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2014-03-03 12:21:10

This seminar to educate aircraft and aircraft parts suppliers on FAA rules and regulations for doing business overseas. DAYTON, Ohio, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) and the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association (DRMA) announced today that they will host, "Practical Tips for Suppliers of Civil Aircraft and Aircraft Parts to Increase Exports," a seminar on Thurs., March 20, 2014, at the Dayton Crown Plaza from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This seminar...

2014-02-24 23:04:36

Airship Will Enter Service in Spring of This Year Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today that another 40D airship S/N A40D-22 is entering final stages of production before entering service in the spring of this year. The 40D Sky Dragon is designed to accommodate a market demand for airships capable of multi-mission applications, ranging from advertising...

2014-02-24 08:21:22

FAA-Tested Solution Helps Airlines Migrate From Decommissioned Networks to NextGen Networks AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvFinity, developer of data communication solutions for the aviation industry, today announced the availability of AvFinity NADIN CONNECT AIRS(TM), a solution designed to speed aviation's adoption of the FAA's NextGen digital communications advancements. The AvFinity NADIN CONNECT AIRS provides rapid benefits from NextGen efficiencies and an...

2014-02-06 12:21:48

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that it has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) from the FAA for Split Scimitar Winglets to be installed on Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The Split Scimitar Winglet program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the...

2014-01-31 23:04:15

Aeros’ 3200e Aerostat Lends Persistent Aerial Surveillance to Structure and Event Security Missions Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, today announced the availability of a new mid-size aerostat designed to address evolving infrastructure security challenges, the 3200e ISR surveillance system. Key infrastructure security concerns have increased over recent years...

2014-01-29 12:20:32

Work Will Sustain Reliable, Safe Air Travel Throughout United States ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) work supporting foundational elements of the Federal Aviation Administration's National Airspace System (NAS) will continue through October 2017. The corporation was awarded a $440 million extension to the NAS Integration Support Contract (NISC), which it has held for the past four years. (Logo:...

2014-01-27 12:20:31

Satterfield Aerospace will do final engineering design and FAA certification of SmartTray X2 product line PHOENIX, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartTray International, LLC, an innovation leader and pioneer of proprietary, simple, safe, low cost tablet device in-flight entertainment (IFE) platforms, announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Satterfield Aerospace, a Northridge, California based company. Satterfield has been selected to do the final engineering,...

2014-01-24 23:03:36

For the latest information and dialogue on U.S. commercial launch activities, commercial human spaceflight, commercial crew, and commercial spaceports, register for the 17th Annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC. The conference is set to take place on February 6th and 7th and includes the opportunity to meet and network with key federal officials from DOT, NASA, and DOD, industry leaders, space entrepreneurs, international space partners, legislators,...

2014-01-22 23:02:56

‘Sky Crow’ Now Ready for Global Rollout Following Customer Delivery of First System Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 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 joined the “Sky Cobra” and Aeros’ existing aerostat production models (Aeros 3200, Aeros 21M, Aeros 1170) available for acquisition by...

2014-01-16 23:29:38

Company to Begin Testing Airline Pilots Per New FAA Policy Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Apnix Sleep Diagnostics has recently announced new methods for testing for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. According to the National Sleep Foundation nearly 70 million Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. What's more, at least a quarter of all men suffer from sleep apnea. It's an unfortunate fact that many of those with sleep apnea often go undiagnosed and the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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