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2014-01-06 12:21:33

Report Details Five Obstacles to US Leadership in Global Air Transportation WASHINGTON, Jan.

NASA Offers Site For Virginia Tech Drones
2014-01-03 15:50:31

NASA announced on Friday that the selection of six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites could have an impact on its research at two of its facilities.

2013-12-30 16:20:09

GRAND FORKS, N.D., Dec.

FAA Announces Drone Sites
2013-12-30 16:39:28

The FAA has announced six sites that will be set aside for the development of these unmanned drone aviation systems. The sites are located in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

2013-12-30 12:20:15

Video: http://youtu.be/Pygs5sswvqE CORPUS CHRISTI,

Government Debates Over Possible Move To Lift In-Flight Mobile Ban
2013-12-13 10:38:40

On Thursday the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to consider whether the decades-old ban on in-flight mobile phones should be lifted. On the same day the federal Department of Transportation, along with three members of Congress, asked for legislation to hang up calls on planes altogether.

2013-12-10 23:30:35

Onboard Systems manufactures a growing line of electric swivels designed to enhance flight safety for external load missions transporting spinning loads.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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