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2014-10-13 16:20:35

Machinists fabricate first 737 MAX fuselage stringer AUBURN, Wash., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has started production of the first 737 MAX fuselage stringers at Boeing Fabrication Integrated AeroStructures in Auburn, Wash. Stringers run the length of the fuselage structure giving it stability and strength. After forming, Boeing will send the stringers to Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kan. for incorporation into the first 737 MAX fuselage. From there the...

2014-10-13 12:22:05

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Aviation Market in North America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Airport and Airlines comprise the Aviation market in North America. This market includes some of the legacy airlines in the world such as Delta Airlines and United Airlines and some of the world's busiest airports such as Atlanta Airport and Chicago O'Hare International...

2014-10-13 12:21:27

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $90.6 million foreign military sale contract from the U.S. Army to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) systems to the Qatar Emiri Air Force. Qatar marks the 14(th) international customer for the M-TADS/PNVS system. Fielded in 2005, M-TADS/PNVS provides Apache pilots with long-range, precision engagement and pilotage capabilities for safe...

2014-10-13 12:21:19

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Perrone, national president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), the union that represents Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical employees, released the following statement upon the reopening of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAU ARTCC): "PASS stands with the FAA and the entire aviation community in recognition of the hard work and heroic efforts of Technical Operations...

2014-10-13 12:20:57

Company Introduces New Nonstop Service from its home airport; Celebrates throughout Dallas by giving away 1,000 Free Flights DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is giving away 1,000 free flights to celebrate its new-found freedom from its home airport, Dallas Love Field. The carrier is celebrating the repeal of the law known as the "Wright Amendment" which was imposed in 1979, limiting the reach of Dallas' convenient airport. Starting today, the airline...

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,...


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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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