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2014-02-12 23:29:00

Avi-8 Launches Collection of Timepieces in Honour of Iconic British Fighter Planes (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The longest-serving British Jet Fighter, the Hawker Hunter, is the latest inspiration behind watchmaker AVI-8’s new collection of timepieces. AVI-8 launched the Hawker Hunter Collection, as a nod to the feisty jet fighter that broke the world air speed in 1953 and went on to become one of Britain’s most triumphant exports. Regarded by some as the most graceful plane ever...

2009-10-19 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- [NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention] Aircell, the world's leading provider of airborne communications, announces that Hawker Beechcraft Corporation has selected two new Aircell connectivity systems for its line of midsize Hawker business jets. Customers taking delivery of new Hawker 750 and 900XP aircraft in 2010 can equip with their choice of Aircell® High Speed Internet or Aircell's SwiftBroadband solution at the factory. In...

2009-08-03 16:01:00

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Chosen for its ability to deliver big jet capabilities at a midsize price, Robb Report magazine awarded Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) with its prestigious Best of the Best Award for the Hawker 900XP -- the world's best-selling midsize business jet. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090803/NE56039 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070322/HBLOGO ) "The Hawker 900XP is gaining attention from businesses ready to...

2009-05-18 18:17:00

Golf champion touts world's most advanced business jet at EBACE GENEVA, Switzerland, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) announced that seven-time PGA Event Champion Sergio Garcia took ceremonial delivery of the revolutionary Hawker 4000 super-midsized business jet on May 12 at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. The Hawker 4000 is first in its class, first in the world and the most advanced business jet in the world...

2009-03-23 12:46:00

Former Gulfstream and NetJets president brings wealth of industry experience to company WICHITA, Kan., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced its new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W.W. (Bill) Boisture Jr. The former president of industry-leading companies NetJets and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation brings more than 30 years of aviation experience to HBC. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/NE87493 ) (Logo:...

2009-02-18 21:28:00

Supports corporations who rely on business aviation to succeed WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of America's most successful companies are under fire for owning business aircraft. They still need to fly and Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is here to help. In its latest advertising campaign, HBC reaches out to corporations who are under intense pressure to divest their business aircraft. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070322/HBLOGO ) (Photo:...

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Evening Hawker, Anaciaeschna triangulifera
2013-07-10 10:28:02

The evening hawker (Anaciaeschna triangulifera) is a species of dragonfly that is native to many areas in Africa including Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, and the neighboring island of Madagascar. It prefers to reside in tropical or subtropical arid forests, moist lowland forests, and arid and moist shrublands. It can be found near marshes, wetlands, and rivers. There is little known about the larval stage of the evening hawker, but it is thought to reside in streams or...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.