China Cup – AY Race Report 4 & Summary

10th China Cup International Regatta 2016

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AY Race Report 4 & Summary

Wanhang Longcheer crushes it again in China
By CCIR Media – Sailing Intelligence
Sunday 30 October 2016, Shenzhen, China: They said that the level of competition in the Beneteau 40.7 fleet has never been tougher, yet Wanhang Longcheer won the 10th China Cup International Regatta by a country mile. Of the 10 divisions racing in Shenzhen, the 25-strong Beneteau 40.7 attracts the most international entries and is widely considered the most competitive.

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BLOODHOUND Project Newsletter


November 2016 – Newsletter

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BLOODHOUND SSC – a supersonic racing car designed to reach speeds of 1,000mph (1,600km/h).

Welcome to BLOODHOUND’s monthly newsletter, with the latest news about the Project and the Car. In the last month we’ve announced a new lead sponsor and our Race for the Line competition has appeared on the BBC. We also have news of exciting job opportunities at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre for engineers with a range of skills, so you could join our Team and be part of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!

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A sinister skyscape

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Title A sinister-looking aurora over Iceland
Released 31/10/2016 9:29 am
Copyright D. Necchi (

This whirling, twisting skyscape is an arresting and somewhat intimidating sight – a perfect Halloween Space Science Image of the Week. Jagged lanes in shades of dark and pale green tangle with bright patches of white, creating a knotted spiral somewhat reminiscent of a celestial serpent writhing across the sky, looming ominously over the sleepy town below.

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Swarm reveals why satellites lose track

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Title GPS interruptions
Released 28/10/2016 1:21 pm
Copyright ESA–ATG medialab (GFZ annotated)

Signals (yellow lines) from GPS satellites can be interrupted when lower-orbiting satellites like Swarm fly into equatorial plasma irregularities. The green line is a sample electron density profile measured by the Swarm satellites during one of these events.

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28 October 2016

Satellite engineers have been puzzling over why GPS navigation systems on low-orbiting satellites like ESA’s Swarm sometimes black out when they fly over the equator between Africa and South America. Thanks to Swarm, it appears ‘thunderstorms’ in the ionosphere are to blame.

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Textron Aviation to place new product investment at forefront with its largest aircraft display at NBAA 2016

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WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 28, 2016) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company is bringing 13 of its business jet and turboprop aircraft to NBAA’s 2016 Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Headlining the impressive display, the company will showcase its latest clean-sheet business jets under development: the super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude and the large cabin Cessna Citation Hemisphere.

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U.S. Coast Guard: Record year for drug busts; Concordia prepares for “subdued” tanker market

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U.S. Coast Guard: Record year for drug busts
October 28, 2016 — When it comes to drug busting, the U.S. Coast Guard had a record year. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the service and its interagency partners removed more than 416,600 pounds of cocaine worth over $5.6 billion in Fiscal Year 2016, which ran from Oct. 1, 2015, to Sept. 30, 2016. The service’s previous record was 367,700 pounds of cocaine removed in Fiscal Year 2008.

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