Airbus-built satellite SES-10 successfully launched

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Satellite to replace and provide additional capacity for TV, enterprise and mobility services

Cape Canaveral, 31/03/2017 – The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and additional capacity for direct-to-home TV broadcasting, enterprise and mobility services to Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

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The Melges 32 – A Major League Player In Porto Venere

 

Melges 32 World League gets underway in Porto Venere, Italy

Porto Venere, Italy (Mar. 30, 2017) – Everything is set and ready for the first official appointment of the 2017 Melges World League (MWL) in Europe – a brand new format featuring the supersonic Melges 32 (March 31 – April 2), but also the wildly successful Melges 20 (April 7-9).

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Spring Break for Pilots

Time for some Sun’n Fun
We’re headed south to Florida tomorrow for the annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, Florida, that starts on Tuesday, April 4th.
Spring break
For us, flying to Sun’n Fun is not just about getting there, but about the journey and the stops along the way.  Light airplanes are great for personal transportation, but the trip itself is often more memorable than the actual destination. Below we share a few photos and videos of our 1,000 mile (1,600 km.) trip to central Florida from the Zenith Aircraft kit factory in Missouri:

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AW119KX HELICOPTER DEMO TOUR WITH SIMONE MORO IN NEPAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leonardo has just started a demo tour with its AW119Kx single engine helicopter together with Simone Moro, the only alpinist in history to have reached four 8,000 meters peaks in winter. Initial flying activities have been accomplished between March 24th and 28th and the tour is expected to be completed by mid-April.

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Alert, Canada

Alert, Canada

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  • Title Alert, Canada
  • Released 31/03/2017 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016-17), processed by ESA
  • DescriptionThis Sentinel-1 radar composite image takes us to the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island (lower-left), where the Nares Strait opens up into the Lincoln Sea in the Canadian Arctic.

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F-35 Lightning II’s UK arrival moves closer with contract award

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Readiness for the arrival of the UK’s first F-35 Lightning II jets took another step forward with the awarding of a contract by the US Department of Defense F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office worth more than £80m (US$102.2m) to Lockheed Martin to deliver the initial training, engineering, maintenance and logistics support for the UK’s F-35 Lightning II fleet over a three year period.

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Ucore Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources

Ucore Testifies Before U.S. Senate
Committee on Energy & Natural Resources
March 29, 2017 – HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is very pleased to announce that the Company has accepted an invitation to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources regarding the state of the industrial base for the production of strategic and critical materials in the United States. On March 28, 2017, Ucore’s Vice President Project Development, Randy MacGillivray, gave live testimony. A link to the recorded proceedings is available here: http://ucore.com/hearing

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