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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. This active standing provides both upper body strengthening along with lower body range of motion, leading to positive health outcomes for the users. Elbeton, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution alliance with...

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 Dustin Martin, US Hang Gliding Champion, and Jonny Durand, an Australian RedBull athlete, smashed the World Hang Gliding Open Distance record with a powerless flight of over 474 miles from Zapata, Texas, to east of Lubbock. The previous record had been set almost a decade ago by Austrian world champion, Manfred Ruhmer, who flew 435 miles,...

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. Las Vegas Powered Paragliding LLC trained pilots are some of the best and safest paraglider/powered paraglider pilots and have the most fun possible in the sport. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Las Vegas Powered Paragliding LLC offers flight training in Paragliding and Powered Paragliding. Las Vegas Powered Paragliding LLC sale and rent some of the...

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. With the previously announced merger now finalized, Cirrus Aircraft, a global leader in general aviation, joins China's leading general aviation product and services company to form a worldwide general aviation enterprise. "We're very excited to have joined forces with CAIGA," said...

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2010-11-22 09:22:00

Engineers in California and South Africa envision more fuel-efficient design Airplanes do not look much like birds -- unless you were to imagine a really weird bird or a very strange plane -- but should they? This question is exactly what a pair of engineers in California and South Africa inadvertently answered recently when they set about re-thinking the ubiquitous tube-and-wings aircraft architecture from scratch in order to make airplanes more fuel efficient. The modern airplane design...

2009-06-05 15:02:00

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of about 1,800 outdoor play set gliders due to a fall hazard. The gliders were sold as accessories to play set apparatus under brand names Heartland Premium Play Systems, Yardline Play Systems and Backyard Play Systems, the commission said Thursday. The retaining rings connecting the green plastic glider to the play set can detach, presenting a risk to children, the commission said in a statement. About 1,800 of the...


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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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