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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...

2009-01-20 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") announced today that Holloman Air Force Base, located in New Mexico, has completed the training of the 30,000th pilot on its G-LAB Human Centrifuge. The United States Air Force achieved an unprecedented milestone, training their 30,000th student in the G-LAB high performance human centrifuge on January 14, 2009. Celebration activities took place at the Holloman Air...

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2009-01-12 08:57:45

Britain's Prince William has started training to fly helicopters for the Royal Air Force's Search and Rescue Force, or SARF, officials said. William, 26, has arrived at the RAF's Shawbury base in Shropshire, England to embark on an 18-month helicopter training course, a move that likely means the royal family member is committed to the RAF for five more years, The Times of London reported Monday. The prince's earlier helicopter training ended badly after he used an RAF chopper for a private...

2008-12-24 08:29:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRT) today reported that it will receive $550,000 over two and a half years, in a legal settlement relating to inspection and repair costs it incurred following an incident in February 2005 involving deicing equipment it sold to the Philadelphia International Airport. Air T, Inc. through its wholly owned subsidiary Global Ground Support, LLC ("GGS"), negotiated the settlement with Elliot Equipment Company, the actual...


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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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