terms and conditions of certain tender offers previously announced, carried through its subsidiary Gol LuxCo S.A. ("LuxCo"),...

2014-09-10 08:20:51

Airline Awarded 3 Honors Including Coveted "Reader's Choice" NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways, the world's five-star airline, won three honors, including a top Readers' Choice award in SAVEUR Magazine annual Culinary Travel Awards. Winners of the Culinary Travel Awards, one of the industry's premier recognition events, were announced on September 8(th) and represent "the world's best cities, markets, restaurants, bars, hotels, airlines, and other experiences." Qatar...

2014-09-09 23:12:10

Advanced Fluid Cell Presses Will Lower Fabrication Cost of Sheet Metal Parts for Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing and Xizi Aviation Vasteras, Sweden (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As the schedule ramps up to production of the COMAC 919, two first-tier Chinese suppliers have purchased fluid cell presses from Avure Technologies to reduce fabrication steps and dramatically decrease the cost of components they are manufacturing for the new single-aisle aircraft. Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing...

2014-09-09 23:03:57

ReportsnReports.com adds “Business Jet Market by Aircraft Type (Light Jet, Mid-size Jet, Large Jet), by Geography (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa) - Global Forecasts, Trends & Analysis to 2014 - 2020" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Report provides analysis of the business jet market over the next five years. It contains an analysis of the drivers, challenges, and restraints that affect the...

2014-09-09 23:01:16

Three days away from the completion of its fundraising campaign, the Perception Neuron team gives all of its backers an immediate stretch goal and reveals the latest photos from its prototypes. Beijing, China (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 With only three days left in its fundraising campaign, the Perception Neuron team has decided to give all of its backers an instant stretch goal as a way to thank its community. “We wanted to reward all our existing backers because the support we have...

2014-09-09 16:21:19

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) President Scott Kirby will present at the 2(nd) Annual Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference on Tuesday, September 16 at 10:55 a.m. PDT. Kirby will also present at the Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, September 18 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 A live audio webcast of both events will be available at aa.com/investorrelations....

2014-09-09 16:21:15

HONOLULU, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), has announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month of August and the year to date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO SYSTEM-WIDE OPERATIONS(1) AUGUST 2014 2013 % CHANGE ------ ---- ---- -------- PAX 928,008 928,616 (0.1%) RPMS (000) 1,314,807...

2014-09-09 16:21:04

Live audio webcast available at ir.united.com CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The presentation will begin at 9:15 a.m. PDT / 12:15 p.m. EDT. The live audio webcast and accompanying presentation will be available on the investor relations section of United's website at ir.united.com. The company will archive the audio webcast on the website within 24 hours of the...

2014-09-09 12:21:43

QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair will begin seasonal non-stop service from Portland, Oregon to Reykjavik, Iceland beginning May 20, 2015 and continuing through October 21, 2015. With this new route, Icelandair now provides flights to its third gateway in the Pacific Northwest region of North America, and 14(th) overall in the United States and Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144508 Icelandair's 2015 route network is the largest in the...


Latest Aviation Reference Libraries

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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