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2014-09-25 23:11:55

PlaneNoise Complaint Box provides KDTS management with a set of innovative, automated cloud-based tools streamlining the entire noise comment management process from data collection to GIS mapping to detailed analyses and reporting. Port Jefferson, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 PlaneNoise™, the leading provider of dedicated airport and aircraft noise complaint management solutions in the US, today announced that Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (KDTS) in Destin, Florida, is now using...

2012-09-14 23:01:38

LocalEdge to participate in 2012 Fall Home & Garden Expo promoting business to Integrate Communications Online for Uniquely Targeted Experience. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Area business LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, will be attending the 3rd Annual Fall Home and Garden Expo taking place Saturday, September 29th at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds. The event, presented by The Building Industry Association (BIA) of Okaloosa & Walton Counties,...

2012-06-14 23:01:02

DiSTI's Virtual Maintenance Technology Enables Effective Training Before F-35 Aircraft Are Fielded Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The DiSTI Corporation, a leading developer of interactive 3D software and customized training solutions, enabled early training for the Academic Training Center (ATC) at Eglin Air Force Base through advanced virtual maintenance training technology. DiSTI was selected by AAI Services Corporation for development of the F“35 Lightning II Aircraft...

2011-07-14 14:00:00

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) production model F-35 Lightning II to be assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing arrived here today at 1:18 p.m. CDT after its more than 90-minute ferry flight from Fort Worth, Texas. The aircraft, known as AF-9, will be used for activities in concert with training F-35 pilots and maintainers who begin coursework at the base's new F-35 Integrated Training Center this fall. AF-9 is a conventional...

2011-04-18 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) marked the delivery of the first F-35 Lightning II Full Mission Simulator (FMS) system to Eglin Air Force Base's 33rd Fighter Wing. Preparation and assembly is underway at the base's F-35 Integrated Training Center (ITC) for training to commence this fall. The Joint Strike Fighter FMS includes a high-fidelity 360-degree visual display system and a reconfigurable cockpit that simulates all three aircraft variants for...

2010-05-26 12:30:00

Sites in AL, FL, LA, MS and TX Highlighted - "Special Places" in Grave Jeopardy Today; Potential Impacts Underscore the Steep Cost of America's Addiction to Oil. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Padre Island National Seashore in Texas to the Everglades National Park in Florida, the 15 national parks, wildlife refuges and state parks in Gulf states most threatened by the ongoing BP oil blowout are identified in a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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