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2014-09-15 08:27:21

LONDON, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parajet International has teamed up with world-renowned adventurer and survival expert Bear Grylls to launch the BG Paramotor

2013-02-14 23:04:25

Unlike typical passive standers, the 'active' standing Evolv Glider™ allows users to move the handles with their arms which creates a reciprocal movement in the legs.

2012-07-08 23:00:16

Never in the history of flight has a pilot flown 475 miles using only the sun and a small wing attached to their body. Zapata, TX (PRWEB) July 08, 2012

2011-08-09 00:00:28

Las Vegas Powered Paragliding LLC provides a combination of Paragliding services that can't be found anywhere else in southern Nevada.

2011-06-28 09:00:00

DULUTH, Minn. and ZHUHAI, China, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Aircraft and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd. (CAIGA) today announced that the two companies have completed their merger.

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2010-11-22 09:22:00

Airplanes do not look much like birds -- unless you were to imagine a really weird bird or a very strange plane -- but should they?


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2012-03-10 08:50:43

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on January 24, 1985 at 2:50 PM EST and landed at Kennedy on January 27 at 4:23 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 49 times at an altitude of 220 nautical miles and an inclination of 28.5 degrees and travelled 1.3 million miles. The mission lasted 3 days, 1 hour, 33 minutes, and 23 seconds. The launch scheduled for January 23 was scrubbed due to freezing weather conditions. (Orbiter Challenger was scheduled for Mission 51-C but thermal tile problems...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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