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2009-12-07 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Graham Warwick, the senior technology editor for Aviation Week & Space Technology, has been selected to receive the 2009 Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aviation journalism. Warwick joined Aviation Week in 2008 after 30 years with Flight International, where he became the magazine's first Americas Editor in 1981 covering defense, technology and business news. He was the winner of the Decade of Excellence award for...

2006-12-15 16:17:41

(Dayton, Ohio - December 15, 2006) The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) will reveal the names of its enshrinee Class of 2007 tonight at a dinner celebrating the 103rd Anniversary of the Wright Brothers first powered flight.  Noted test and fighter pilot, Colonel Joe Kittinger, USAF (Ret.), a 1997 enshrinee of the NAHF, will make the announcement to open his keynote address at the event. The NAHF, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in Dayton in 1962 and chartered by the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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