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2014-06-01 03:51:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Commercial space travel is one step closer to being a reality, thanks to a historic deal between Virgin Galactic, Spaceport America and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) governing suborbital flights launched from the New Mexico facility. The first-of-its-kind agreement establishes how the FAA will coordinate with Spaceport America, which will serve as the launch base for Sir Richard Branson’s suborbital flights, said...

2014-05-27 12:22:00

FAA awards aircraft maintenance technicians with 50 years of service with special honor CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Aircraft Maintenance Technician Day - observed May 24 - United is paying tribute to the contributions and hard work of its most senior mechanics who have earned the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. Upon completion of 50 years of service in aviation maintenance, with at least 30 years as a certified FAA technician, a mechanic qualifies...

2014-05-19 16:20:21

**To Be Presented at the Club's 72nd Awards Gala on October 24, 2014** NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club, recognized as the premier aviation club in the world, will honor Mr. Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO, with the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club will present this award on October 24, 2014, at the 72(nd) Annual Awards Gala to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York...

2014-05-14 08:21:00

Air Washington developed educational materials for A&P mechanic students, incumbent workers, and veterans explaining how they can increase their marketability by pursuing EASA licensing in addition to FAA certification. SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Washington spearheaded a strategy in 2011 to educate Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) mechanic students, incumbent workers, and veterans on how they can develop a global skill set and increase their marketability, career options and...

2014-05-13 12:21:37

GRAND FORKS, N.D., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, North Dakota aerospace and aviation leaders are in Orlando, Fla. for the AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2014 conference. As one of the six Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) designated test sites for integrating UAS into national airspace, the delegation will be at the show to discuss how the nation's first operational unmanned aerial systems (UAS) test site is advancing research and supporting businesses in this...

2014-05-08 12:21:31

ITASCA, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has received an STC from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) - the aviation authority in Japan - to install its Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 777-300 aircraft. The 777-300 is the second aircraft type in JAL's fleet to receive FAA and JCAB approval for...

2014-04-28 23:07:41

Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Managed Organization Well Aligned to Support Aeroscraft’s Military and Commercial Operations Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, today announced an agreement with Drexel Hamilton, a full-service institutional broker-dealer, to join its team of designated investment bankers to solicit institutional investors in its private placement...

2014-04-03 08:20:40

Finding confirms usability of Jeppesen Apps and content on 7.9 inch iPads ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued Jeppesen a letter of operational suitability confirming the form and functionality of iPad mini for use in the cockpit when paired with Jeppesen's electronic flight bag (EFB) solutions. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, worked with the FAA Seattle Aircraft Evaluation Group (AEG) to evaluate the...

2014-03-31 23:24:31

Operation Exceeding Original Mission Capabilities and Performance Criteria Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today the new low-cost and rapidly deployable ‘Sky Crow” tactical aerostat system has received its seventh unit delivery order for OCONUS operations as part of ongoing serial production. “We are experiencing growth in our Sky Crow product line...

2014-03-19 12:22:11

-Results of FAA/Boeing report validate company confidence in 787 design EVERETT, Wash., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing (NYSE:BA) have completed a comprehensive review of the 787's critical systems. The joint review, initiated in January 2013, included an examination of the processes for the design, certification and production of the 787-8. The review's findings validate the integrity of the airplane's design and confirm the...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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