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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...

2009-05-18 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. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070322/HBLOGO ) "We are delighted to provide RayaJet and Ayla Aviation this superior aircraft," said Brad Hatt, president, Hawker Beechcraft Commercial Aircraft. "With its impressively...

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. (Nasdaq: AIRT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Ground Support, LLC, has received an order for 29 mobile deicing trucks, including three extended reach deicers, to be supplied to the United States Air Force for a total of approximately $11.5 million. The order is pursuant to Global's...

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. Rettig will oversee the company's United States Government business operations from its headquarters in Reston, VA. AgustaWestland North America operates under the privileged auspices of a US Government Special Security...

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. With this hand over, Raytheon's U.K.-based subsidiary Raytheon Systems Limited has now completed delivery of all Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR) equipment to the U.K. Ministry of Defence. With the five Sentinel aircraft, Raytheon delivered six tactical ground station units, two operational level ground station...

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. The so-called STANAG (Standardization Agreement) 4586 certification confirms that the TCS is the only unmanned ground control system conforming to the NATO standard. "This is a great accomplishment for the Navy, Raytheon and the TCS program," said Capt....

2009-01-23 13:00:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRT) announced that it will release its results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2008 on Friday, January 30, 2009. Air T, through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air freight service to the express delivery industry, manufactures and sells aircraft deicers and other special purpose industrial equipment, and provides ground support equipment and facilities maintenance to airlines. Air T is one of the largest,...

2009-01-22 07:00:00

Transfer of Ownership Expected to Occur on February 1, 2009 DENVER, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM), the largest air medical transportation company in the world, announced today the Company had entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Omniflight, Inc.'s Rescue Air operations in Atlanta and North Georgia. The transfer of ownership is expected to occur on February 1, 2009. The purchase price to be paid is based on a risk-sharing model...


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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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