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2009-06-06 21:47:56

Henry Allingham, Britain's oldest man -- and its oldest veteran -- was honored Saturday by the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force with a 113th birthday party. The festivities included a cake delivered by a raiding craft and a birthday card signed by the First Sea Lord, UK Express reported.

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.

2009-05-18 16:31:00

GENEVA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced an order from Jordan-based RayaJet and Ayla Aviation Academy for a Premier II -- the world's largest, best performing and most technologically advanced single-pilot business jet.

2009-05-07 06:45:00

DENVER, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM) announces the following Webcast: What: Air Methods Corporation Webcast When: Thursday, May 7, 2009 @ 4:15p ET Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=58279 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live Webcast, the call will be archived...

2009-05-04 08:00:00

- Order is under existing contract that expires in June 2009 - Company is responding to request for proposal for new contract MAIDEN, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Air T, Inc.

2009-04-23 13:29:00

RESTON, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, R. Scott Rettig was announced as the new Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of AgustaWestland North America, AgustaWestland Inc. and AgustaWestlandBell, a joint venture with Bell Helicopter - Textron. Mr.

2009-02-27 16:21:32

Sources with Britain's Royal Air Force said Princes William and Harry are likely to undergo initiation rituals including streaking and drinking from a toilet. The source said William, who is scheduled to join his new helicopter training squad next month at a Shawbury, England, base, will likely face the base's traditional initiation ritual of drinking beer out of a toilet while comrades dump buckets of ice water over his head, The Sun reported Friday. Meanwhile, Harry, whose training takes...

2009-02-10 08:00:00

WADDINGTON, England, Feb. 10, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the fifth and final Sentinel R Mk 1 aircraft to U.K. Royal Air Force at RAF Waddington.

2009-01-30 08:00:00

Achieving standard enables seamless unmanned ground system interoperability FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved another industry first from NATO for the U.S. Navy Tactical Control System.

2009-01-23 13:00:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air T, Inc.

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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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