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2014-09-23 23:04:28

Company honored for development of free web-based landing zone database NASHVILLE (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) is proud to announce that Protean LLC has been honored as the 2014 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award recipient for development of the LZControl.com database, a free flight safety service the company provides the air medical industry. Jennifer Hardcastle, Sales Manager - Air Medical Specialist for Airbus Helicopters Inc., presented Protean CEO John...

2014-09-18 23:00:58

ShandsCair EC155 B1 and Vanderbilt EC130 B4 to be exhibited at Booth 523 GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 One of the most capable and sophisticated helicopters available for the air medical transport industry, ShandsCair Flight Program’s new EC155 B1, will be featured by Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Sept. 22-24, in Nashville, Tenn. The recently delivered and placed into service ShandsCair EC155 and the Vanderbilt University...

TechDemoSat-1
2014-08-13 02:30:40

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has released a video from a camera mounted on an exterior panel of TechDemoSat-1, which shows the satellite moments after separation from the Fregat upper stage of its Soyuz-2 launcher, and as it begins its first orbit in Space. TechDemoSat-1 was launched on 8th July 2014, and is an in-orbit technology demonstration mission, carrying innovative payloads for British academia and industry. The video capture starts...

2014-08-11 20:20:34

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Strategy Guide - World's 10 Leading Commercial Aerospace Companies - Key Strategies, Plans, SWOT, Trends & Outlook - Airbus Group, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, General Dynamics, GE Aviation, Rolls Royce, Safran, Honeywell, United Technologies...

TechDemoSat-1 selfie
2014-07-26 03:45:39

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has released an image taken by an inspection camera on board TechDemoSat-1 to mark the completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP) for the satellite, which was launched on 8th July. The image was taken minutes after separation of the satellite from the Soyuz-2 launcher and shows a view of the Earth from space, with the spacecraft’s Antenna Pointing Mechanism in shot. The inspection camera which...

2014-07-23 23:18:17

North America Maritime Security Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.40% from 2014 to 2019. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-maritime-security-8026085687.html (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Marine threats from human or natural agents such as terrorists, environmental destruction, sea-borne illegal immigration, and international criminal and piracy threats have created more demand for regulated and standard maritime security systems. Due to this the worldwide revenue of...

2014-07-16 12:21:50

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW -- The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) today announced that Airbus - the aeronautics leader - has joined CCAM's industry, academic and government consortium dedicated to manufacturing breakthroughs and advancements in applied research. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127648 CCAM, Airbus and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe used the occasion of the Farnborough...

2014-07-13 08:20:17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Airbus as a primary maintenance service provider for Airbus' Flight Hour Services (FHS) and component repair support. The long-term agreement covers UTC Aerospace Systems components on all Airbus platforms. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Under the agreement, Airbus will send FHS covered components requiring repair to UTC...

2014-07-10 23:00:39

Massachusetts State Police takes delivery of their fourth EC135T2+, further demonstrating Airbus Helicopters Inc.'s strong leadership position in the U.S. law enforcement helicopter market. Grand Prairie, Texas (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) has delivered a fourth EC135T2+ twin engine helicopter to the Massachusetts State Police, further demonstrating the company’s strong leadership position in the U.S. law enforcement helicopter market for both single engine...

2014-07-06 23:00:45

Rise in international trade and increase in terrorist activities stimulates rise in the maritime security market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/maritime-security-reports-4395008579.html (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Marine threats from human or natural agents such as terrorist, environmental destruction, illegal seaborne immigration, and international criminal and piracy threats have created more demand for regulated and standard maritime security systems. Therefore, the...


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.'