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GEDERA, Israel, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TAT Technologies Ltd.
Discounted airfare scam snags conference registrants CALGARY, March 23, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet has uncovered a scam involving a deeply discounted airfare offer for registrants of an upcoming
SUNNYVALE, California, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New ARINC 429 VIP Accelerates Test-bench Development for Reliable Communication Interfaces for Avionics Systems
BEIJING, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air New Zealand and Air China have released details of a proposed alliance on services between China and New Zealand.
BEIJING, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As travel between China and the United States gains in popularity fast, increasing capacity continuously on China-US routes has been one of the Air China's
First passenger flight using China-made aviation biofuel BEIJING, March 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], Hainan Airlines and Sinopec today celebrated China's first
Delta gives back to those who have sacrificed immensely for their country ATLANTA, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has signed on as a national sponsor for
HALIFAX, March 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Chorus Aviation Inc.
Starting in April, passengers on this route will be able to enjoy their flights on one of the world's most modern aircraft four times a week MEXICO
62 volunteers, including Delta and GOL Airline employees, retirees and customers, will build six homes in Buenos Aires ATLANTA and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/
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...
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...
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...
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 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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