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2014-07-25 08:20:29

In a recent interview by Bloomberg, attorney Jonathan C. Reiter of the Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, discussed the FAA's decision to expand its ban on flights in conflict zones. NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based aviation accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter offered his legal perspective on the FAA's decision to expand a ban on flights in conflict zones during a recent interview with Bloomberg. The decision was made by the agency after a projectile from Gaza...

2014-07-18 16:20:37

Major Step Forward for Radar-Activated Lighting for Wind Farms NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laufer Wind (http://www.lauferwind.com) today announced the successful demonstration of its Aircraft Detection Sight Solution (ADSS), the first-ever trial against a radar-activated obstruction lighting system on a wind farm in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) participated in the trial. Laufer...

Terminal Sequencing and Spacing technology
2014-07-16 04:00:24

Karen Northon, NASA A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. The Terminal Sequencing and Spacing (TSS) technology will enable air traffic controllers to better manage the spacing between aircraft as they fly more efficient approaches into airports, saving both time and fuel and reducing emissions. TSS is the another...

2014-07-15 23:13:55

PicturesOnGold.com Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve same day delivery of its Custom Made Jewelry by Drone, once commercial usage is approved by the FAA. Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 PicturesOnGold.com offers customers a wide array of jewelry featuring photo engraved lockets, photo pendants, charms, bracelets, watches, sports pieces, and the largest collection of Patron Saint Medals in the world. The New York City based personalized jewelry company has been well...

2014-07-15 16:21:36

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The Terminal Sequencing and Spacing (TSS) technology will enable air traffic controllers to better manage the spacing between aircraft as they fly more efficient...

2014-07-15 12:20:50

The new CM-300/350 V2 radios will replace approximately 28,000 aging ATC radios in more than 2,000 FAA facilities nationwide. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received an In-service Decision certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the General Dynamics CM-300/350 V2 UHF and VHF air traffic control (ATC) radios. With the certification, the new CM-300/350 V2 radios are approved for installation and operation...

2014-07-15 08:20:24

Federal Aviation Administration Grants a Certificate of Authorization for the Trimble UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Mesa County in Colorado has received a Certificate of Authorization (COA) that will allow the Public Works Department to operate its Trimble® UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution throughout the county. A COA is an authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allowing the...

2014-07-14 12:21:51

FAA-approved facilities to benefit residents through emergency transport capabilities BRADFORD, Texas, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency responders in Anderson County and the surrounding region soon will have access to new heliports that will support medical transport of critical-care patients to hospitals in Dallas and Tyler. The facilities, located between Palestine and Athens off State Highway 19, are the result of a public-private partnership between the Bradford community,...

2014-07-13 08:20:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has received FAA supplemental type certification (STC) for its new tablet-based electronic flight bag (EFB) system on the Airbus A320 series aircraft. The system allows tablet devices, such as an Apple® iPad, to display critical flight information for enhanced operational effectiveness and offers a clear upgrade path to accommodate future airspace technologies. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit...

spacex falcon 9
2014-07-13 03:44:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online SpaceX, the California-based rocket company established by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk, announced on Friday that its Falcon 9 launch system had been certified by the US Air Force as having completed three successful flights. In a statement, the company said that the certification was “a prerequisite for companies seeking to win business from the Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Program” and that meeting...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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