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Sierra Nevada Challenges NASA Decision On Crew Transport

Sierra Nevada Challenges NASA Decision On Crew Transport Contracts

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) has filed a formal protest over NASA’s decision to grant a total of $6.8 billion in contracts to Boeing and SpaceX for the construction of next-generation vehicles...

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2014-09-30 08:20:38

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, today announced HP will integrate the optimized Jeppesen JetPlan flight planning engine into the HP Flight Operations suite. Under this agreement, Jeppesen's JetPlan flight planning engine will power HP's flight planning interface, enabling airlines to increase the efficiency of their operations, reduce costs and enhance the passenger experience. HP's Flight Operations is a...

2014-09-29 20:20:45

Airline becomes first Asian customer to take delivery of Boeing's newest passenger jumbo jet EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air China today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 747-8 Intercontinental. Air China is the first carrier in Asia to operate the passenger version of the new, fuel-efficient 747-8. The new airplane is the first of seven 747-8 Intercontinentals Air China has on order. "Air China has been operating 747s since...

2014-09-29 20:20:34

-- Changes will align common resources and capabilities ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will consolidate the majority of its defense services and support-related activities from Washington state to other locations in the U.S. as part of efforts to improve the competitiveness of its Boeing Defense, Space & Security unit. The majority of the work will be relocated to Oklahoma City and St. Louis, where similar activities are performed today. Some...

2014-09-29 12:21:49

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Booen was named Director, Aviall Government Services at Aviall, Inc. Aviall Government Services supports more than 50 military branches in 30 countries around the world, ensuring fleet operational readiness and peak aircraft performance. Michael brings with him 30 years of military and private sector experience, including 20 years in the United States Air Force (USAF). Since retiring from the USAF, Michael held leadership positions at...

2014-09-29 08:20:56

Norwegian carrier uses mobile EFB services to operate efficiently in challenging terrain ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wideroe, a leading regional carrier of Scandinavia, recently gained authorization to operate in a paperless environment, using Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) solutions delivered through iPad and Aviobook EFB software. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, helped Wideroe gain the fully digital Civil Aviation...

2014-09-28 16:20:18

SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Etihad Airways and Boeing yesterday celebrated the roll-out of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner, featuring its elegant new 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery at an event in Seattle, Washington. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140928/148833 The event was attended by state officials, VIPs, media and executives from Boeing and Etihad Airways as the airline reinforced the importance of the U.S. to the carrier's extensive and growing international...

2014-09-28 08:20:12

- The aircraft with the new color scheme has arrived in Beijing; September 29 marks the day of its maiden flight. BEIJING, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China's aircraft which sports the "AIR CHINA LOVES CHINA" color scheme arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport on September 28 Beijing time, and September 29 marks the day of its maiden flight CA1501 Beijing - Shanghai. After that, it will be operated on routes Beijing-Shanghai/Guangzhou. The background color of the...

2014-09-28 04:20:13

SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Etihad Airways and Boeing celebrated the roll out of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner at an event in Seattle, Washington overnight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140928/148805 The aircraft featured Etihad Airways' new 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery which was unveiled in Hamburg, Germany this week. James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways Aviation Group, said the airline was proud to be one of the world's largest...

2014-09-28 00:20:16

New 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery reminiscent of desert landscape, inspired by culture of the United Arab Emirates EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today rolled out of its paint hangar the first 787-9 Dreamliner that will be delivered to Etihad Airways. The airplane is painted in the airline's new 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery with colors reminiscent of the desert landscape, inspired by the culture, Islamic design and architecture motifs of the United...

2014-09-25 23:04:01

Aircraft Lighting Market report offers market analysis of the aircraft lighting market for the next six years. It contains an analysis of drivers, challenges, and restraints that impact the industry. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/aircraft-lighting-market-1092.html (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 According to a new market research report "Commercial Aircraft Lighting Market by Technology (LED, OLED, Custom Controlled Light, Photoluminescent Light), Geography...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'