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GA-ASI Begins MDO Demonstrations Using Gray Eagle ER
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GA-ASI Begins MDO Demonstrations Using Gray Eagle ER

SAN DIEGO – 21 January 2020 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) on November 19, 2019 completed the first in a series of internally-funded Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) demonstrations using a company-owned Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The flight series will continue in 2020 and show that a GE-ER equipped with long-range sensors and...

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General Dynamics Begins Gulfstream G500 Deliveries to Europe
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General Dynamics Begins Gulfstream G500 Deliveries to Europe

Record-Breaking Fleet Grows Around the World RESTON, Va., Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that the Gulfstream G500 has been delivered to its first European customer. An undisclosed Western-Europe-based charter operator took delivery of the aircraft at Gulfstream Aerospace headquarters in Savannah, Georgia. The G500 earned certification from the...

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Aircastle Announces the Placement of Eleven Embraer E195-E2 Aircraft with KLM

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) ("Aircastle") announced today that it has entered into long-term lease agreements for eleven E195-E2 aircraft with KLM Cityhopper B.V. having delivery dates between 2021 and 2024. Mike Inglese, Aircastle's Chief executive Officer, stated, "We value our deep institutional relationship with The KLM Group and are...

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GA-ASI'S Predator Series Aircraft Pass Six Million Flight Hours RPA Sets Industry Record Providing Mission Support for Customers Worldwide
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GA-ASI'S Predator Series Aircraft Pass Six Million Flight Hours RPA Sets Industry Record Providing Mission Support for Customers Worldwide

San Diego – 04 November 2019 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) today announced that its Predator®-series of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), which includes the Predator, Predator B, Gray Eagle, Avenger® and MQ-9B SkyGuardian® lines, has surpassed six million flight hours. The milestone was achieved on October 31, 2019 with GA-ASI aircraft having completed 430,495...

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AMETEK AMERON Expands its Oxygen Overhaul Kit Capabilities
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AMETEK AMERON Expands its Oxygen Overhaul Kit Capabilities

Baldwin Park, CA, Oct. 30, 2019 – AMETEK AMERON recently achieved FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval on the M28022-00 and M806022-02 oxygen bottle overhaul kits, both of which service different assemblies on aircrafts. The M28022-00 kit is used in the overhaul of 5500 and 9700 Series Portable Cylinder Assemblies (PCAs). Meanwhile, the M806022-02 kit services the 898, 807368-01, and 804822-14...

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USMC Sets New Milestone with GA-ASI MQ-9A
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USMC Sets New Milestone with GA-ASI MQ-9A

Provides Crucial In-Theater Support and Proof of Concept for MUX SAN DIEGO – 12 September 2019 – Over the last year, the U.S. Marine Corps’ (USMC) Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) blazed a trail of firsts and was awarded the 2018 Marine Corps Aviation Association Unmanned Aircraft Squadron of the Year. A major component of the squadron’s accomplishments included use...

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New Mantis G Camera Drone from Yuneec Comes with Foldable and Handy 4K Quadcopter
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New Mantis G Camera Drone from Yuneec Comes with Foldable and Handy 4K Quadcopter

Features gimbal-stabilized camera and waypoint mode option that enables pilots to define an exact flight route based on a map using individual waypoints. Can stays in the air for up to 33 minutes before it lands automatically and controlled via smartphone in connection with a controller or voice control by Yuneec pilot app. Includes visual tracking function and offers high-speed mode of up to 72...

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US Air Force Selects Boeing for A-10 Thunderbolt II Re-Winging Contract
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US Air Force Selects Boeing for A-10 Thunderbolt II Re-Winging Contract

- Eleven-year award builds on more than a decade of A-10 support PLANO, Texas, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) will continue its legacy of A-10 Thunderbolt II sustainment work under an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract award from the U.S. Air Force (USAF), with a maximum ceiling value of $999 million. Under the contract, which was competitively awarded,...

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GA-ASI'S PREDATOR A RPA TURNS 25
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GA-ASI'S PREDATOR A RPA TURNS 25

SAN DIEGO – 17 July 2019 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, marks the 25th anniversary of its Predator A unmanned aircraft this month. Predator A completed its first flight in July 1994 and made its operational debut in 1995. More than...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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