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2011-05-13 11:15:00

Solar Impulse HB-SIA, the first Swiss solar-powered aircraft, once again took flight this week, but this time on an international journey from Switzerland to Belgium.

2011-04-05 15:00:00

Designs that may make airplanes greener and quieter for future generations are one step closer to reality with recent NASA contract awards.

2011-04-01 00:14:18

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released February 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released February 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. U.S.

2011-03-06 00:02:30

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released January 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 04, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released January 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Business Jet Delivery Cycles—2000 to 2010 View As illustrated in Chart A to the right, the...

2011-02-01 00:18:58

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released December 2010 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets.

2010-10-04 18:31:00

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The final Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner to join the flight test fleet made its first flight today from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

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2010-05-18 09:05:00

An 18-month NASA research effort to visualize the passenger airplanes of the future has produced some ideas that at first glance may appear to be old fashioned.

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2010-01-21 13:55:00

Bernard Piccard is hoping to raise awareness about the potential for renewable energy by flying a solar-powered aircraft around the world.

2009-01-27 14:42:00

Reservations Now Being Accepted for 2nd Quarter Delivery DALLAS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- PlaneSmart! Aviation announced today that it is adding the Pilatus PC-12 to its fleet of aircraft available to customers. The first of the new line-up of turboprops is scheduled to arrive in early 2Q 2009.

2008-09-17 18:00:17

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON - Federal aviation officials approved a new type of small jet despite problems with the plane's design and production, overruling safety concerns voiced by government engineers, inspectors and test pilots, according to federal and congressional investigators.


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