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2009-06-03 08:56:00

PALMDALE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On Tuesday, June 2, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) successfully conducted the initial demonstration flight of the Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft (ACCA). This flight marks the final and most significant milestone of Phase II of AFRL's ACCA program, in which Lockheed Martin replaced the mid/aft fuselage and empennage of a Dornier 328J aircraft with an advanced composite structure. "Yesterday was one of...

2008-08-22 00:00:31

By Karen Maeshiro PALMDALE -- The city's plan to build a $950 million power plant would not only increase the local energy supply but also drive job creation and attract businesses, Mayor Jim Ledford said Wednesday. The city earlier this month submitted an application to the California Energy Commission to build the 570-megawatt hybrid power plant north of Air Force Plant 42. In his annual State of the City address, delivered at a Palmdale Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Ledford touted...

2006-11-20 21:00:24

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) today authorized release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide scheduled commercial air service at Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD), beginning in 2007. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa hailed the Board's action as tangible evidence of his commitment to a regional approach to meeting Southern California's growing demand for air service. "Developing new and expanded service at Southland regional airports will go a long way...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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