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2011-08-11 12:55:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announces the successful testing of the state-of-the-art Upper Stage Engine Technology (USET) Hydrogen Turbopump Assembly (TPA) at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Aerojet and its teammate, Florida Turbine Technologies Inc. (FTT), Jupiter, Fla. designed, manufactured, assembled and delivered the turbopump assembly to the AFRL test facility and successfully...

2011-08-04 06:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL) (the "Company") today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2011. Highlights include the following: Net loss and net loss per share for the second quarter of 2011 were $2.4 million and $0.13, respectively. The Company's new pilot contract with the Air Line Pilots Association ("ALPA"), effective February 2011, increased pilot compensation and benefits and caused an increase in...

2011-07-27 06:30:00

ATLANTA, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial results for the June 2011 quarter. Key points include: Delta's net income for the June 2011 quarter was $366 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, excluding special items(1). Delta's net income was $198 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, for the June 2011 quarter. Strong top line revenue growth of 12% year over year helped offset more than $1 billion higher fuel expense. Delta generated a...

2011-07-20 13:37:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has successfully completed a chill test and 1.9 second ignition test of NASA's J-2X engine at John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss. The J-2X upper-stage engine is in development to power NASA's next era of human spaceflight. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "The successful start of J-2X engine testing demonstrates Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is ready to...

2011-07-16 12:59:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne again demonstrated its large payload lift capabilities by successfully boosting the second GPS- IIF2 navigation satellite for the U.S. government launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force station, Fla. The satellite was onboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Medium rocket, powered by a Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68 booster engine and an RL10B-2 upper-stage engine. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a...

2011-07-14 16:30:00

OMAHA, Neb., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global manufacturer of engineered products for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services, reported sales for the second quarter of $668.6 million compared with $481.6 million for the same period of 2010. Second quarter 2011 net earnings were $45.8 million, or $1.72 per diluted share, versus second quarter 2010 net earnings of $17.1...

2011-06-10 11:27:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its engine helped propel today's launch of the Delta II launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California. This 149th launch of the Delta II engine carries NASA's Aquarius research satellite to orbit. Aquarius is a focused effort to measure the sea surface salinity of the world's oceans. The satellite will provide the global view of salinity variability needed...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

DELTA, BC, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Deploy Technologies Inc. (OTC: DPLY) announced today that the company has been registered as an Extraprovincial Company under the Business Corporations Act of British Columbia, Canada on May 10, 2011. Deploy Technologies Inc. is a Nevada, USA Corporation with its head office in Delta, British Columbia, Canada. The company is required to charge HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) on its products sold in Canada and extraprovincial registration was...

2011-05-19 12:40:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) invites New York baseball fans to upgrade their game experience at an interactive three-day event celebrating the city's two beloved teams. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) As the official airline of the Yankees and the Mets, Delta is commemorating the iconic interleague series between the teams by hosting its second annual "Delta Dugout" at Madison Square Park, May 20-22. The event will...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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