Quantcast

Latest Aviation Stories

2014-10-13 12:20:47

Lockheed Martin introduces new modular sensor to the mid-size turret market ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a new high definition 15-inch sensor system called INFIRNO(TM). The sensor system's modular components can be removed and replaced in the field to meet changing mission requirements and reduce operation and maintenance costs. INFIRNO is a turret-mounted system with high performing optical sensors that enable users to...

2014-10-13 08:21:10

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Opportunities in Aerospace Interior Market 2014-2020: Market Size, Market Share, Trend and Forecast Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Global commercial aerospace interior market is expected to increase with a CAGR of 4.6% by 2020. The major drivers for aerospace interior market are increasing air passenger traffic, growth in air freight volumes,...

2014-10-13 08:20:48

Airline Marks New Service with Uber "Downtown Express" Inaugural Flight and an In-Flight Performance by Grammy Award-Winning Country Star SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the low-fare, upscale airline, today celebrates the launch of its new nonstop flights from Dallas Love Field (DAL) with a special inaugural flight, the unveiling of its new Dallas home and some Texas-sized deals for travelers. As of today, Virgin America launches three daily nonstop...

2014-10-11 12:20:11

NEW DELHI, Oct. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Travel Awards (WTA) Reception Ceremony for 2014 was held at the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi India on the evening of October 10(th), with Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd receiving high recognition by industry judges and passengers and awarded with "Asia's Leading Airline Business Class" at the event. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141011/151603 At last year's WTA, Hainan Airlines had received the award of World's and Asia's Leading...

2014-10-10 16:21:08

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer delivered today the first Legacy 500, its new midsize executive jet. The launch customer, a Brazilian company, received the aircraft during a ceremony at Embraer headquarters, in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. "The entry into service of the Legacy 500 is yet another important achievement by our Company," said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, President and CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. "Our teams developed a revolutionary product,...

2014-10-10 16:20:51

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 1.8 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for September, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 3.0 percent compared to September 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for September decreased 3.2 percent to 4,744,658 compared to 4,899,354 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 80.9 percent compared to 79.9 percent in September...

2014-10-10 12:20:43

SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that it has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) covering the installation of Split Scimitar Winglets for three additional configurations of the Boeing 737-800. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151472 Split Scimitar Winglets can now be installed on all Boeing 737-800 and 737-900ER aircraft. All remaining commercial and private variants of the 737 Next-Generation...

2014-10-10 12:20:37

New Travel Options Now Available at southwest.com as Daily Service Between San Jose, Costa Rica, and Baltimore/Washington Begins March 7, 2015, Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today published an initial flight schedule for new, daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport and Juan Santa Maria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, facilitating connecting service...

2014-10-10 08:21:02

Airline is European launch customer for the 787-9 LONDON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Virgin Atlantic Airways are celebrating the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline is the first European airline to take delivery of the 787-9 and plans to operate the airplane initially on its London Heathrow to Boston route. Virgin Atlantic's first 787-9 touched down at London's Gatwick Airport today following a more than 7,400 kilometer (4,000...

2014-10-10 08:20:26

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today it will release financial results for its fiscal year 2015 second quarter ended September 30, 2014, after the market closes on Thursday, November 6, 2014. In conjunction with the release, Bristow has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Friday, November 7, 2014, starting at 10:00...


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...

More Articles (7 articles) »
Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
Related