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  1. Faa Uav NPRM Open For Public CommentRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Aero-News Network

    The FAA has posted its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for commercial operation of UAVs in the Federal Register and opened the comment period for the rule until April 24. According to the rule's executive summary, the rulemaking proposes operating requirements to allow small unmanned aircraft systems to operate for non-hobby or non-recreational purposes. A small UAS consists of a small unmanned aircraft and equipment necessary for the safe and efficient operation of that aircraft.

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  2. FAA Issues SAIB For Robinson R44 Main Rotor BladesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Aero-News Network

    The FAA has issues a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin directed towards owners and operators of Robinson Helicopter Company model R44 and R44 II helicopters which have installed main rotor blades with part number C016-7 of a fatigue crack occurrence, and suggests a preflight check for signs of a fatigue crack on the trailing edge of the blade. The FAA has received a report from New Zealand of an in-flight failure of the main rotor blade on a Robinson R44 II helicopter which resulted in severe main rotor vibration.

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  3. Martin Aircraft Begins Trading On The ASXRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Aero-News Network

    New Zealand based Martin Aircraft Company Limited, the manufacturer of the Martin Jetpack, which the company says is the first practical jetpack able to be flown by a pilot or via remote control, began trading Tuesday at 11:00 AEDT on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol MJP. The Company's oversubscribed listing follows a cornerstone investment agreement with Hong Kong listed KuangChi Science Limited and support from both the general public and existing shareholders under the Equity Offer to raise the maximum subscription amount of A$27 million , at an offer price per share of A$0.40 for a total market cap of approx.

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  4. Two Google Lunar XPRIZE Teams Announce 'Rideshare' PartnershipRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Aero-News Network

    Hakuto, the only Japanese team competing for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, has announced a contract with fellow competitor, Astrobotic, based in Pittsburgh, PA to carry a pair of rovers to the moon. Astrobotic plans to launch its Google Lunar XPRIZE mission on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL during the second half of 2016.

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  5. Marion Blakey Appointed President And CEO Of Rolls-Royce NARead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Aero-News Network

    Marion C. Blakey has been appointed to become President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America and chair of the Rolls-Royce North America Board of Directors, replacing James M. Guyette who will be retiring in May. Ms. Blakey will leave her position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association where she has served nearly eight years.

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  6. Bombardier Confirms CS300 First Flight PlansRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Aero-News Network

    Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirmed Tuesday that, pending optimal weather conditions, the CS300 aircraft's first flight is expected to occur on February 26, 2015. The first flight follows last week's receipt of the Transport Canada flight permit that allowed the first CS300 flight test vehicle to join the flight test program and the successful high speed taxi runs conducted earlier this week.

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  7. Ball Announces Proposed Acquisition of Rexam PLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ink World

    Ball Corporation and Rexam PLC announced the terms of a recommended offer by Ball to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rexam in a cash and stock transaction. Under the terms of the offer, for each Rexam share, Rexam shareholders will receive 407p in cash and 0.04568 new Ball shares.

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  8. in Re: Complaint as to the Conduct of Barnes H. EllisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | FindLaw

    IN RE: Complaint as to the Conduct of Barnes H. ELLIS, Accused. In re Complaint as to the Conduct of Lois O. Rosenbaum, Accused.

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  9. Contracts for February 04, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | U.S. Department of Defense

    General Atomics, Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $279,144,933 fixed-price-incentive-firm and firm-fixed-price contract for MQ-9 Reaper production under Basic Ordering Agreement FA8620-10-G-3038. The contractor will provide 24 MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper aircraft and associated spare parts, support equipment and spares.

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  10. TFF board receives land donationRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2013 | Fayette County Union

    CUTLINE: Group at Rockwell sign: Rockwell Collins of Decorah recently donated land to be used for a future trail that will connect Freeport to the existing Trout Run Trail. Pictured outside the Decorah Rockwell Collins facility are Tom Hauber and Sarah Theiler of Rockwell Collins, and Trails From Freeport board members Heidi Rockweiler, Cindy Simpson, Jerry Weis, and Dale Putnam.

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  11. Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Straits Times

    Turkey has alarmed fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organizsation members by raising the prospect of handing China a multi-billion dollar missile contract, yet the long-running saga is far from over and Ankara may just be trading for a better deal. Turkey, Nato's only Muslim member, entered discussions in 2013 with the China Precision Machinery Export-Import Corporation over its first anti-missile system, a contract worth US$3.4 billion .

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  12. On eve of Fed exam, Synchrony growing like a weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    In the past year, Synchrony Financial has added more than 1,650 people to its payroll as it readies to separate from General Electric. Synchrony's Stamford, Conn.

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  13. TOKYO: ANA leads race to rescue SkymarkRead the original story

    Tuesday | Asia News Network

    ANA Holdings Inc. is expected to be the leading player in helping Skymark Airlines, which is under civil rehabilitation procedures, as about 20 various companies proposed to support the airline before the deadline to be a supporter ended Monday. The companies offered sponsorship because Skymark's arrival and departure slots at Haneda Airport, which enable 36 daily round trips, are highly attractive.

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  14. Defence procurement chief to step down this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    Warren King will take up another role for a short period of time, then retire, the ABC has been told. The DMO procures everything from pencils to submarines for the Australian Defence Force, and has control over a budget of almost $13 billion a year.

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  15. Michael Den Tandt: Jason Kenney's reputation as 'Mr. Fix-it'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canada.com

    Huge homes have sparked a heated debate in West Vancouver as the municipality considers measures to limit the size of new homes. Fitness champion Loredana Moretti turned her personal health around and says she looks better at 48 than she did in her 30s.

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  16. Why 40-Year-Old Tech Is Still Running America's Air Traffic ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Wired

    On Friday, September 26, 2014, a telecommunications contractor named Brian Howard woke early and headed to Chicago Center, an air traffic control hub in Aurora, Illinois, where he had worked for eight years. He had decided to get stoned and kill himself, and as his final gesture he planned to take a chunk of the US air traffic control system with him.

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  17. McColl raises job hopes at FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sunday Herald

    JIM McColl has raised hopes the workforce at the Ferguson shipyard in Inverclyde rescued by Clyde Blowers Capital will be trebled to around 400 staff, revealing the business has been "inundated" with enquiries since it moved in new ownership. JIM McColl has raised hopes the workforce at the Ferguson shipyard in Inverclyde rescued by Clyde Blowers Capital will be trebled to around 400 staff, revealing the business has been \"inundated\" with enquiries since it moved in new ownership.

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  18. Jason KenneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canada.com

    Jason Kenney came to the defence department with a reputation as Mr. Fix-it; he is the Minister Who Solves Problems. Mr. Kenney will need all his vaunted skill and energy, and then some, to untie the Gordian knot that is Canadian military procurement, as he recently promised to do.

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  19. New photos reveal mammoth structure of Paul Allen's six-engine StratolaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Paul Allen 's giant satellite launch plane, called Stratolaunch, has been kept mostly under wraps since the project began - or at least as much under wraps as you can keep something with a 380-foot wingspan. Unlike competitor SpaceX, Allen's scheme depends on Stratolaunch to bring a rocket up high enough into the atmosphere to complete the rest of the trip efficiently.

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  20. Hitachi buys maker of Honolulu rail systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hitachi Ltd. is buying the Italian train manufacturer contracted to design, build, operate and maintain Honolulu's rail transit system. The Japanese industrial group, which makes nuclear power equipment, rail systems and industrial machinery, will purchase Finmecannica's stake in Ansaldo STS SpA and AnsaldoBreda SpA in a deal valued at $2.2 billion. 1 comment