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2015-05-13 04:20:31

Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways Continue to Rank Highest in Their Respective Segments WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The airline industry is evolving from merely

2015-05-13 04:20:28

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Ranks Highest in Overall Customer Satisfaction With Airline Loyalty/Rewards Programs for Second Consecutive Year WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-12 16:21:45

QUINCY, Mass., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair today announces further expansion of its global network

2015-05-12 16:21:42

PANAMA CITY, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A.

2015-05-12 16:20:45

DALLAS, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) today announced staffing and funding for a Strike Preparedness Committee.

2015-05-12 16:20:36

SEATTLE, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

2015-05-12 12:21:04

Company is making it easier to search, book and buy the best flight for you CHICAGO, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today unveiled the beta version of the company's new homepage

2015-05-12 12:20:37

Third location for Aircraft and Charter Management Organization WILMINGTON, Del., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- flyADVANCED, the mid-Atlantic provider of executive and personal

2015-05-12 04:20:14

Airline to take delivery of seven 777, five 737 airplanes in 2015 SEATTLE, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines celebrated a milestone with the delivery

2015-05-11 16:21:45

DALLAS, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the 8th Annual Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference.


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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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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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