E-Melges 24 – April 29, 2017

Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event #1 in Portoroz, Slovenia
The fleet of 33 Melges 24 teams from 15 countries were in lovely Portoroz, Slovenia to celebrate the start of the European sailing season. Clear skies and fair winds set off the Melges 24 European Sailing Series season opener
Great footage of the final day in Portoroz edited by Zerogradinord / Simona Bellobuono
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All on for Team Oman Air in second half of Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 in Qingdao

Act 2, Qingdao Ð Day 1 – Oman Air Sailing Team races during day one of Act 2 – Qingdao at the Extreme Sailing Series on April 28 2017 in Qingdao, China. Photo by Xaume Olleros / OC Sport

Team Oman Air have everything to play for going into the back half of the Extreme Sailing Series’ second round after racing in Qingdao, China, was abandoned today due to light winds.

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Australia floods

2017 Queensland floods

 

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  • Title 2017 Queensland floods
  • Released: 28/04/2017
  • Length 00:00:16
  • Language English
  • Footage Type Animation
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
  • DescriptionHeavy rains following Tropical Cyclone Debbie have caused rivers in eastern Australia to breach their banks, inundating roads and homes.The Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite mission captured these images of an area about 120 km northwest of Rockhampton, near the Junee State Forest.

    Here we see sediment-filled floodwaters from the Mackenzie and surrounding rivers inundating the land on 1 April. By 11 April, the waters appear to have receded.

Lockheed Martin’s Modernized TACMS Missile Aces Fifth Consecutive Flight Test

A Lockheed Martin TACMS missile blasts away from its launcher during a test flight at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin)

DALLAS, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile completed its fifth consecutive successful flight in a test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

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Team Oman Air promise to bounce back after frustrating opener to Extreme Sailing Series round two

Act 2, Qingdao Ð Day 1 – Oman Air Sailing Team races
during day one of Act 2 – Qingdao at the Extreme Sailing Series in Qingdao, China. Photo by Xaume Olleros / OC Sport

Typically challenging weather conditions in China’s Olympic Sailing City of Qingdao left Team Oman Air frustrated but defiant after a mixed bag of results in the Extreme Sailing Series round two curtain raiser.

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The SkyHawks officially begin their 2017 performance season

Corporal Axel Lubeck, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, flies a flag over Perris, California, during training on April 13, 2016.

April 28, 2017 – Trenton, Ontario – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team, the SkyHawks, will officially launch their 2017 performance season at the Wings over Gatineau Airshow in Gatineau, Québec, Sunday, April 30th.

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