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2014-10-15 08:20:32

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) will host a conference call on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, to discuss the third quarter 2014 earnings results. The format will be to provide an overview of the results followed by a Q & A session. Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time -- 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time -- 10:00 a.m. Central Time -- 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time The...

2014-10-15 08:20:30

Online booking portal provides greater flexibility to Swiss WorldCargo and its clients to quickly respond to changing market dynamics BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced that Swiss WorldCargo, the airfreight division of Swiss International Air Lines, has successfully launched a new eBooking system based on Unisys' cargo portal services technology. The Swiss WorldCargo-branded eBooking platform is based on Unisys Cargo Portal...

2014-10-14 20:20:16

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that Luxair Luxembourg Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. APB's newest program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the Split Scimitar Winglet is that it uses the...

2014-10-14 20:20:15

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), an ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, announces the following schedule for its third quarter 2014 earnings release and webcast information: Earnings Release - 3Q14 Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014 Time: Before stock market open This release will be available on our website: http://ir.volaris.com...

2014-10-14 16:20:47

Exceptional performance, proven core, environmentally sustainable technologies and one of the most comprehensive service plans will set PurePower PW800 engines apart in the heavy business jet market SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced that its PurePower(®) PW800 engines are the power behind the new Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets, which launched today at Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s Georgia headquarters. P&WC is a...

2014-10-14 16:20:30

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $55 Million settlement subject to court approval with Asiana Airlines, Inc. ("Asiana Airlines") in In re: Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1775 (JG) (VVP), a multi-district litigation pending in the Eastern District of New York. To date, plaintiffs have entered into settlements with 22 defendant groups totaling $903 million, of which settlements with...

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...


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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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