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2014-09-11 23:13:29

The Global Air Traffic Control equipment market is estimated to be at $4160.2 million in 2014 and expected to register a CAGR of 4.82% to reach $5519.5 million by 2020. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/air-traffic-control-equipment-market-159216929.html (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The report provides an in-depth analysis of the "Air Traffic Control Equipment Market by product types (Communication, Navigation, and Surveillance), by Geography (North America, Europe, Latin...

2014-09-11 08:20:46

CALGARY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at the CIBC 13(th) Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 Time: 6:10 a.m. PDT / 7:10 a.m. MDT / 9:10 a.m. EDT Location: Montréal, QC The CIBC 13th Annual Eastern...

2014-09-10 23:01:12

Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, is proud to announce that Pharmagest, a European leader providing turnkey solutions to healthcare professionals, chooses the Lynx™ PDA from Datalogic for running its OPTISTOCK application in pharmacies. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, is proud to announce that Pharmagest, a European leader providing turnkey...

2014-09-10 16:20:22

HONOLULU, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has completed the first half of 2014 with high marks, leading the U.S. airline industry in on-time performance for the sixth consecutive month and arriving on schedule 93.3 percent of the time throughout the month of July 2014. The airline also reported fewest flight cancellations in July at 0.1 percent, representing five cancellations out of 6,808 total flights, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation...

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...


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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