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2014-07-16 16:20:25

Precision Aviation Services and Government Capital Corp. join with AHI to provide solutions for government AS350 operators PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) has partnered with Precision Aviation Services and Government Capital Corp. to provide tax-exempt financing for mission equipment technology upgrades and required major maintenance for law enforcement and government-owned AS350-series helicopters. Precision Aviation Services, of...

2014-06-26 23:01:15

Philadelphia Police Department takes delivery of first of two AS350B2s from Airbus Helicopters. GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Philadelphia Police Department has taken delivery of the first of two new Airbus Helicopters AS350B2 AStar helicopters, becoming the latest in a long and growing list of U.S. law enforcement agencies to utilize this high performance aircraft produced by Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI). “We’re very happy with the completion of our first...

2014-06-17 23:04:31

Mississippi DPS takes delivery of a new Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e. Columbus, MS (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Captain Ron Kelly of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Air Wing accepted delivery Tuesday of an Airbus Helicopters Inc. AS350 B3e AStar produced for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS). The new law enforcement-equipped helicopter is a Mississippi-built product. Kelly, commander of the Highway Patrol Air Wing, said the AS350 B3e was clearly the best aircraft for the...

2014-04-16 08:21:05

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Air Force awards its secure OFFICIAL SENSITIVE Managed Mobility as a Service contract to Nine23 Ltd and Akhter Computers plc. The award of contract is to create and secure an ecosystem for iOS, Android and Windows devices with accredited access to OFFICIAL and OFFICIAL SENSITIVE data used by RAF specialist engineers and RAF aircraft engineers across three stations. The solution chosen was...

2014-02-19 12:22:19

2014 Fire Season Preparedness WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aerial firefighting companies have focused on an earlier than normal fire season in the western United States as the region continues to cope with dry conditions. But that does not mean they are taking short cuts in a multi-step annual preparedness process, which includes scheduled aircraft maintenance. For example, Columbia Helicopters of Portland, Oregon, operates a Model 234 Chinook and...

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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.